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Amitai Etzioni

Other affiliations: Columbia University, Harvard University, Brooklyn Law School  ...read more
Bio: Amitai Etzioni is an academic researcher from George Washington University. The author has contributed to research in topics: Politics & Human rights. The author has an hindex of 75, co-authored 616 publications receiving 28687 citations. Previous affiliations of Amitai Etzioni include Columbia University & Harvard University.


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01 Jan 1988
TL;DR: The New Paradigm: Underlying Themes Part I: BEYOND PLEASURE: The case for Deontological SOCIAL SCIENCES Introduction Chapter 2: Pleasure, Altruism, and the Great X Chapter 3: Substantive Differences: Moral Not Equal Pleasure Chapter 4: Some Evidence: People Act Unselfishly Chapter 5: The Irreducibility of Moral Behavior Part II: BEyond RATIONALISM: The ROLE OF VALUES and EMOTIONS Introduction Chapter 6: Normative-Affective Factors Chapter 7
Abstract: Contents Preface Acknowledgments Chapter 1: The New Paradigm: Underlying Themes PART I: BEYOND PLEASURE: THE CASE FOR DEONTOLOGICAL SOCIAL SCIENCES Introduction Chapter 2: Pleasure, Altruism, and the Great X Chapter 3: Substantive Differences: Moral Not Equal Pleasure Chapter 4: Some Evidence: People Act Unselfishly Chapter 5: The Irreducibility of Moral Behavior PART II: BEYOND RATIONALISM: THE ROLE OF VALUES AND EMOTIONS Introduction Chapter 6: Normative-Affective Factors Chapter 7: How Inefficient? The Scope of Intra-Cognitive Limitations Chapter 8: What Is Rational? Chapter 9: Instrumental Rationality: Supportive Condition Chapter 10: Thoughtless Rationality (Rules of Thumb) PART III: BEYOND RADICAL INDIVIDUALISM: THE ROLE OF COMMUNITY AND POWER Introduction Chapter 11: Collective (Macro) Rationality Chapter 12: Encapsulated Competition Chapter 13: Political Power and Intra-Market Relations Chapter 14: In Conclusion: Policy and Moral Implications Overview and Propositional Inventory Bibliography Name Index Subject Index

1,602 citations

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16 Mar 1993
TL;DR: Communitarianism is a movement, founded by Amitai Etzioni in 1991, whose adherents are united in the belief that the West must balance their passion for individualism with a new sense of social responsibility as discussed by the authors.
Abstract: Communitarianism is a movement, founded by Amitai Etzioni in 1991, whose adherents are united in the belief that the West must balance their passion for individualism with a new sense of social responsibility. Communitarians call for a re-awakening of civic pride and a new awareness of the values and institutions which help sustain us through the uncertainties of the modern world - marriage, schools, the family, neighbourhoods and religious groups.

1,104 citations

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TL;DR: This chapter discusses the role of community and power in the development of rationalism and discusses the roles of pleasure, altruism, and self-consistency in the context of dominant culture.

980 citations


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TL;DR: In this article, the authors present a model that incorporates this overall argument in the form of a series of hypothesized relationships between different dimensions of social capital and the main mechanisms and proces.
Abstract: Scholars of the theory of the firm have begun to emphasize the sources and conditions of what has been described as “the organizational advantage,” rather than focus on the causes and consequences of market failure. Typically, researchers see such organizational advantage as accruing from the particular capabilities organizations have for creating and sharing knowledge. In this article we seek to contribute to this body of work by developing the following arguments: (1) social capital facilitates the creation of new intellectual capital; (2) organizations, as institutional settings, are conducive to the development of high levels of social capital; and (3) it is because of their more dense social capital that firms, within certain limits, have an advantage over markets in creating and sharing intellectual capital. We present a model that incorporates this overall argument in the form of a series of hypothesized relationships between different dimensions of social capital and the main mechanisms and proces...

15,365 citations

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TL;DR: In this paper, Imagined communities: Reflections on the origin and spread of nationalism are discussed. And the history of European ideas: Vol. 21, No. 5, pp. 721-722.

13,842 citations

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01 Jan 2005
TL;DR: The Neoliberal State and Neoliberalism with 'Chinese Characteristics' as mentioned in this paper is an example of the Neoliberal state in the context of Chinese characteristics of Chinese people and its relationship with Chinese culture.
Abstract: Introduction 1 Freedom's Just Another Word 2 The Construction of Consent 3 The Neoliberal State 4 Uneven Geographical Developments 5 Neoliberalism with 'Chinese Characteristics' 6 Neoliberalism on Trial 7 Freedom's Prospect Notes Bibliography Index

10,062 citations

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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors go beyond the existing distinction between attitudinal and behavioral commitment and argue that commitment, as a psychological state, has at least three separable components reflecting a desire (affective commitment), a need (continuance commitment), and an obligation (normative commitment) to maintain employment in an organization.

9,212 citations

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TL;DR: In this paper, the coherence des croyances des employes dans l'implication de l'organisation a son egard et le role d'un tel soutien organisationnel ainsi que l'ideologie d'echange sur l'absenteisme is discussed.
Abstract: Deux etudes mettent a l'epreuve plusieurs hypotheses concernant la coherence des croyances des employes dans l'implication de l'organisation a son egard et le role d'un tel soutien organisationnel ainsi que de l'ideologie d'echange sur l'absenteisme

6,288 citations