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Philip Selznick: Ideals in the World

Martin Krygier

Abstract

Philip Selznick's wide-ranging writings engaged with fundamental questions concerning society, politics, institutions, law, and morals. Never confined by a single discipline or approach, he proved himself a major figure across a range of fields including sociology, organizations and institutions, leadership, political science, sociology of law, political theory, and social philosophy. This book-length treatment of Selznick's ideas discusses his various intellectual contributions. Reading across Selznick's work, one appreciates the coherence of his fundamental preoccupations—with the social con ... More

Keywords: Philip Selznick, society, politics, institutions, law, morals, sociology, organizations, leadership, political science

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780804744751
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804744751.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Martin Krygier, author