College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Harriet Hartman: Professor, Sociology









Sociology for "Scientific" Eyes
Social Processes: Social Organization Teaching Ideas

Teaching Ideas

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  • Scientific enterprises as organizations
  • Organizational Characteristics (D.Champion, The Sociology of Organizations, NY: McGraw Hill, 1975)
  • Bureaucracy
    • Tennessee Valley Authority—goal displacement
    • Professionals vs. bureaucrats—goal conflict, hierarchy
  • Opportunity structure and gender (*R. Kanter,”The Impact of Hierarchical Structures and the Work behavior of Men and Women”)
  • Roles in disasters (L. Killian, “The Significance of Multiple-Group membership in Disaster”American Journal of Sociology 57, Jan 1952, 309-14; Kai Ericson, Everything in its Path)

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