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Understanding the publishing field : the contributions of Bourdieu
(University of St Andrews, 2011) - Thesis
In this dissertation I call into question the way the concept of ‘field’ is treated in neo-institutional research by readdressing Pierre Bourdieu’s elaboration of field. I discuss Bourdieu’s framework which includes three ...
Negotiations of legitimacy : the value of recognition for Glasgow UNESCO City of Music
(University of St Andrews, 2014) - Thesis
This thesis examines the emergence of the organization, the Glasgow UNESCO City of Music, following the award of the title UNESCO City of music to Glasgow in 2008 from a Bourdieusian perspective. Bourdieu’s concepts of ...
Challenging legitimacy in cultural fields : the case of Dundee Rep
(University of St Andrews, 2013-11) - Thesis
This thesis argues for a dualistic, epistemological, framework for the study of legitimacy which recognises the different ways it might be understood to exist, and as such be managed, within organisations. It is based on ...