The interest in the formal and the informal spans across many sociological disciplines. In organization sociology, it has been a staple topic since the dawn of the field, reflected in such themes as the limits of bureaucracy, formal/informal leadership or formal/informal information flows. In sociology of law, the issue of informal working of legal institutions has also been a core problem, contributing to the very institutionalization of sociological studies of law, as opposed to lawyers' inquiries in its formal nature. Similarly, economic sociology has long been interested in investigating the exchange processes in informal economies, and the subtle relationships they have with the official ones. The Workshop intends to bring together these diverse interests and discourses and by doing so, to facilitate the confrontation of their theoretical assumptions and the empirical outcomes they produce.
Registration and Deadlines
Deadline for submitting paper proposals - 15 December 2012
Notification of paper acceptance - 15 January 2013
Abstracts should be submitted to Adriana Mica (email@example.com)
Please provide your personal information and institutional affiliation along with your proposal.
University of Warsaw,
Main Campus, Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28, Warsaw
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