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Making social order

Silva, Elizabeth (2009). Making social order. In: Taylor, Stephanie; Clarke, John; Bromley, Simon and Hinchcliffe, Steve eds. Making Social Lives. Milton Keynes: The Open University, pp. 306–348.

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Chapter explores how rules of conduct (what social scientists call 'norms') are shaped and how they shape prople's expectations and behaviour. It focuses on the relationship between people and motor traffic showing how it has been ordered and reordered at different times.It points to the idea that there are different social orders in different social places and historical times.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Copyright Holders: 2009 The Open University
ISBN: 0-7492-1641-7, 978-0-7492-1641-2
Keywords: social order, everyday life, motor traffic. Foucault, Goffman, Monderman, Buchanan
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Sociology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)
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Item ID: 26522
Depositing User: Elizabeth Silva
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2011 00:05
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2012 14:39
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