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Papakostas, ApostolisORCID iD iconorcid.org/0000-0003-0707-6668
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Papakostas, A. (2017). Resorna med Sven - en obenägen medresenärs anteckningar. In: Paavo Bergman & Gunnar Olofsson (Ed.), På väg: En vänbok till Sven E. Hort (pp. 261-268). Lund: Arkiv förlag & tidskrift
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Resorna med Sven - en obenägen medresenärs anteckningar
2017 (Swedish)In: På väg: En vänbok till Sven E. Hort / [ed] Paavo Bergman & Gunnar Olofsson, Lund: Arkiv förlag & tidskrift, 2017, p. 261-268Chapter in book (Other academic)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Lund: Arkiv förlag & tidskrift, 2017
National Category
Sociology
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-33633 (URN)978-91-7924-289-3 (ISBN)
Available from: 2017-10-24 Created: 2017-10-24 Last updated: 2017-12-27Bibliographically approved
Papakostas, A. (2016). Cadastral maps, the simplification of space and social tensions: A contrast of Sweden and Greece. In: Malgorzata Bogunia-Borowska (Ed.), Social spaces and social relations: Introduction by Anthony Giddens (pp. 21-38). Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang Publishing Group
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Cadastral maps, the simplification of space and social tensions: A contrast of Sweden and Greece
2016 (English)In: Social spaces and social relations: Introduction by Anthony Giddens / [ed] Malgorzata Bogunia-Borowska, Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2016, p. 21-38Chapter in book (Refereed)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2016
Series
Warsaw studies in philosophy and social sciences ; 7
National Category
Sociology (excluding Social Work, Social Psychology and Social Anthropology)
Research subject
Politics, Economy and the Organization of Society
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-30612 (URN)978-3-631-66784 (ISBN)
Available from: 2016-07-16 Created: 2016-07-16 Last updated: 2017-06-26Bibliographically approved
Ahrne, G. & Papakostas, A. (2014). Organisationer, samhälle och globalisering: Tröghetens mekanismer och förnyelsens förutsättningar (2ed.). Lund: Studentlitteratur AB
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Organisationer, samhälle och globalisering: Tröghetens mekanismer och förnyelsens förutsättningar
2014 (Swedish)Book (Refereed)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Lund: Studentlitteratur AB, 2014. p. 224 Edition: 2
National Category
Sociology
Research subject
Politics, Economy and the Organization of Society
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-24395 (URN)9789144096209 (ISBN)
Note

Reviderad upplaga.

Available from: 2014-08-21 Created: 2014-08-21 Last updated: 2017-06-26Bibliographically approved
Papakostas, A. (2013). Kommunkorruption? Antecknignar kring en besvärande fråga [Review]. Ekonomisk Debatt (7), 86-89
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Kommunkorruption? Antecknignar kring en besvärande fråga
2013 (Swedish)In: Ekonomisk Debatt, ISSN 0345-2646, no 7, p. 86-89Article, book review (Other academic) Published
National Category
Social Sciences
Research subject
Politics, Economy and the Organization of Society
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-20175 (URN)
Note

Recension av:Wångmar, Erik (2013). Tillit och korruption: korruption, maktmissbruk och bristande tillit i svensk lokalpolitik 1963-2011. Stockholm: Santérus

Available from: 2013-11-14 Created: 2013-11-14 Last updated: 2017-12-06Bibliographically approved
Papakostas, A. (2012). Civilizing the public sphere: Distrust, trust and corruption (1ed.). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Civilizing the public sphere: Distrust, trust and corruption
2012 (English)Book (Refereed)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. p. xv, 190 Edition: 1
Series
Palgrave Studies in European Political Sociology ; 1
National Category
Political Science Sociology (excluding Social Work, Social Psychology and Social Anthropology)
Research subject
Politics, Economy and the Organization of Society
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-17352 (URN)978-1-137-03041-2 (ISBN)
Note

Rysk översättning: Становление цивилизованной публичной сферы: недоверие, доверие и коррупция. Пер. с англ. Д. Жихаревича. М.: ВЦИОМ, 2016.

Utdrag i rysk översättning publicerade i tidskriften Мониторинг общественного мнения: экономические и социальные перемены. Выпуск № 1 (131) / 2016, c. 346-362

Available from: 2012-11-15 Created: 2012-11-15 Last updated: 2017-06-26Bibliographically approved
Papakostas, A. (2012). De medlemslösa organisationernas tidevarv (1ed.). In: Wijkström, Filip (Ed.), Civilsamhället i samhällskontraktet: en antologi om vad som står på spel (pp. 35-54). Stockholm: European Civil Society Press
Open this publication in new window or tab >>De medlemslösa organisationernas tidevarv
2012 (Swedish)In: Civilsamhället i samhällskontraktet: en antologi om vad som står på spel / [ed] Wijkström, Filip, Stockholm: European Civil Society Press , 2012, 1, p. 35-54Chapter in book (Other academic)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Stockholm: European Civil Society Press, 2012 Edition: 1
National Category
Sociology (excluding Social Work, Social Psychology and Social Anthropology)
Research subject
Politics, Economy and the Organization of Society
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-17084 (URN)978-91-86641-03-0 (ISBN)
Available from: 2012-09-19 Created: 2012-09-19 Last updated: 2017-06-26Bibliographically approved
Papakostas, A. (2011). More organization with fewer people (1ed.). In: Wijkström, Filip; Zimmer, Annette (Ed.), Nordic civil society at a cross-roads: transforming the popular movement tradition (pp. 73-107). Baden-Baden: Nomos
Open this publication in new window or tab >>More organization with fewer people
2011 (English)In: Nordic civil society at a cross-roads: transforming the popular movement tradition / [ed] Wijkström, Filip; Zimmer, Annette, Baden-Baden: Nomos , 2011, 1, p. 73-107Chapter in book (Refereed)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Baden-Baden: Nomos, 2011 Edition: 1
National Category
Sociology (excluding Social Work, Social Psychology and Social Anthropology)
Research subject
Politics, Economy and the Organization of Society
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-17079 (URN)978-3-8329-5432-1 (ISBN)
Available from: 2012-09-18 Created: 2012-09-18 Last updated: 2017-06-26Bibliographically approved
Papakostas, A. (2011). The rationalization of civil society. Current Sociology, 59(1), 5-23
Open this publication in new window or tab >>The rationalization of civil society
2011 (English)In: Current Sociology, ISSN 0011-3921, E-ISSN 1461-7064, Vol. 59, no 1, p. 5-23Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Two ideas are almost universally accepted as reality in political sociology. One is that numbers are declining in nearly all membership associations. The usual interpretation of this phenomenon is that it occurs because of individualization. The other is that the character of collective action has changed. This idea, which stems from Touraine, Melucci and Castells, states that a new historical category of social action has emerged, one that resembles action in primary groups rather than in organizations and in some way is a victory over the iron law of oligarchy. This article questions both ideas. The author intends to show that another historical process is in play here, namely, a process of ‘inert rationalization’ in social movements, political parties and associations, which is taking place in Europe with different starting points and at different tempos. The result of this process can be summed up as ‘more organization with fewer people’. Domination, inherent in oligarchic organizations, is being transformed by the creation of a new organizational boundary between elite (or profession) and members. The point is that it is membership itself as a form for affiliation that is disappearing, not just members. The article argues that this is mainly because resource mobilization patterns have historically changed from the mobilization of resources drawn from members to the mobilization of resources drawn from other organizations. Finally, the article analyses the importance of the unstructured power fields (or open spaces) created by rationalization processes for social innovation and new social movements.

National Category
Sociology
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-6393 (URN)10.1177/0011392110385967 (DOI)000287067900002 ()2-s2.0-78951481940 (Scopus ID)
Available from: 2011-02-24 Created: 2011-02-23 Last updated: 2017-12-11Bibliographically approved
Papakostas, A. & Polanska, D. (2009). Ett låst samhälle?. In: Christine Roman & Lars Udehn (Ed.), Från klass till organisation: en resa genom det sociala landskapet. Malmö: Liber
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Ett låst samhälle?
2009 (Swedish)In: Från klass till organisation: en resa genom det sociala landskapet / [ed] Christine Roman & Lars Udehn, Malmö: Liber , 2009Chapter in book (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Malmö: Liber, 2009
National Category
Sociology
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-6420 (URN)978-91-47-09019-8 (ISBN)
Available from: 2011-02-24 Created: 2011-02-24 Last updated: 2017-06-26Bibliographically approved
Papakostas, A. (2009). Misstro, tillit, korruption och det offentligas civilisering. Lund: Studentlitteratur
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Misstro, tillit, korruption och det offentligas civilisering
2009 (Swedish)Book (Other academic)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Lund: Studentlitteratur, 2009. p. 198
National Category
Social Sciences
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:sh:diva-6382 (URN)978-91-44-05157-4 (ISBN)
Available from: 2011-02-24 Created: 2011-02-23 Last updated: 2017-06-26Bibliographically approved
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