|Chapter title||Understanding institutions, actors and networks: advancing constructionist methods in urban policy research|
|Authors||Manzi, T. and Jacobs, K.|
|Editors||Maginn, P.J., Thompson, S.M. and Tonts, M.|
The chapter aims to demonstrate that constructionist social theory incorporates more than merely discourse analysis. It demonstrates the application of three main approaches: institutionalism, grid-group analysis and actor-network theory. The chapter illustrates how qualitative urban policy analysis can benefit from a range of theoretical insights.
|Keywords||Constructionism, institutionalism, grid-group analysis, actor-network theory|
|Book title||Qualitative urban analysis: an international perspective|
|Place of publication||Oxford|
|Series||Studies in qualitative methodology ; v. 9|