Day+34-35+Katrina+I+15-17+Nov+2010

Day+34-35+Katrina+I+15-17+Nov+2010 - Katrina I: FEMA and...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/4/11 Katrina I: FEMA and its organizational environment / Organizational Theory 1. The State as a resource dependent organization 2. The State as a set of organizations 3. Introduction to Hurricane Katrina
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2/4/11 THE STATE = government at the federal, state, or local (county, city) levels The Katrina story will encompass all three levels, although the majority of the focus is at the federal level
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2/4/11 Conceptions of the State An embodiment of a nation A power elite
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2/4/11 Back to the fast food The embodiment and power elite stories don’t give us much in the way of understandin g contradictory policies and
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2/4/11 What is an organizational theory approach to The State has external dependencies like any other organization it needs money it depends upon other nation-states (some are allies, some are enemies)
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To manage these dependencies, states have developed various capacities The capacity to intervene into the economy Ex:
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This note was uploaded on 02/04/2011 for the course SOC 110 taught by Professor Powers during the Fall '07 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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