Reading Notes September 23rd

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Carter Whittington Jordan Radke Soci 415 23 September 2011 Reading Notes 9/23 Lindblom starts off by helping the reader understand what coordination is in terms of society, not the economy. He then goes on to discuss how the market system is, in a way, coordination without a coordinator. Furthermore he sheds light on the idea of mutual adjustment and talks about its importance in maintaining peace and order in society. The next segment is on reluctant recognition in which Lindblom talks about how the elites keep the masses under control and how they justify doing so. Moving on, he shows how rules and authority are not as good at keeping order and control as the complex processes of interaction within a society. The next point Lindblom makes is about coordination in the face of scarcity. He states that as a good or service becomes more scarce, order becomes much harder to keep, and therefore, all the more necessary. The gist of the Chapter 3 is to show what black and gray markets are and how they
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This note was uploaded on 12/08/2011 for the course SOCI 415 taught by Professor Margarita during the Spring '09 term at UNC.

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