Boundaries in the study of organization

  title={Boundaries in the study of organization},
  author={Loizos Heracleous},
The concept of boundaries as relational processes has been central and ubiquitous in the social sciences, especially in areas such as the formation of individual, group or national identities, the creation of class, ethnic or gender inequalities, or the social construction of professions, knowledge and science itself. A key theme running through these literatures is how symbolic resources are used to create, perpetuate, or challenge institutionalized differences or inequalities by creating… CONTINUE READING
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