Chapter 1. Towards an Optometric Institutionalism and an Institutionalist Optometry: Integrating and complicating the micro and macro ‘foundations’ of institutions; Christopher W.J. Steele, Timothy R. Hannigan, Madeline Toubiana, Vern L. Glaser, and Joel Gehman.
Section A: Macro-Founding the Local: Exploring the Institutional Contexts of Action
Chapter 2. Revisiting the Foundations of Institutional Analysis; John Gehman.
Chapter 3. Institutional power and organizational space: How space constrains micro-level action in the emergency department; Stuart Middleton, Gemma Irving, and April Wright.
Chapter 4. How cities think: Strategy’s impact beyond implementation; Renate E. Meyer, Martin Kornberger, and Markus A. Höllerer
Chapter 5. Punishment and institutions: A macro-foundations perspective; Brett Crawford, and M. Tina Dacin
Chapter 6. In the land of sand and oil: How the macrofoundations of a tribal society shape the implementation of public-private partnerships (PPPs); Mhamed Biygautane, Evelyn Micelotta, Claudia Gabbioneta, and Giulia Cappallaro
Section B: Localizing the Macro-Foundational: Investigating Recursivity
Chapter 7. Fighting ‘factory fiction’: The evolution of a marginalized institutional logic in UK trade book publishing; Isabel Brüggemann, Jochem Kroezen, and Paul Tracey
Chapter 8. New structuralism and field emergence: The co-constitution of meanings and actors in the early moments of impact investing; Timothy R. Hannigan.
Section C: Reflections and Future Directions
Chapter 9. Rediscovering The Macrofoundations of Institutions: Reflections On the Language of Institutional Theory; Mary Ann Glynn
Chapter 10. Rediscovering the power of institutions: The macro-foundations of institutional analysis; Markus A. Höllerer, Marc Schneiberg, Patricia H. Thornton, Charlene Zietsma, and Milo S. Wang.
Chapter 11. Turtles all the way down – and up: Macro institutions; W. Richard Scott.