An Institutional Approach of Beverly Crawford: A Critical Analysis


  • Chakkri Chaipinit A Lecturer of Department of Political Science, Faculty of Political Science and Law, Burapha University


Traditional Institutionalism, New-Institutionalism, Beverly Crawford, Cultural Conflict


A Traditional Institutionalism narrowly focusing on formal institutions had brought about an incomprehensive and incomplete analysis on social phenomenon. An establishment of New-Institutionalism has been appeared to lessen such limitations, and fulfill more comprehensive analytical findings. Level of analysis bounded with collectivism via a Traditional Institutionalism has been assorted with individualism. This reveals a more inclusive Institutionalism. In order to concrete an explanation, this article has selected Beverly Crawford’s Institutional approach mainly influenced by a Traditional Institutionalism as a model of study. It discovers that when bringing the New-Institutionalism to apply with a model, an analytical framework for studying causes of cultural conflict in each area can be conducted comprehensively. This result can probably lead to a conclusive and accurate solution.


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