The Internet age has given us blisteringly fast connectivity to the World Wide Web, cloud computing, nearly instant collaboration and high definition face-to-face video communication with our peers around the world. Yet in terms of our rate of economic productivity, we have not only stalled in the past several years but also taken hugely dramatic…
ROBERT MERTON ON FINANCIAL INNOVATION AND RETIREMENT
American sociologist Dr. Robert Merton is considered by many scholars as one of the founding fathers of modern sociology. Dr. Merton is best known for coining the phrases “role model” and “self-ful…
Robert K. Merton - structureel functionalist. Concepts: Clarifying functional analysis, Unanticipated consequences and manifest and latent functions, paradigm of deviant behaviour, obliteration by incorporation' multiples, the Matthew effect.
Robert Merton's strain theory. Cultural goals v. Institutional Means.
Robert Merton, ‘Science and Technology in a Democratic Order’, Journal of Legal and Political Sociology, vol. 1 (1942), pp. 115–126.
Nobel laureate Robert Merton in Sydney. Superannuation
Feature: Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Merton