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High stakes institutional translation: establishing North America’s first government-sanctioned supervised injection site

Abstract:

Around the world, potentially effective responses to serious social problems are left untried because those responses are politically, culturally or morally problematic in affected communities. I describe the process through which communities import such practices as “highstakes institutional translation”. Drawing on a study of North America’s first supervised injection site for users of illegal drugs, I propose a process model of high-stakes institutional translation that involves a triggeri...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.5465/amj.2015.0714

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Department:
Lincoln College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Academy of Management Publisher's website
Journal:
Academy of Management Journal Journal website
Volume:
60
Issue:
5
Pages:
1771-1800
Publication date:
2017-01-20
Acceptance date:
2016-12-03
DOI:
EISSN:
1948-0989
ISSN:
0001-4273
Pubs id:
pubs:697746
URN:
uri:6b16d735-0736-4dd5-ac0b-c3c3f7388e5a
UUID:
uuid:6b16d735-0736-4dd5-ac0b-c3c3f7388e5a
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pubs:697746
Paper number:
5

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