Adriana Mica, PhD

Faculty of Applied Social Sciences and Resocialization, UW.

Publications

BOOKS

Mica, Adriana, Mikołaj Pawlak, Anna Horolets, Paweł Kubicki. [forthcoming]. Routledge International Handbook of Failure: Perpsectives from Sociology and Social Sciences. Abingdon: Routledge.

Mica, Adriana, Anna Horolets, Mikołaj Pawlak, Paweł Kubicki. 2020. Ignorance and Change: Anticipatory Knowledge and the European Refugee Crisis. Abingdon: Routledge.

Mica, Adriana. 2018. Sociology as Analysis of the Unintended: From the Problem of Ignorance to the Theory of the Possible. Abingdon and New York: Routledge

Mica, Adriana, Katarzyna Wyrzykowska, Rafał Wiśniewski, and Iwona Zielińska, eds. 2018. Socioloy of the Invisible Hand. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.

Mica, Adriana, Jan Winczorek, and Rafał Wiśniewski, eds. 2015. Sociologies of Formality and Informality. Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien: Peter Lang.

Mica, Adriana. 2012. Scandals and Party Moots. Mass Protests during the Ceauşescu Regime in RomaniaFrankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.

Mica, Adriana, Arkadiusz Peisert, and Jan Winczorek, eds. 2011. Sociology and the Unintended. Robert Merton Revisited. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang.

Mica. Adriana, and Paweł Łuczeczko, eds. 2011. Ludzie i nie-ludzie. Perspektywa socjologiczno-antropologiczna. Pszczółki: Orbis Exterior.

 

ARTICLES

Kubicki, Paweł, Mikołaj Pawlak, Adriana Mica. 2020. Proces tworzenia polityki publicznej wobec niepełnosprawności. „Polityka Społeczna” 10(559): 22-29.

Horolets, Anna, Adriana Mica, Mikołaj Pawlak, Paweł Kubicki. 2020. Ignorance as an Outcome of Categorizations: The ‘Refugees’ in the Polish Academic Discourse Before and After the 2015 Refugee Crisis. “East European Politics and Societies and Cultures” 34(3): 730-751.

Kubicki, Paweł, Mikołaj Pawlak, Adriana Mica, Anna Horolets. 2019. Porażka w polityce publicznej. “Kwartalnik Kolegium Ekonomiczno-Społecznego Studia i Prace” 37(1): 13–41.

Kubicki, Paweł, Mikołaj Pawlak, Adriana Mica, Anna Horolets. 2017. Wyjście z cienia: Polityka uchodźcza w sytuacji kryzysu“Polityka Społeczna” 9(522): 22–28.

Mica, Adriana. 2017. “The Unintended Consequences in New Economic Sociology: Why Still Not Taken Seriously?” Social Science Information 56(4): 544-566.

Mica, Adriana. 2016. “Towards a Typology of Hybrid Formalities and Informalities” Polish Sociological Review (2) 194: 139-153.

Mica, Adriana. 2014. “Weber’s «Essential Paradox of Social Action»: What Can Sociology of the Unintended Learn from Public Policy Analysis?” Profilaktyka Społeczna i Resocjalizacja 23: 71-95.

Mica, Adriana. 2013. From Diffusion to Translation and Back. Disembedding–Re-embedding and Re-invention in Sociological Studies of Diffusion.” Polish Sociological Review 1 (181): 3-19.

Mica, Adriana. 2011. “Consequences of Diffusion of Innovations – Trap-Neuter-Return in Bucharest, Romania.” Societas/Communitas 2 (12): 269-290.

Mica, Adriana. 2011. “Skandal i panika moralna.” Tematy z Szewskiej 2 (6): 33-41.

Mica, Adriana. 2010. “Moral Panic, Risk or Hazard Society – the Relevance of a Theoretical Model and Framings of Maidan Dogs in Chisinău and Bucharest.” Polish Sociological Review 1 (169): 39-61.

Mica, Adriana. 2009. ”Reply to Disclosure Scandals in Romania Political Parties and the Romanian Orthodox Church.” Polish Sociological Review 1 (165): 41-56.

Mica, Adriana. 2008. “Discussion on the 1977 Jiu Valley Strike as Scandal in Romania.” Sfera politicii 16 (129-130): 31-42.

Mica, Adriana. 2005. “Workers and Intellectuals in Communist and Early Post-Communist Romania.” Archival Research Papers (ARP) – Open Society Archives.

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

Mica, Adriana, Katarzyna M. Wyrzykowska, Iwona Zielińska oraz Rafał Wiśniewski. 2018. “Three in One: Invisible Hand-Type Theories in Sociology.” In: The Sociology of the Invisible Hand, edited by Adriana Mica, Katarzyna M. Wyrzykowska, Rafał Wiśniewski oraz Iwona Zielińska, 11-40. Peter Lang.

Mica, Adriana, Katarzyna M. Wyrzykowska, Rafał Wiśniewski oraz Iwona Zielińska. 2018. “Invisible Hand in Sociology: Where Does It Take Us?” In: The Sociology of the Invisible Hand, edited by Adriana Mica, Katarzyna M. Wyrzykowska, Rafał Wiśniewski oraz Iwona Zielińska, 407-424. Peter Lang.

Mica, Adriana. 2018. “Is Anomaly the New Hybrid? Semiformal and Parabanking Institutions in the Financial Sector.” In: Loan Companies in Poland: Theory and Practice, edited by Iwona Jakubowska-Branicka, 11-32. Warsaw: ISNS UW.

Mica, Adriana. 2018. “The Purification of Anomalies: Parabanking and Nonbanking Institutions in the Polish Financial Sector.” In: Loan Companies in Poland: Theory and Practice, edited by Iwona Jakubowska-Branicka, 33-53. Warsaw: ISNS UW.

Mica, Adriana. 2018. „Czy anomalia jest nową hybrydą? Półformalne i parabankowe instytucje w sektorze finansowym.” In: Rynek firm pożyczkowych w Polsce. Teoria i praktyka, edited by Iwona Jakubowska-Branicka, 13-34. Warszawa: Polskie Towarzystwo Ekonomiczne.

Mica, Adriana. 2018. „Rynek firm pożyczkowych w Polsce. Teoria i praktyka.” In: Rynek firm pożyczkowych w Polsce. Teoria i praktyka, edited by Iwona Jakubowska-Branicka, 35-56. Warszawa: Polskie Towarzystwo Ekonomiczne.

Pawlak, Mikołaj,  and Adriana Mica. 2017. “Coping with the Unintended Consequences of Institutional Work.” In: New Themes in Institutional Analysis: Topics and Issues from European Research, edited by Georg Krücken, Carmelo Mazza, Renate E. Meyer and Peter Walgenbach, 377-408. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Mica, Adriana. 2015. “Unintended Consequences: History of the Concept.” In: International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second edition), edited by James D. Wright (editor-in-chief), 24: 744-749, Oxford: Elsevier.

Mica, Adriana, Jan Winczorek, and Rafał Wiśniewski. 2015. “Sociologies of Formality and Informality.” In: Sociologies of Formality and Informality, edited by Adriana Mica, Jan Winczorek and Rafał Wiśniewski, 9-16. Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien: Peter Lang.

Mica, Adriana. 2012. “The »Anthropological Essence« of Scandal: Ritualization of Party Moots on Mass Protests in Late Communist Romania.” In: Towards Anthropology of Legal Field: Critiques and Case Studies, edited by  Raquel Medina Plana and Tomáš Ledvinka, 88-98. Prague: Faculty of Humanities, Charles University.

Mica, Adriana. 2012. “Pojednanie poprzez kozła ofiarnego – przestrzeń publiczna i piłka nożna w Kluż-Napoca w Rumunii.” In: Antagonizm i pojednanie w środowiskach wielokulturowych, edited by Jacek Kurczewski and Aleksandra Herman,  271-312. Gdańsk: Słowo/Obraz Terytoria.

Mica, Adriana. 2012. “Zakorzenienie piłki nożnej jako pojednanie. Celowe i nieoczekiwane sekwencje.” In: Socjologia pojednania, edited by Jacek Kurczewski, 185-200. Kraków: Nomos.

Mica, Adriana. 2011. “How Non-Linear Is the Linear Model of Innovation? Treatment of Consequences in Diffusion and Translation Models.” In: Sociology and the Unintended. Robert Merton Revisited, edited by Adriana Mica, Arkadiusz Peisert and Jan Winczorek, 129-149. Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Warszawa, Wien: Peter Lang.

Mica, Adriana, Arkadiusz Peisert, and Jan Winczorek. 2011. “Introduction.” In: Sociology and the Unintended. Robert Merton Revisited, edited by Adriana Mica, Arkadiusz Peisert and Jan Winczorek, 9-26. Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Warszawa, Wien: Peter Lang.

Mica, Adriana. 2011. “Introduction.” In: Sociology and the Unintended. Robert Merton Revisited, edited by Adriana Mica, Arkadiusz Peisert and Jan Winczorek, 29-31. Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Warszawa, Wien: Peter Lang.

Mica, Adriana. 2011. “Strategies of Cognitive Dissonance Reduction and Unintended Consequences of »Adoption« of Stray Dogs in Bucharest, Romania.” In: Non-Human in Social Science: Animals, Spaces, Things, edited by Petr Gibas, Karolína Pauknerová and Marco Stella, 69-86. Prague: Pavel Mervart.

Mica, Adriana. 2011. “Bezpańskie psy i ich Panowie. Niezamierzone konsekwencje i efekty dysonansu poznawczego w zarządzaniu populacją psów w Rumunii.” In: Ludzie i nie-ludzie. Perspektywa socjologiczno-antropologiczna, edited by Adriana Mica and Paweł Łuczeczko, 233-259. Pszczółki: Orbis Exterior.

Mica, Adriana. 2009. “Forgiveness and Disclosure Scandals in Romania.” In: Forgiveness: Probing the Boundaries, edited by Stephen Bloch-Schulman and David White, 257-274. Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary Press (e-book).

Mica, Adriana. 2008. “Would-be «European Norms» of Decommunization in Romania.” In: Normative Environment of European Integration. Social, Political and Cultural Obstacles to Compliance to European Norms, edited by  Józef Niżnik, 141-163. Warsaw: IFIS Publishers.

Mica, Adriana. 2008. “Administering Naming Search for Truth in Political Police Files: the Romanian Case.” In: Living in Truth: A Conceptual Framework for a Wisdom Society and the European Construction, edited by Andrei Marga, Theodor Berchem and Jan Sadlak, Cluj-Napoca: Cluj University Press.

 

BOOK REVIEWS

Mica, Adriana. 2021. “(book review) ‘Why Austerity Persists. By Jon Shefner and Cory Blad. Medford, Mass.: Polity Press, 2019. PP. vi+203. $69.95 (hardcover), $24.95 (paperback)’.” American Journal of Sociology 126 (5): 1295-1297.

Mica, Adriana. 2019. “When Things Don’t Fall Apart: Global Financial Governance and Developmental Finance in an Age of Productive Incoherence.” European Societies 22 (1): 151-154.

Mica, Adriana. 2018. “Theories and Social Mechanisms: Essays in Honour of Mohammed Cherkaoui, volumes one and two / Including a Symposium on Albert O. Hirschman.European Societies 20 (4) 694-698.

Mica, Adriana. 2017. “A Review of The Return of History: Conflict, Migration, and Geopolitics in the Twenty First Century (Jennifer Welsh 2016 Anansi) and Refuge: Transforming a Broken Refuge System (Alexander Betts and Paul Collier 2017 Allen Lane).” Papers of Social Pedagogy 1 (6).

Mica, Adriana. 2016. “Imagined futures: fictional expectations and capitalist dynamics.” European Societies 19: 115-117.

Mica, Adriana. 2016. “Emerging from Turbulence: Boeing and Stories of the American Workplace Today, by Leon Grunberg and Sarah Moore. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2016. 195 pp. $40.00 cloth. ISBN: 9781442248540.” Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews 45: 602-604.

Mica, Adriana. 2016. “Vollmer, Hendrik, 2013: The Sociology of Disruption, Disaster and Social Change: Punctuated Cooperation. New York: Cambridge University Press.” economic sociology_the European electronic newsletter 17 (3): 50-51.

Mica, Adriana. 2014. “A Sociological Contribution to HAHR’s Open Forum on Jeremy Adelman’s (2013) Biography of Albert O. Hirschman.” Polish Sociological Review 186: 243-249.

Mica, Adriana. 2013. “Review: »Challenging the Innovation Paradigm« By Karl-Erik Sveiby, Pernilla Gripenberg and Beata Segercrants (eds.). 2012; 272 pages; Routledge: New York and Oxon.” Innovation: Management, Policy & Practice 15 (3): 393-394.

Mica, Adriana. 2011. “Alejandro Portes, Economic Sociology: A Systematic Inquiry, Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2010.” Polish Sociological Review 3 (175): 411-416.

Mica, Adriana. 2011. “Janine R. Wedel, Shadow Elite: How the World’s New Power Brokers Undermine Democracy, Government, and the Free Market, New York: Basic Books, 2009.” Polish Sociological Review 2 (174): 263-266.

Mica, Adriana. 2009. “Coal Miners from JiuValley – from Moral Panic to Moral Anxiety. Discussion of Jack R. Friedman and David A. Kideckel.” Societas/Communitas 1 (7): 281-285.

 

CONFERENCE COMMUNIQUES

Mica, Adriana, Marta Olcoń-Kubicka, and Katarzyna Wyrzykowska. 2017. “Workshop Review: New Economic Sociology and Sociology: Where Do They Meet? Where Do They Diverge? Warsaw, May 22–23, 2017.” Journal of Economic Sociology 4: 194-198.

Mica, Adriana, and Rafał Wiśniewski. 2012. “Workshop on Embeddedness and Embedding. Conference of the Polish Sociological Association, the University of Gdańsk and the Kashubian Institute, Gdańsk, 14-15 May 212.” Polish Sociological Review 3 (179): 443-446.

Mica, Adriana, and Iwona Zielińska. 2010. “The Sociology of Relation among Humans, Non-Humans and Hybrids. 10-11 May, 2010. Gdańsk, Poland.” Polish Sociological Review 3 (171): 355-357.