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The handbook of economic sociology

Author: Neil J Smelser; Richard Swedberg
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press ; New York : Russell Sage Foundation, ©1994.
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During recent years, social scientists have reaffirmed their belief that almost every facet of social life requires an understanding of how economic institutions work and how they are influenced.  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Neil J Smelser; Richard Swedberg
ISBN: 0691034486 9780691034485 0691044856 9780691044859
OCLC Number: 29703776
Description: viii, 835 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Introduction : General concerns. The sociological perspective on the economy / Neil J. Smelser and Richard Swedberg --
Culture and economy / Paul DiMaggio --
The return of institutional economics / Geoffrey M. Hodgson --
Transaction cost economics and organizational theory / Oliver E. Williamson --
Evolutionary theorizing about economic change / Richard R. Nelson --
Learning by monitoring : the institutions of economic development / Charles F. Sabel --
A rational choice perspective on economic sociology / James S. Coleman --
pt. 2. The economic core : economic systems, institutions, and behavior. Section A. The economy in macrosociological perspective. Civilizations and the organization of economies / Gary G. Hamilton --
The international economy and economic development / Gary Gereffi --
The socialist economic system / Ivan Szelenyi, Katherine Beckett, and Lawrence P. King. Section B. The sociology of economic institutions and economic behavior. Markets as social structures / Richard Swedberg --
Capitalist work and labor markets / Chris Tilly and Charles Tilly --
Money, banking, and financial markets / Mark S. Mizruchi and Linda Brewster Stearns --
Trade, transportation, and spatial distribution / Michael D. Irwin and John D. Kasarda --
Networks and economic life / Walter W. Powell and Laurel Smith-Doerr --
Consumption, preferences, and changing lifestyles / Jonathan Frenzen, Paul M. Hirsch, and Philip C. Zerrillo --
The informal economy and its paradoxes / Alejandro Portes --
Section C. The sociology of firms, organizations, and industry. Business groups / Mark Granovetter --
Entrepreneurship and management / Alberto Martinelli --
Firms, wages, and incentives / Aage B. Sørensen --
Firms and their environments / Nitin Nohria and Ranjay Gulati --
Measuring performance in economic organizations / Marshall W. Meyer. pt. 3. Intersections of the economy. Education and the economy / Richard Rubinson and Irene Browne --
Gender and the economy / Ruth Milkman and Eleanor Townsley --
Religion and economic life / Robert Wuthnow --
The ethnic economy / Ivan Light and Stavros Karageorgis --
Labor and leisure / Nicole Woolsey Biggart --
The roles of the state in the economy / Fred Block --
Welfare states and the economy / Gösta Esping-Andersen --
The sociology of distribution / Suzanne Elise Shanahan and Nancy Brandon Tuma --
The economy and the environment / Johannes Berger.
Other Titles: Economic sociology.
Responsibility: Neil J. Smelser and Richard Swedberg, editors.
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