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Readings in economic sociology

Author: Nicole Woolsey Biggart
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell, 2002.
Series: Blackwell readers in sociology, 8.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text reflects contemporary thought in the field of economic sociology. Covering economic action, capitalist states, globalizing markets and the interactions between economy and culture, it  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicole Woolsey Biggart
ISBN: 0631228616 9780631228615 0631228624 9780631228622
OCLC Number: 48533249
Description: xv, 365 p. ; 26 cm.
Contents: An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations ; Of the division of labour ; Of the principle which gives occasion to the division of labour ; Of the natural and market price of commodities / Adam Smith --
Grundrisse: foundations of the critique of political economy ; Selections from the chapter on capital ; Economy and society: an outline of interpretive sociology ; Economic action ; Religious ethics and economic rationality ; The market: its impersonality and ethic ; Class, status, party / Max Weber --
The great transformation ; Societies and economic systems ; Evolution of the market pattern ; The self-regulating market and the fictitious commodities: labor, land, and money / Karl Polanyi --
Economic action and social structure: the problem of embeddedness / Mark Granovetter --
Making markets: opportunism and restraint on Wall Street / Mitchel Y. Abolafia --
Homo economicus unbound: bond traders on Wall Street / Mitchel Y. Abolafia --
Auctions: the social construction of value: The search for a fair price / Charles Smith --
The structural sources of adventurism: the case of the California Gold Rush / Gary G. Hamilton --
The separative self: androcentric bias in neoclassical assumptions / Paula England --
Weber's last theory of capitalism / Randall Collins --
Markets as politics: a political-cultural approach to market institutions / Neil Fligstein --
Rethinking capitalism / Fred Block --
Developing difference: social organization and the rise of the auto industries of South Korea, Taiwan, Spain, and Argentina / Nicole Woolsey biggart, Mauro F. Guillen --
Learning from collaboration: knowledge and networks in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries / Walter W. Powell --
The forms of capital / Pierre Bourdieu --
Money, meaning, and morality / Bruce G. Carruthers, Wendy Nelson Espeland --
The social meaning of money / Viviana A. Zelizer --
The domestic production of monies --
Opposing ambitions: gender and identity in an alternative organization / Sherryl Kleinman --
Money as moral currency / Sherryl Kleinman --
Greening the economy from the bottom up? Lessons in consumption from the energy case / Loren Lutzenhiser.
Series Title: Blackwell readers in sociology, 8.
Responsibility: edited by Nicole Woolsey Biggart.

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