The architecture of illegal markets : towards an economic sociology of illegality in the economy (eBook, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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The architecture of illegal markets : towards an economic sociology of illegality in the economy

Author: Jens Beckert; Matías Dewey
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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From illegal drugs, stolen artwork, and forged trademarks, to fraud in financial markets - the phenomenon of illegality in market exchanges is pervasive. Illegal markets have great economic significance, have relevant social and political consequences, and shape economic and political structures. Despite the importance of illegality in the economy, the field of economic sociology unquestioningly accepts the premise  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Online-Ressource
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jens Beckert; Matías Dewey
ISBN: 9780191836442 0191836443
OCLC Number: 1003326584
Notes: This edition previously issued in print: 2017.
Description: 1 Online-Ressource : Illustrationen (black and white)
Contents: PART I: CONCEPTUALIZING ILLEGAL MARKETS; PART II: SECRECY AND ILLEGAL MARKETS; PART III: THE STATE IN INFORMAL MARKET PLACES; PART IV: SHIFTING DEFINITIONS OF ILLEGALITY; PART V: ILLEGAL PRACTICES IN LEGAL MARKETS
Responsibility: Jens Beckert and Matías Dewey.

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This book makes a contribution to understanding the structure of markets on which such illegal transactions occur. The authors apply the tools of economic sociology to develop conceptual frames  Read more...

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This creative and inspiring book provides, as the editor's note, "the start" of a much-needed conversation on illegal markets (p. 27). Also, in an era when the U.S. Supreme Court has rendered legal Read more...

 
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