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Economic sociology

Author: Arthur L Stinchcombe
Publisher: New York, New York : Academic Press, 1983 ©1983
Series: Studies in Social Discontinuity
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Economic Sociology introduces the student to the main conceptions of economic sociology; illustrates the application of the concepts and theories of economic sociology; and critiques the growing literature that uses economic sociology in the explanation of macroscopic social phenomena, mostly deriving from the Marxist tradition. The book features chapters that discusses the ecological analysis of societies; how  Read more...
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur L Stinchcombe
ISBN: 148326131X 9781483261317
OCLC Number: 1336705749
Language Note: English
Accession No: (DK-820120)9910110547605765
Notes: Description based upon print version of record
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Front Cover; Economic Sociology; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Chapter 1. The Economic Sociology of Neo-Marxism; THE SOCIOLOGY OF THE ENTERPRISE IN MARX; PAIGE AND AGRICULTURAL ENTERPRISE; SKOCPOL AND POLITICAL COMPONENTS OF MODES OF PRODUCTION; IMMANUEL WALLERSTEIN AND THE WORLD SYSTEM; ROLES IN THE ENTERPRISE AND SOCIAL CLASS; AN ASSESSMENT OF NEO-MARXISM; OUTLINE; Chapter 2. Ecology; ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIETY; EXTERNAL ECONOMIES OF ACTIVITIES; ACCESS TO AN ENVIRONMENT; ECOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF ACTIVITIES; ECOLOGICAL ORGANIZATION AND STRATIFICATION; ECOLOGY OF KARIMOJONG SOCIETY ECOLOGY OF FRENCH SOCIETYECOLOGY OF AMERICAN SOCIETY; ECOLOGY AND THE ROLE OF NATURE IN ECONOMIC SOCIOLOGY; Chapter 3. Technology and Manipulation of the Environment; THE SOCIAL IMPACT OF TECHNOLOGY; HERDING TECHNOLOGY IN KARIMOJA; EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY FRANCE: A GRAIN TECHNOLOGY WITH IMPERIAL AMBITIONS; THE UNITED STATES: MODERN TECHNOLOGY WITH SCHOOL-TAUGHT PRACTITIONERS; TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIAL STRUCTURE; GENERAL COMPONENTS OF TECHNOLOGY; Chapter 4. Economic Organization; THE PROPERTY SYSTEM; THE EMBEDDING OF PROPERTY RIGHTS IN ADMINISTRATIVE SYSTEMS; THE SOCIAL STRUCTURE OF LABOR MARKETS DIVISION OF BENEFITSFLOWS OF INCOME; SUMMARY; ECONOMIC ORGANIZATION OF THE KARIMOJONG; THE ORGANIZATION OF WORK IN THE OLD REGIME; THE ECONOMIC ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN SOCIETY; SOCIAL RELATIONS OF PRODUCTION; Chapter 5. Peopling the Social Structure; POPULATION THEORY; SOCIAL CONTINUITY AMONG THE KARIMOJONG; AGRARIAN POPULATION ORGANIZATION IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY FRANCE; POPULATION AND THE LABOR FORCE IN AMERICAN SOCIETY; POPULATION AND ECONOMY; Chapter 6. Toward a Theory of Modes of Production; WHAT SOCIAL UNIT HAS A MODE OF PRODUCTION?; CONCRETE SOCIAL FORMATIONS AN EXCURSUS ON MODES OF DESTRUCTIONECONOMICS, INDIVIDUAL MOTIVATIONS, AND INSTITUTIONAL VARIETY; SOCIETAL VARIATIONS IN CLASS RELATIONS; References; Index; STUDIES IN SOCIAL DISCONTINUITY
Series Title: Studies in Social Discontinuity
Responsibility: Arthur L. Stinchcombe

Abstract:

Economic Sociology introduces the student to the main conceptions of economic sociology; illustrates the application of the concepts and theories of economic sociology; and critiques the growing literature that uses economic sociology in the explanation of macroscopic social phenomena, mostly deriving from the Marxist tradition. The book features chapters that discusses the ecological analysis of societies; how economic objectives get translated into requirements on social relations; the basic structure of claims on the flow of benefits from economic enterprises; the reproduction of relations

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