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The Handbook of Economic Sociology, Second Edition.

Author: Neil J Smelser; Richard Swedberg
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press ; New York : Russell Sage Foundation, ©2005
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The Handbook of Economic Sociology, Second Edition is the most comprehensive and up-to-date treatment of economic sociology available. The first edition, copublished in 1994 by Princeton University Press and the Russell Sage Foundation as a synthesis of the burgeoning field of economic sociology, soon established itself as the definitive presentation of the field, and has been widely read, reviewed, and adopted.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Neil J Smelser; Richard Swedberg
ISBN: 0691121257 9780691121253 0691121265 9780691121260
OCLC Number: 994454897
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (749 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; PART I: GENERAL CONCERNS; 1. Introducing Economic Sociology; 2. Comparative and Historical Approaches to Economic Sociology; 3. The New Institutionalisms in Economics and Sociology; 4. Principles of an Economic Anthropology; 5. Behavioral Economics; 6. Emotions and the Economy; PART II: THE ECONOMIC CORE: ECONOMIC SYSTEMS, INSTITUTIONS, AND BEHAVIOR; Section A: The Economy in a Macrosociological Perspective; 7. The Economic Sociology of the Ancient Mediterranean World; 8. The Global Economy: Organization, Governance, and Development. 9. The Political and Economic Sociology of International Economic Arrangements10. Post-Communist Economic Systems; Section B The Sociology of Economic Institutions and Economic Behavior; 11. Markets in Society; 12. The Sociology of Labor Markets and Trade Unions; 13. Banking and Financial Markets; 14. Sociology of Work and Occupations; 15. Culture and Consumption; 16. The Sociology of Money and Credit; 17. Networks and Economic Life; 18. The Informal Economy; Section C: The Sociology of Firms, Organizations, and Industries; 19. Business Groups and Social Organization; 20. Entrepreneurship. 21. Firms and Environments PART III: INTERSECTIONS OF THE ECONOMY; 22. The State and the Economy; 23. A Sociological Approach to Law and the Economy; 24. Welfare States and the Economy; 25. Education and the Economy; 26. New Directions in the Study of Religion and Economic Life; 27. Gender and Economic Sociology; 28. The Ethnic Economy; 29. Technology and the Economy; 30. The Economy and the Environment; Contributors; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z.
Other Titles: Economic sociology

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The Handbook of Economic Sociology, Second Edition is the most comprehensive and up-to-date treatment of economic sociology available. The first edition, copublished in 1994 by Princeton University Press and the Russell Sage Foundation as a synthesis of the burgeoning field of economic sociology, soon established itself as the definitive presentation of the field, and has been widely read, reviewed, and adopted. Since then, the field of economic sociology has continued to grow by leaps and bounds and to move into new theoretical and empirical territory. The second edition, whi.

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