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This insightful key resource presents the clearest, most comprehensive and wide ranging account of economic sociology to date. Hass presents a critical and sophisticated yet approachable analysis of economic behaviour and phenomena. He makes the insights, claims, and logic of economic sociology interactive and accessible to students, while exposing the realities of today’s complex economic world and the challenges of studying economies and societies.
This introductory text:
Incorporating illustrations, case studies, a glossary, chapter notes, and a comprehensive bibliography, this student-friendly text also puts forward suggestions for further project work by showing the reader areas that require further investigation.
1. Economic Sociology Unbound 2. Sociology and Economics, Economic Theory and its Sociological Critique 3. The Rise of Markets and Economic Development 4. The State, Public Policy, and Economic Organization 5. The Heart of the Economy: Organizations and Corporations 6. Economies, Inequality, and Mobility 7. The Great Experiment. Markets in the Shadows of Socialism 8. Brave New World? A Critical Examination of Globalization. Conclusion - Remaining Challenges of Economic Sociology in the New Millennium