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Economy and Society: Overviews in Economic Sociology / Edition 1
     

Economy and Society: Overviews in Economic Sociology / Edition 1

by Alberto Martinelli, Neil J. Smelser
 

ISBN-10: 0803984162

ISBN-13: 9780803984165

Pub. Date: 02/01/1991

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This is the first overview of the interface between economics and sociology. Normally considered quite separately, the volume reconciles the disciplines. Amongst the many questions considered are: the formal relationship between the two disciplines; the distinctive ranges of empirical data which each discipline calls into question; how the substantive findings

Overview

This is the first overview of the interface between economics and sociology. Normally considered quite separately, the volume reconciles the disciplines. Amongst the many questions considered are: the formal relationship between the two disciplines; the distinctive ranges of empirical data which each discipline calls into question; how the substantive findings of one discipline can modify the assumptions of the other.

The book explores the historical development of economic theories of society and the concept of the rational economic actor and contextualizes debates on rationality. The contribution of economic sociology is demonstrated through critical assessments of key areas of the literature such as the state\market divi

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803984165
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/01/1991
Series:
SAGE Studies in International Sociology Series , #41
Pages:
322
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
Economic Sociology - Alberto Martinelli and Neil J Smelser
Historical Threads and Analytic Issues
PART ONE: CULTURAL AND INSTITUTIONAL CONTEXTS OF THE ECONOMY
Ideology and Economic Activity - Michio Morishima
Educational Systems and the Economy - A H Halsey
PART TWO: ECONOMIC CO-ORDINATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Market and State in Advanced Capitalist Societies - Johannes Berger
Market and State in Centrally Planned Economies - Andrzej K Ko[ac]zmi[ac]nski
The Informal Economy - Arnaldo Bagnasco
PART THREE: INTERNATIONAL LINKAGES AND NATIONAL SOCIETIES
International Labour Migration and Class Relations - Ay[ci]se [um]Onc[um]u
Transnational Corporations - Volker Bornschier and Hanspeter Stamm
International Economies and Domestic Policies - Gary Gereffi
International Financial Networks and Institutions - Richard Swedberg

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