Economy and Society

Economy and Society

by Robert J. Holton
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415029090

ISBN-13: 9780415029094

Pub. Date: 09/16/1992

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Focusing on the interrelationship between economy and society, Robert Holton provides a landmark study in the emerging field of economic sociology. Pointing out the importance of politics and culture to the successful functioning of the economy, Holton points out the

strengths, and not the weaknesses of economic liberalism and political economy.

Overview

Focusing on the interrelationship between economy and society, Robert Holton provides a landmark study in the emerging field of economic sociology. Pointing out the importance of politics and culture to the successful functioning of the economy, Holton points out the

strengths, and not the weaknesses of economic liberalism and political economy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415029094
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/16/1992
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.81(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

PART 1: 1. Defining the economy: a historical, multi-dimensional approach 2. The differentiation of economy and society PART 2: Introduction 3. Economic Liberalism and the theory of the market 4. An evaluation of the traditions of economic liberalism 5. Political Economy:

Bringing power back in 6. Political economy: A critical assessment 7. Economic sociology: Bringing culture back in 8. Economic sociology: An evaluation of a culture-inclusive theory of economy and society 9. Economic sociology: Towards a new synthesis

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