Laws of the Markets / Edition 1

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With the collapse of the planned economies of Eastern Europe, the market is extending its reach and at the same time claiming its universal applicability.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780631206088
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 10/23/1998
  • Series: Sociological Review Monographs Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 1,168,126
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

1. On the Role of Accounting in the Structuring of EconomicBehaviours: Peter Miller (The London School of Economics andPolitical Science).

2. Title not yet available: Michel Callon: (Ecole NationaleSuperieure des Mines, Paris).

3. Does the State make the Market or the Market, the State? TheCosmologies of Railroad Kings in the United States and France:Frank Dobbin (Princeton University, USA).

4. The Proliferation of Social Currencies: V. Zelizer (PrincetonUniversity, USA).

5. Markets as Institutions: An Ethnographic Approach: MitchelAbolafia (State University of New York).

6. The Contribution of Social Sciences to the Construction ofMarkets: The Case of Marketing: Frank Cochoy (Uiversiti deToulouse).

7. Karl Polanyi Revisited: On the Great Transformation: BrunoLatour (Ecole des mines de Paris).

8. On the Constructions of Boundaries between the State and theMarket: John Law (Keele University, UK).

9. The Politics of Industrial Policy and the Non-MarketGovernance Structure: The Case of Japan: Bai Gao (Duke University,USA).

10. How Economists Contribute to the Construction of Markets:The Case of the Cement Industry: Hervi Dumez and A. Jeunemaitre(Ecole Polytechnique, Paris).

11. Shifting Boundaries and Social Construction in the EarlyElectricity Industry 1876-1910: Mark Granovetter (StanfordUniversity, USA).

12. Recombinant Property in Eastern European Capitalism: DavidStark (Cornell University, USA).


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