The handbook of economic sociology / Neil J. Smelser and Richard Swedberg, editors

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Subjects: Economics--Sociological aspects
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Princeton : Princeton University Press ; New York : Russell Sage Foundation, c1994
LC Classification: H, HM
Table of Contents: Preface
Acknowledgments
1. The Sociological Perspective on the Economy / Neil J. Smelser, Richard Swedberg 3
2. Culture and Economy / Paul DiMaggio 27
3. The Return of Institutional Economics / Geoffrey M. Hodgson 58
4. Transaction Cost Economics and Organization Theory / Oliver E. Williamson 77
5. Evolutionary Theorizing about Economic Change / Richard R. Nelson 108
6. Learning by Monitoring: The Institutions of Economic Development / Charles F. Sabel 137
7. A Rational Choice Perspective on Economic Sociology / James S. Coleman 166
8. Civilizations and the Organization of Economics / Gary G. Hamilton 183
9. The International Economy and Economic Development / Gary Gereffi 206
10. The Socialist Economic System / Ivan Szelenyi, Katherine Beckett, Lawrence P. King 234
11. Markets as Social Structures / Richard Swedberg 255
12. Capitalist Work and Labor Markets / Chris Tilly, Charles Tilly 283
13. Money, Banking, and Financial Markets / Mark S. Mizruchi, Linda Brewster Stearns 313
14. Trade, Transportation, and Spatial Distribution / Michael D. Irwin, John D. Kasarda 342
15. Networks and Economic Life / Walter W. Powell, Laurel Smith-Doerr 368
16. Consumption, Preferences, and Changing Lifestyles / Jonathan Frenzen, Paul M. Hirsch, Philip C. Zerrillo 403
17. The Informal Economy and Its Paradoxes / Alejandro Portes 426
18. Business Groups / Mark Granovetter 453
19. Entrepreneurship and Management / Alberto Mortinelli 476
20. Firms, Wages, and Incentives / Aage B. Sorensen 504
21. Firms and Their Environments / Nitin Nohria, Ranjay Gulati 529
22. Measuring Performance in Economic Organizations / Marshall W. Meyer 556
23. Education and the Economy / Richard Rubinson, Irene Browne 581
24. Gender and the Economy / Ruth Milkman, Eleanor Townsley 600
25. Religion and Economic Life / Robert Wuthnow 620
26. The Ethnic Economy / Ivan Light, Stavros Karageorgis 647
27. Labor and Leisure / Nicole Woolsey Biggart 672
28. The Roles of the State in the Economy / Fred Block 691
29. Welfare States and the Economy / Gosta Esping-Andersen 711
30. The Sociology of Distribution and Redistribution / Suzanne Elise Shanaban, Nancy Brandon Tuma 733
31. The Economy and the Environment / Johannes Berger 766
About the Authors 799
Name Index 805
Subject Index 825
Alternate Titles: Economic sociology
Additional Authors: Smelser, Neil J
Swedberg, Richard
Notes: LCCN: 94001047
ISBN: 0691034486 (alk. paper) :$60.00
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Physical Description: viii, 835 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
OCLC Number: 29703776
ISBN/ISSN: 0691034486

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