Principles of Economic Sociology Richard Swedberg Principles of Economic Sociology The last fifteen years have witnessed an explosion in the popularity creativity and productiveness of economic sociology an approach that traces its roots back to Max Weber This important new text
  • Title: Principles of Economic Sociology
  • Author: Richard Swedberg
  • ISBN: 9780691130590
  • Page: 447
  • Format: Paperback
Principles of Economic Sociology Richard SwedbergThe last fifteen years have witnessed an explosion in the popularity, creativity, and productiveness of economic sociology, an approach that traces its roots back to Max Weber This important new text offers a comprehensive and up to date overview of economic sociology It also advances the field theoretically by highlighting, in one analysis, the crucial economic roles ofThe last fifteen years have witnessed an explosion in the popularity, creativity, and productiveness of economic sociology, an approach that traces its roots back to Max Weber This important new text offers a comprehensive and up to date overview of economic sociology It also advances the field theoretically by highlighting, in one analysis, the crucial economic roles of both interests and social relations.Richard Swedberg describes the field s critical insights into economic life, giving particular attention to the effects of culture on economic phenomena and the ways that economic actions are embedded in social structures He examines the full range of economic institutions and explicates the relationship of the economy to politics, law, culture, and gender Swedberg notes that sociologists too often fail to properly emphasize the role that self interested behavior plays in economic decisions, while economists frequently underestimate the importance of social relations Thus, he argues that the next major task for economic sociology is to develop a theoretical and empirical understanding of how interests and social relations work in combination to affect economic action Written by an author whose name is synonymous with economic sociology, this text constitutes a sorely needed advanced synthesis and a blueprint for the future of this burgeoning field.
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  1. Finally I was right Economic sociology is about putting social relations into economic analysis Modern economics posits rational self interest as the answer to everything, and what a fucking mess that has made I 3 sociology This book was a fairly dry, broad overview of the potential subdiscipline One little thing that the author did that means so much to me when males authors do it, so I have to give him props for it, is using the female pronoun throughout the text I so admire feminist men Yay, [...]

  2. This book argues for a sociological concept of interest for economic sociology It has a handy discussion of some of the classics of political economy Smith, Marx, Tocqueville, Weber , and a nice bibliography for anyone interested in economic culture.

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