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The Handbook of Economic Sociology, Second Edition
Edited by Neil J. Smelser & Richard Swedberg

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface vii
Acknowledgments xi

PART I: GENERAL CONCERNS

Chapter 1. Introducing Economic Sociology by Neil J. Smelser and Richard Swedberg 3
Chapter 2. Comparative and Historical Approaches to Economic Sociology by Frank Dobbin 26
Chapter 3. The New Institutionalisms in Economics and Sociology by Victor Nee 49
Chapter 4. Principles of an Economic Anthropology by Pierre Bourdieu 75
Chapter 5. Behavioral Economics by Roberto Weber and Robyn Dawes 90
Chapter 6. Emotions and the Economy by Mabel Berezin 109

PART II: THE ECONOMIC CORE: ECONOMIC SYSTEMS, INSTITUTIONS, AND BEHAVIOR

Section A: The Economy in a Macrosociological Perpective

Chapter 7. The Economic Sociology of the Ancient Mediterranean World by Ian Morris and J. G. Manning 131
Chapter 8. The Global Economy: Organization, Governance, and Development by Gary Geref 160
Chapter 9. The Political and Economic Sociology of International Economic Arrangements by Neil Fligstein 183
Chapter 10. Post-Communist Economic Systems by Lawrence P. King and Iván Szelényi 205

Section B: The Sociology of Economic Institutions and Economic Behavior

Chapter 11. Markets in Society by Richard Swedberg 233
Chapter 12. The Sociology of Labor Markets and Trade Unions by Wolfgang Streeck 254
Chapter 13. Banking and Financial Markets by Linda Brewster Stearns and Mark S. Mizruchi 284
Chapter 14. Sociology of Work and Occupations by Andrew Abbott 307
Chapter 15. Culture and Consumption by Viviana Zelizer 331
Chapter 16. The Sociology of Money and Credit by Bruce G. Carruthers 355
Chapter 17. Networks and Economic Life by Laurel Smith-Doerr and Walter W. Powell 379
Chapter 18. The Informal Economy by Alejandro Portes and William Haller 403

Section C: The Sociology of Firms, Organizations, and Industries

Chapter 19. Business Groups and Social Organization by Mark Granovetter 429
Chapter 20. Entrepreneurship by Howard E. Aldrich 451
Chapter 21. Firms and Environments by Gerald F. Davis 478

PART III: INTERSECTIONS OF THE ECONOMY

Chapter 22. The State and the Economy by Fred Block and Peter Evans 505
Chapter 23. A Sociological Approach to Law and the Economy by Lauren B. Edelman and Robin Stryker 527
Chapter 24. Welfare States and the Economy Evelyne by Huber and John D. Stephens 552
Chapter 25. Education and the Economy by Mary C. Brinton 575
Chapter 26. New Directions in the Study of Religion and Economic Life by Robert Wuthnow 603
Chapter 27. Gender and Economic Sociology by Paula England and Nancy Folbre 627
Chapter 28. The Ethnic Economy by Ivan Light 650
Chapter 29. Technology and the Economy by Giovanni Dosi, Luigi Orsenigo, and Mauro Sylos Labini 678
Chapter 30. The Economy and the Environment by Allan Schnaiberg 703

Contributors 727 Index 729

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