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The Economic Sociology of Capitalism
Edited by Victor Nee & Richard Swedberg

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Foreword: Institutions, Markets, and Games by Avner Greif ix
Acknowledgments xxxiii
Introduction by Victor Nee and Richard Swedberg xxxv

PART I: The New Study of Capitalism 1

The Economic Sociology of Capitalism: An Introduction and Agenda by Richard Swedberg 3
Capitalism and Economic Growth by Douglass C. North 41
Organizational Dynamics of Institutional Change: Politicized Capitalism in China by Victor Nee 53
Still Disenchanted? The Modernity of Postindustrial Capitalism by Francis Fukuyama 75
The Challenges of the "Institutional Turn": New Interdisciplinary Opportunities in Development Theory by Peter Evans 90

PART 2: Institutions of American Capitalism 117

States, Markets, and Economic Growth by Neil Fligstein 119
Venture Capital and Modern Capitalism by John Freeman 144
The Economic Sociology of Organizational by Entrepreneurship: Lessons from the Stanford by Project on Emerging Companies by James N. Baron and Michael T. Hannan 168
Making Sense of Recession: Toward an Interpretive by Theory of Economic Action by Mitchel Y. Abolafia 204
Information Inequality and Network Externalities: A Comparative Study of the Diffusion of Television by and the Internet by Paul DiMaggio and Joseph Cohen 227
Affective Attachment in Electronic Markets: A Sociological Study of eBay by Ko Kuwabara 268
Circuits within Capitalism by Viviana A. Zelizer 289

PART 3: Global Transformation and by Institutional Change 323

Brain Circulation and Capitalist Dynamics: Chinese by Chipmaking and the SiliconValley-Hsinchu-Shanghai Triangle by AnnaLee Saxenian 325
The Globalization of Stock Markets and Convergence in Corporate Governance by Gerald F. Davis and Christopher Marquis 352
Fiscal Sociology in an Age of Globalization: Comparing Tax Regimes in Advanced Capitalist Countries by John L. Campbell 391
Trouble in Paradise: Institutions in the Japanese by Economy and the Youth Labor Market by Mary C. Brinton 419

List of Contributors 445
Index 447

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