During recent years social scientists have come to reaffirm that understanding almost any facet of social life requires a simultaneous understanding of how economic institutions work and how they are influenced by values and norms. Sociology, and especially economic sociology, is well equipped to be of assistance in this endeavor. Neil Smelser and Richard Swedberg bring together leading sociologists, economists, and political scientists in The Handbook of Economic Sociology, the first comprehensive view of this vital and growing field.
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"This is the first comprehensive theoretical and empirical account of the burgeoning field of economic sociology. The scholarship is consistently strong. . . . The book will be greeted warmly and read by serious scholars throughout the social sciences."--Robert K. Merton
"This is a bold, ambitious, almost daunting project. . . . It will surely become the standard reference book for the field--the sort of text every scholar will have to know, consult, and cite."--Viviana Zelizer
Neil J. Smelser, formerly University Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley, is Director of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford. Richard Swedberg is Professor of Sociology at the University of Stockholm and is the author of "Schumpeter: A Biography" (Princeton).
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Descrizione libro Princeton University Press, 1994. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Never used!. Codice libro della libreria P110691034486
Descrizione libro Princeton University Press, 1994. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria SONG0691034486