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Economic Sociology of Capitalism

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ISBN-10: 0691119589

ISBN-13: 9780691119588

Edition: 2005

Authors: Victor Nee, Richard Swedberg

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This book represents a major step forward in the use of economic sociology to illuminate the nature and workings of capitalism amid the far-reaching changes of the contemporary era of global capitalism. For the past twenty years economic sociologists have focused on mesa-level phenomena of networks, but they have done relatively little to analyze capitalism as an overall system or to show how such phenomena emerge from and shape the dynamics of capitalism.The Economic Sociology of Capitalismseeks to change this, by presenting both big-picture analyses of capitalism and more focused pieces on institutions crucial to capitalism. The book, which includes sixteen chapters by leading scholars…    
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Book details

List price: $53.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 7/25/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 6.22" wide x 9.21" long x 1.07" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Foreword: Institutions, Markets, and Games
Acknowledgments
Introduction
The New Study of Capitalism
The Economic Sociology of Capitalism: An Introduction and Agenda
Capitalism and Economic Growth
Organizational Dynamics of Institutional Change: Politicized Capitalism in China
Still Disenchanted? The Modernity of Postindustrial Capitalism
The Challenges of the "Institutional Turn": New Interdisciplinary Opportunities in Development Theory
Institutions of American Capitalism
States, Markets, and Economic Growth
Venture Capital and Modern Capitalism
The Economic Sociology of Organizational Entrepreneurship: Lessons from the Stanford Project on Emerging Companies
Making Sense of Recession: Toward an Interpretive Theory of Economic Action
Information Inequality and Network Externalities: A Comparative Study of the Diffusion of Television and the Internet
Affective Attachment in Electronic Markets: A Sociological Study of eBay
Circuits within Capitalism
Global Transformation and Institutional Change
Brain Circulation and Capitalist Dynamics: Chinese Chipmaking and the SiliconValley-Hsinchu-Shanghai Triangle
The Globalization of Stock Markets and Convergence in Corporate Governance
Fiscal Sociology in an Age of Globalization: Comparing Tax Regimes in Advanced Capitalist Countries
Trouble in Paradise: Institutions in the Japanese Economy and the Youth Labor Market
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