Economic Sociology introduces the student to the main conceptions of economic sociology; illustrates the application of the concepts and theories of economic sociology; and critiques the growing literature that uses economic sociology in the explanation of macroscopic social phenomena, mostly deriving from the Marxist tradition.
The book features chapters that discusses the ecological analysis of societies; how economic objectives get translated into requirements on social relations; the basic structure of claims on the flow of benefits from economic enterprises; the reproduction of relations of production; and the general problem of creating a set of roles for new generations to occupy in such a way as to reproduce the basic structure of the economic system, and the shaping of the flow of children's socialization and placement and of adult careers so that the roles will be filled.
The text will be interesting to political scientists, economists, and historians.
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|Size: ||38.6 MB|
|Publisher: ||Academic Press|
|Date published: || 2013|
|ISBN: ||9781483261317 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|