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Economy/society : markets, meanings, and social structure / Bruce G. Carruthers, Sarah L. Babb.

By: Carruthers, Bruce G.
Contributor(s): Babb, Sarah L.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: HM548 .C37 2013Series: Sociology for a new century series.Publication: Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, c2013Edition: 2nd ed.Description: viii, 235 p.ISBN: 9781412994965 (pbk.).Subject(s): Economics -- Sociological aspects | Sociology | United States -- Economic conditions -- 1981-2001 | United States -- Social conditions -- 1980-
Contents:
1 The Embeddedness of Markets -- Markets and Their Alternatives -- Markets and Their Preconditions -- The Embeddedness of Markets -- The Consequences of Markets -- The Variety of Capitalisms -- Globalization -- Outline of the Book -- 2 Marketing and the Meaning of Things -- Things and Meaning -- Commodities as Gifts -- Consumerism -- Consumerism and Globalization -- Conclusion --3 Organizations and the Economy -- The Power of the Boss -- Organizations around the Globe -- Organizations and Internal Labor Markets -- The Organizational Context for Conflict -- Workplace and Personal Life -- The Formation of an Organizational Economy -- Conclusion -- 4 Networks in the Economy -- What Is a Network? -- Why Networks Matter -- Individual Networks -- The Importance of Networks in Markets -- Conclusion
5 Banking and Finance -- What Does a Financial System Do? -- Finance and Development -- Regulation and Deregulation -- Disintermediation -- Innovation and Status -- Household Finance -- Globalization and Finance -- Conclusion -- 6 Economic Inequality -- Inequality in Perspective -- Inequality and Efficiency -- Explaining Recent Trends in Income Inequality -- Globalization -- Race, Gender, and Inequality -- Gender in the Labor Market -- Race in the Labor Market -- Race, Mortgage Discrimination, and Wealth Inequality -- Race, Gender, and Price -- Conclusion -- 7 Economic Development -- Economic Development Defined -- From The Wealth of Nations to the Washington Consensus -- Sociological Perspectives on Development -- Conclusion -- 8 Conclusion.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 196-218)and index.

1 The Embeddedness of Markets -- Markets and Their Alternatives -- Markets and Their Preconditions -- The Embeddedness of Markets -- The Consequences of Markets -- The Variety of Capitalisms -- Globalization -- Outline of the Book -- 2 Marketing and the Meaning of Things -- Things and Meaning -- Commodities as Gifts -- Consumerism -- Consumerism and Globalization -- Conclusion --3 Organizations and the Economy -- The Power of the Boss -- Organizations around the Globe -- Organizations and Internal Labor Markets -- The Organizational Context for Conflict -- Workplace and Personal Life -- The Formation of an Organizational Economy -- Conclusion -- 4 Networks in the Economy -- What Is a Network? -- Why Networks Matter -- Individual Networks -- The Importance of Networks in Markets -- Conclusion

5 Banking and Finance -- What Does a Financial System Do? -- Finance and Development -- Regulation and Deregulation -- Disintermediation -- Innovation and Status -- Household Finance -- Globalization and Finance -- Conclusion -- 6 Economic Inequality -- Inequality in Perspective -- Inequality and Efficiency -- Explaining Recent Trends in Income Inequality -- Globalization -- Race, Gender, and Inequality -- Gender in the Labor Market -- Race in the Labor Market -- Race, Mortgage Discrimination, and Wealth Inequality -- Race, Gender, and Price -- Conclusion -- 7 Economic Development -- Economic Development Defined -- From The Wealth of Nations to the Washington Consensus -- Sociological Perspectives on Development -- Conclusion -- 8 Conclusion.

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