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Re-Imagining Economic Sociology

Patrik Aspers and Nigel Dodd


The purpose of this book is to explore new developments in the field of economic sociology. The book focuses on theoretical contributions, by pulling together and extending the contributors’ most important theoretical innovations within their own particular areas of the field. The book covers main traditions and issues representing economic sociology on both sides of the Atlantic. It is organized around three key themes: creating economic futures, consolidating economic structures, and enacting economic relations. The book addresses concrete questions about financial markets, the dynamics of c ... More

Keywords: analysis, development, fields, perspectives, theory

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780198748465
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198748465.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Patrik Aspers, editor
Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Uppsala University

Nigel Dodd, editor
Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, London School of Economics

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Patrik Aspers, Nigel Dodd, and Ellinor Anderberg

Part I Creating Economic Futures

Part II Consolidating Economic Structures

5 Economy and Law

Bruce G. Carruthers

6 Economic Institutions from Networks

Victor Nee and Sonja Opper

7 The Fourth Dimension of Power

Frank Dobbin and Jiwook Jung

8 Certifying the World

Laurent Thévenot

Part III Enacting Economic Relations

Concluding Reflection

End Matter