Chapter 18. Economic Sociology

  1. Professor Bryan S. Turner Professor
  1. Richard Swedberg Professor

Published Online: 2 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304992.ch18

The New Blackwell Companion to Social Theory

The New Blackwell Companion to Social Theory

How to Cite

Swedberg, R. (2008) Economic Sociology, in The New Blackwell Companion to Social Theory (ed B. S. Turner), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304992.ch18

Editor Information

  1. Alona Evans Distinguished Professor of Sociology, Wellesley College Boston, USA

Author Information

  1. Cornell University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 5 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169004

Online ISBN: 9781444304992

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Keywords:

  • economic sociology - the present state;
  • theory and theory-related advances;
  • new developments in analyzing old topics (networks, markets, and firms);
  • finance, law, stratification, comparative and historical studies;
  • economic sociology;
  • networks analysis;
  • embeddedness;
  • network capitalism;
  • performativity thesis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Present State of Economic Sociology

  • New Developments

  • Concluding Remarks

  • Bibliography