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AftermathA New Global Economic Order?

Aftermath: A New Global Economic Order?

Craig Calhoun and Georgi Derluguian (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772836
eISBN:
9780814748695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772836.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The global financial crisis showed deep problems with mainstream economic predictions, as well as the vulnerability of the world's richest countries and the enormous potential of some poorer ones. ... More

Architects of AusterityInternational Finance and the Politics of Growth

Architects of Austerity: International Finance and the Politics of Growth

Aaron Major

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788342
eISBN:
9780804790734
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788342.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Why have governments across Western Europe and North America turned to austerity in the wake of the global economic crisis of 2008? This book argues that this turn to austerity, and the resilience of ... More

Business as UsualThe Roots of the Global Financial Meltdown

Business as Usual: The Roots of the Global Financial Meltdown

Craig Calhoun and Georgi Derluguian (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772775
eISBN:
9780814723555
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772775.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This book situates the current crisis in the historical trajectory of the capitalist world-system, showing how the crisis was made possible not only by neoliberal financial reforms but by a massive ... More

Conservatives Versus WildcatsA Sociology of Financial Conflict

Conservatives Versus Wildcats: A Sociology of Financial Conflict

Simone Polillo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804785099
eISBN:
9780804785556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785099.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Common understandings of money, credit, and banking, rely on notions of efficiency--how well they work in allocating resources and coordinating economic activities. This book, by contrast, focuses on ... More

The Deepening CrisisGovernance Challenges after Neoliberalism

The Deepening Crisis: Governance Challenges after Neoliberalism

Craig Calhoun and Georgi Derluguian (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772805
eISBN:
9780814723562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772805.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Response to financial meltdown is entangled with basic challenges to global governance. Environment, global security and ethnicity and nationalism are all global issues today. Focusing on the ... More

Dismantling SolidarityCapitalist Politics and American Pensions since the New Deal

Dismantling Solidarity: Capitalist Politics and American Pensions since the New Deal

Michael A. McCarthy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780801454226
eISBN:
9781501708206
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454226.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Why has old-age security become less solidaristic and increasingly tied to risky capitalist markets? Drawing on rich archival data that covers more than fifty years of American history, this book ... More

The Disrupted WorkplaceTime and the Moral Order of Flexible Capitalism

The Disrupted Workplace: Time and the Moral Order of Flexible Capitalism

Benjamin H. Snyder

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190203498
eISBN:
9780190203535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190203498.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Economic Sociology

The 21st century workplace compels Americans to be more flexible. To embrace change, work with unpredictable schedules, be available 24/7, and take charge of one’s own career. What are the wider ... More

Economics and Youth ViolenceCrime, Disadvantage, and Community

Economics and Youth Violence: Crime, Disadvantage, and Community

Richard Rosenfeld, Mark Edberg, Xiangming Fang, and Curtis S. Florence (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789308
eISBN:
9780814760239
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789308.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

How do economic conditions such as poverty, unemployment, inflation, and economic growth impact youth violence? This book provides a new perspective on this crucial issue. Pinpointing the economic ... More

The education debatePolicy and Politics in the Twenty-First Century

The education debate: Policy and Politics in the Twenty-First Century

Stephen J. Ball

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349200
eISBN:
9781447303756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349200.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Education is a key political issue, and is seen as a crucial factor in ensuring economic productivity and competitiveness. This book offers an analysis of the flood of government initiatives and ... More

Enacting the CorporationAn American Mining Firm in Post-Authoritarian Indonesia

Enacting the Corporation: An American Mining Firm in Post-Authoritarian Indonesia

Marina Welker

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520282308
eISBN:
9780520957954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282308.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

What are corporations, and to whom are they responsible? The author draws on two years of research at Newmont Mining Corporation's Denver headquarters and its Batu Hijau copper and gold mine in ... More

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