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On the Social Structure of Markets: A Review and Assessment in the Perspective of the New Institutional Economics

Rudolf Richter

in The Institutions of the Market: Organizations, Social Systems, and Governance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199231423
eISBN:
9780191710865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231423.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter deals with the claim of sociologists that the social structure of markets matters for their performance. ‘Social structure’ is understood as ‘structure of social relationships between ... More


Constraints on Social Networks

Sam G. B. Roberts

in Social Brain, Distributed Mind

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264522
eISBN:
9780191734724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264522.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

In both modern humans and non-human primates, time and cognitive constraints place an upper bound on the number of social relationships an individual can maintain at a given level of intensity. ... More


Social Relationships and Dependency

Frank Lovett

in A General Theory of Domination and Justice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199579419
eISBN:
9780191722837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579419.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter argues that domination should be understood structurally, as a condition experienced by persons or groups when they are related to other persons or groups in a particular way. One of the ... More


Sooty Faces and Elysian Shades: Social Identities and Social Relations

David Levine and Keith Wrightson

in The Making of an Industrial Society: Whickham 1560-1765

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198200666
eISBN:
9780191674761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198200666.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores those aspects of Whickham's social development that up to now have been pushed to the margins of our story. For the industrial development of Whickham and its environs involved ... More


Life course influences on women’s social relationships at midlife

Nadine F. Marks and Kristy Ashleman

in A Life Course Approach to Women's Health

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192632890
eISBN:
9780191723629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192632890.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews evidence documenting how the structure and quality of women's social relationships change from childhood to middle adulthood; considering how biological, psychological, and ... More


The Moral Dynamics of Economic Life: An Extension and Critique of Caritas in Veritate

Daniel K. Finn (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199858354
eISBN:
9780199949472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858354.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Caritas in veritate (Charity in Truth) is the “social” encyclical of Pope Benedict XVI, one of many papal encyclicals over the last 120 years that address economic life. This volume ... More


Reflective Values

Valerie Tiberius

in The Reflective Life: Living Wisely With Our Limits

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199202867
eISBN:
9780191707988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202867.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter begins by outlining a philosophical account of value commitments and reflective values that highlights the importance of stability, justification, and experience. This account is ... More


Autonomy and Social Relationships: Rethinking the Feminist Critique

Marilyn Friedman

in Autonomy, Gender, Politics

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195138504
eISBN:
9780199785902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138503.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

This chapter surveys prominent feminist writings that call for a relational conception of autonomy and that criticize the philosophical mainstream for lacking such an account. It shows that prominent ... More


Economic Lives: How Culture Shapes the Economy

Viviana A. Zelizer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691139364
eISBN:
9781400836253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691139364.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Over the past three decades, economic sociology has been revealing how culture shapes economic life even while economic facts affect social relationships. This work has transformed the field into a ... More


Social Support and Physical Health: Understanding the Health Consequences of Relationships

Bert N. Uchino

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102185
eISBN:
9780300127980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102185.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This book examines the effect of social relationships on physical health. It surveys and assesses the research which shows not only that supportive relationships protect us from a multitude of mental ... More


Social Life

Marion A. Kaplan

in Jewish Daily Life in Germany, 1618-1945

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195171648
eISBN:
9780199871346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171648.003.0019
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter shows that although relationships with other Jews took up the majority of Jewish social life, Jews found themselves more integrated than at any time in German history. Many of their ... More


Families and Their Ghosts

William S. Sax

in God of Justice: Ritual Healing and Social Justice in the Central Himalayas

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195335866
eISBN:
9780199868919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335866.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

A truism of ethnology is that death rituals and related practices are oriented more toward the living than the dead; that they seek to re-organize social relationships that have been damaged by the ... More


The emergence of new forms of dying in contemporary societies

Glennys Howarth

in Death, Dying, and Social Differences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599295
eISBN:
9780191731532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599295.003.0012
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter focuses on the social aspects of dying and the way in which these have changed across historical periods in Western societies. It begins with an examination of dying as a social ... More


Family and Relationships

Maureen Duffy and Len Sperry

in Mobbing: Causes, Consequences, and Solutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195380019
eISBN:
9780199932764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380019.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses on family and social relationships as they are impacted by the experiences of mobbing and bullying, whether those experiences are school- or workplace-based. It is proposed that ... More


Introduction: Integrating Emotion into the Study of Social Relationships and Health

Carol D. Ryff and Burton H. Singer

in Emotion, Social Relationships, and Health

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195145410
eISBN:
9780199848201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145410.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Examinations of different sample populations are designed to identify associations (usually hypothesized as causal linkages) between personal traits ... More


The Field Situation

M.N. Srinivas

in The Remembered Village

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077459
eISBN:
9780199081165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077459.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The first section of this chapter describes the Bullock House and its inhabitants. The headman set aside for the author and his companion three rooms in the Bullock House, one of the five houses he ... More


Individual Differences in Reactions to Rejection

Kristine M. Kelly

in Interpersonal Rejection

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195130157
eISBN:
9780199847761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130157.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Demonstrated here are the distinctive personality traits that matter in the discussion of rejection responses. On one hand, such reactions can be classified as emotionally rooted, cognition grounded, ... More


Social Relationships and Susceptibility to the Common Cold

Sheldon Cohen

in Emotion, Social Relationships, and Health

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195145410
eISBN:
9780199848201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145410.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

It is believed that the quality of social relationships determines a person's resistance to infection — this is the hypothesis of this chapter. On the ... More


Friendship and Social Relations

Ben Crewe

in The Prisoner Society: Power, Adaptation and Social Life in an English Prison

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199577965
eISBN:
9780191702266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577965.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter describes the structure of social relationships within the prison. It explains the bases and nature of prison friendships and interpersonal loyalties and affiliations. It also explains ... More


Like a sister: Women and friendship

ANNE CAMPBELL

in A Mind Of Her Own: The Evolutionary Psychology of Women

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198504986
eISBN:
9780191584879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198504986.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Women's friendship differs both quantitatively and qualitatively from that of men and is deeply enigmatic for evolutionary theory. The kinds of friendships that men and women prefer correspond to an ... More


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