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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

The Bounds of ReasonGame Theory and the Unification of the Behavioral Sciences

The Bounds of Reason: Game Theory and the Unification of the Behavioral Sciences

Herbert Gintis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160849
eISBN:
9781400851348
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160849.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Game theory is central to understanding human behavior and relevant to all of the behavioral sciences—from biology and economics, to anthropology and political science. However, as this book ... 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

CapitalismThe Future of an Illusion

Capitalism: The Future of an Illusion

Fred L. Block

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520283220
eISBN:
9780520959071
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283220.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Since the 1980s, a particular definition of the United States and the global economy as being “capitalist” has become hegemonic. In this view, a capitalist economy is autonomous and coherent, and it ... 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

Economic LivesHow Culture Shapes the Economy

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

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

The Emergence of Organizations and Markets

The Emergence of Organizations and Markets

John F. Padgett and Walter W. Powell

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148670
eISBN:
9781400845552
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148670.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The social sciences have sophisticated models of choice and equilibrium but little understanding of the emergence of novelty. Where do new alternatives, new organizational forms, and new types of ... 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

Entitled to NothingThe Struggle for Immigrant Health Care in the Age of Welfare Reform

Entitled to Nothing: The Struggle for Immigrant Health Care in the Age of Welfare Reform

Lisa Sun-Hee Park

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814768013
eISBN:
9780814768334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814768013.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This book investigates how the politics of immigration, health care, and welfare are intertwined. Documenting the formal return of the immigrant as a “public charge,” or a burden upon the State, the ... More

From Land to MouthThe Agricultural "Economy" of the Wola of the New Guinea Highlands

From Land to Mouth: The Agricultural "Economy" of the Wola of the New Guinea Highlands

Paul Sillitoe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300142266
eISBN:
9780300162950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300142266.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Among the Wola people of Papua New Guinea, using the term “economy” is problematic. Distribution is unnecessary; the producers of everyday needs are the consumers: produce goes largely “from land to ... More

From recession to renewalThe impact of the financial crisis on public services and local government

From recession to renewal: The impact of the financial crisis on public services and local government

Joanna Richardson (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427007
eISBN:
9781447302377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427007.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The banking collapse and ensuing global financial crisis has been the subject of much analysis and speculation. One growing certainty is that there will be an impact on the delivery of public ... More

Gas, Oil and the Irish StateUnderstanding the Dynamics and Conflicts of Hydrocarbon Management

Gas, Oil and the Irish State: Understanding the Dynamics and Conflicts of Hydrocarbon Management

Amanda Slevin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784992743
eISBN:
9781526115355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992743.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Gas and oil are pivotal to the functioning of modern societies, yet the ownership, control, production and consumption of hydrocarbons often provokes intense disputes with serious social, economic, ... More

The Good ProjectHumanitarian Relief NGOs and the Fragmentation of Reason

The Good Project: Humanitarian Relief NGOs and the Fragmentation of Reason

Monika Krause

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226131221
eISBN:
9780226131535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226131535.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

Since the late 1980s humanitarianism – the immediate relief of suffering in the name of respect for human dignity – has come to dominate western responses to distant suffering. Whether it is a sudden ... More

Institutionalizing Constitutional RightsPost-Sachar Committee Scenario

Institutionalizing Constitutional Rights: Post-Sachar Committee Scenario

Abusaleh Shariff

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199461158
eISBN:
9780199086788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199461158.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The political discourse in India experienced a fundamental shift when the Sachar Committee Report revealed that despite the national and state governments’ minority development policies and ... More

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