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Society and Economy

Framework and Principles

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$42.00 • £33.95 • €38.00

ISBN 9780674975217

Publication Date: 02/27/2017

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256 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

Belknap Press

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  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. Introduction: Problems of Explanation in Economic Sociology
  • 2. The Impact of Mental Constructs on Economic Action: Norms, Values, and Moral Economy
  • 3. Trust in the Economy
  • 4. Power in the Economy
  • 5. The Economy and Social Institutions
  • 6. The Interplay between Individual Action and Social Institutions
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

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