SOC 515 - Economic Sociology and Organizations
Section: 001
Term: FA 2018
Subject: Sociology (SOC)
Department: LSA Sociology
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Graduate standing.
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Economic sociology is an approach to the study of economic phenomena based on the notion that economic action is social action and that economic institutions are socially constructed and culturally and historically specific. This class is the core course for the Economic Sociology and Organizations program in the Department of Sociology. The course will introduce students to the key issues in the field. Topics include classical and neoclassical economic models of human action and sociological alternatives, including those of Marx, Durkheim, Weber, and Polanyi; the history of the large corporation; transaction cost economics; the power, neo-institutional, and embeddedness models of interfirm relations, sociological models of production, labor, and financial markets, and the role of economic institutions in the larger society, including their relations with political, cultural, and ideological spheres.

SOC 515 - Economic Sociology and Organizations
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
Tu 12:00PM - 3:00PM
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ISBN: 9780807056431
The great transformation : the political and economic origins of our time, Author: Polanyi, Karl., Publisher: Beacon Press 2014
ISBN: 9780745625409
The social structures of the economy, Author: Bourdieu, Pierre (1930-2002)., Publisher: Polity Press 2016
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