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This book systematically reconstructs the origins and new advances in economic sociology. By presenting both classical and contemporary theory and research, the volume identifies and describes the continuity between past and present, and the move from economics to economic sociology. Most comprehensive and up-to-date overview available by an internationally renowned, award-winning economic sociologist Systematically reconstructs the origins and new advances in economic sociology Organizes the perspectives and methods of economic sociologists of the classical and contemporary eras, including coverage of modernization, globalization, and the welfare state Provides insights into the social consequences of capitalism in the past and present for students of economic sociology. Content: Chapter 1 From Classical Economics to Economic Sociology (pages 17–35): Chapter 2 The Origins and Developments of Capitalism: Simmel and Sombart (pages 36–53): Chapter 3 Capitalism and the Western Civilization: Max Weber (pages 54–75): Chapter 4 The Social Consequences of Capitalism: Durkheim and Veblen (pages 76–95): Chapter 5 The Great Depression and the Decline of Liberal Capitalism: Polanyi and Schumpeter (pages 96–116): Chapter 6 The Legacy of the Classics and the New Boundaries between Economics and Sociology (pages 119–146): Chapter 7 Modernization and Development of Backward Areas (pages 148–165): Chapter 8 The Keynesian Welfare State and Comparative Political Economy (pages 166–196): Chapter 9 The Crisis of Fordism and New Economic Sociology (pages 197–236): Chapter 10 Globalization and the Diversity of Capitalisms (pages 237–255):
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