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The New Economic Sociology: Developments in an Emerging Field

Edited by M. Guillén, R. Collins, P. England and M. Meyer
New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2002

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments

1. The Revival of Economic Sociology (Mauro F. Guillén, Randall Collins, Paula England and Marshall Meyer)

Part I: Major Debates and Conceptual Approaches in Economic Sociology

2. A Theoretical Agenda for Economic Sociology (Mark Granovetter)

3. Agreements, Disagreements and Opportunities in the “New Sociology of Markets” (Neil Fligstein)

4. Endogenizing “Animal Spirits”: Towards a Sociology of Collective Response to Uncertainty and Risk (Paul DiMaggio)

5. Enter Culture (Viviana A. Zelizer)

Part II: Social Networks and Economic Sociology

6. Markets and Firms: Notes Toward the Future of Economic Sociology (Harrison C. White)

7. The Social Capital of Structural Holes (Ronald S. Burt)

Part III: Gender Inequality and Economic Sociology

8. Telling Stories about Gender and Effort: Social Science Narratives About Who Works Hard for the Money (William T. Bielby and Denise D. Bielby)

9. Rethinking Employment Discrimination and Its Remedies (Barbara F. Reskin)

10. Gender and the Organization-Building Process in Young, High-Tech Firms (James N. Baron, Michael T. Hannan, Greta Hsu and Ozgecan Kocak)

11. Intimate Transactions (Viviana A. Zelizer)

Part IV: The Economic Sociology of Development

12. Social Capital and Community Development (Alejandro Portes and Margarita Mooney)

13. Globalization and Mobilization: Resistance to Neoliberalism in Latin America (Susan Eckstein)