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Economic lives [electronic resource] : how culture shapes the economy / Viviana A. Zelizer.

By: Zelizer, Viviana A. Rotman.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2011Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 478 p.).ISBN: 9781400836253 (electronic bk.); 1400836255 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Economics -- Sociological aspects | Social values | Economics | Sociological aspects | Social Science | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular CultureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Economic lives.DDC classification: 306.3 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Preface; Introduction: The Lives behind Economic Lives; PART ONE: VALUATION OF HUMAN LIVES; PART TWO: THE SOCIAL MEANING OF MONEY; PART THREE: INTIMATE ECONOMIES; PART FOUR: THE ECONOMY OF CARE; PART FIVE: CIRCUITS OF COMMERCE; PART SIX: APPRAISING ECONOMIC LIVES: CRITIQUES AND SYNTHESES; Published Works of Viviana A. Zelizer on Economic Sociology; Index.
Summary: 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 flourishing and increasingly influential discipline. No one has played a greater role in this development than Viviana Zelizer, one of the world's leading sociologists. Economic Lives synthesizes and extends her most important work to date, demonstrating the full breadth and range of her field-defining contributions in a single volume for the first time. Economic Lives shows how shared cultural unde.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Cover; Contents; Preface; Introduction: The Lives behind Economic Lives; PART ONE: VALUATION OF HUMAN LIVES; PART TWO: THE SOCIAL MEANING OF MONEY; PART THREE: INTIMATE ECONOMIES; PART FOUR: THE ECONOMY OF CARE; PART FIVE: CIRCUITS OF COMMERCE; PART SIX: APPRAISING ECONOMIC LIVES: CRITIQUES AND SYNTHESES; Published Works of Viviana A. Zelizer on Economic Sociology; Index.

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 flourishing and increasingly influential discipline. No one has played a greater role in this development than Viviana Zelizer, one of the world's leading sociologists. Economic Lives synthesizes and extends her most important work to date, demonstrating the full breadth and range of her field-defining contributions in a single volume for the first time. Economic Lives shows how shared cultural unde.

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