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- McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 38.00
Gives a history of the concept of interest. This work includes a chapter on the emergence of social science concept of interest during the nineteenth century. It presents a discussion of difficulties using the concept of interest efficiently and an exploration of its policy, science, potential, and use. more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 46.95
Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-59) has long been recognized as a major political and social thinker as well as historian, but his writings also contain a wealth of little-known insights into economic life and its connection to the rest of society. In Tocqueville's Political Economy , Richard Swedberg shows that Tocqueville had a highly original and... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 42.00
The last fifteen years have witnessed an explosion in the popularity, creativity, and productiveness of economic sociology, an approach that traces its roots back to Max Weber. This important new text offers a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of economic sociology. It also advances the field theoretically by highlighting, in one analysis, the... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 34.95
Joseph A. Schumpeter (1883-1950) is one of the most celebrated authors on the economics and sociology of the twentieth century. Richard Swedberg's new biography provides an engaging and vivid account of Schumpeter's varied life, including his ventures into politics and private banking as well as his academic career. As a backdrop to these, Swedberg... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 27.95
All social scientists learn the celebrated theories and frameworks of their predecessors, using them to inform their own research and observations. But before there can be theory, there must be theorizing. Theorizing in Social Science introduces the reader to the next generation of theory construction and suggests useful ways for creating social... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 24.95
In the social sciences today, students are taught theory by reading and analyzing the works of Karl Marx, Max Weber, and other foundational figures of the discipline. What they rarely learn, however, is how to actually theorize. The Art of Social Theory is a practical guide to doing just that. In this one-of-a-kind user?s manual for social theorists,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 75.00
The Handbook of Economic Sociology, Second Edition is the most comprehensive and up-to-date treatment of economic sociology available. The first edition, copublished in 1994 by Princeton University Press and the Russell Sage Foundation as a synthesis of the burgeoning field of economic sociology, soon established itself as the definitive presentation... more...