Exchange, Action, and Social Structure: Elements of Economic by Milan Zafirovski

By Milan Zafirovski

This designated quantity offers a brand new interpretation and synthesis of community alternate thought as a way to give a contribution to a neo-Weberian monetary sociology. Arguing opposed to in most cases held assumptions approximately community trade conception and its interpretation of all social activities as fiscal exchanges, Zafirovski seeks to give an explanation for those procedures by means of utilising an interdisciplinary procedure and via analyzing the influence of social and institutional buildings on market-economic trade. the writer argues that financial constitution, techniques, and activities are the results of social motion and associations, now not the wrong way around.

This rehabilitation of monetary sociology starts with a reconsideration of the nature, scope, and improvement of the sphere. the writer then grounds his sociological method of financial alternate in social motion and constitution ahead of interpreting the position of social motivations in monetary alternate. He then examines the political structuration, the cultural structure, and the social building of monetary trade and trade cycles. The ebook concludes with a dialogue of the nature and edition of monetary alternate in comparative social structures and the relationships of alternate, monetary improvement, and social variables. This particular and persuasive e-book is a vital contribution to the examine of monetary sociology and sociological theory.

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