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The New Economic Sociology: A Reader
by Frank Dobbin
Economic sociology is a rapidly expanding field, applying sociology's core insight--that individuals behave according to scripts that are tied to social roles--to economic behavior. It places homo economicus (that tried-and-true fictive actor who is completely rational, acts only out of self-interest, and has perfect information) in context. In this way, it places a constr ...more
Paperback, 565 pages
Published July 26th 2004 by Princeton University Press
(first published July 6th 2004)
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