Economic sociology examines the social underpinnings of money and markets. It’s fun, and all the kids are doing it!
I’m an Associate Professor of Economic Sociology at the Copenhagen Business School in Denmark. For more about me and my work, click here.
Here’s a short summary of the field from my recent book, Pop Finance (2008, Princeton University Press):
But also check out these “Greatest Hits of Economic Sociology:”
- “The 18th Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte,” by Karl Marx
- Marx and Engels’ “The Communist Manifesto”
- Karl Polanyi’s The Great Transformation
- “The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism,” by Max Weber