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Max Weber and the Idea of Economic Sociology

While most people are familiar with The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, few know that during the last decade of his life Max Weber (1864-1920) also tried to develop a new way of analyzing economic phenomena, which he termed "economic sociology." Indeed, this effort occupies the central place in Weber's thought during the years just before his death. Richard Swedberg here offers a critical presentation and the first major study of this fascinating part of Weber's work. This book shows how Weber laid a solid theoretical foundation for economic sociology and developed a series of new and highly evocative concepts. He not only investigated economic phenomena but also linked them clearly with political, legal, and religious phenomena. Swedberg also demonstrates that Weber's approach to economic sociology addresses a major problem that has haunted economic analysis since the nineteenth century: how to effectively unite an interest-driven type of analysis (popular...

Издательство: "Princeton University Press" (2000)

ISBN: 069107013X

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Richard Swedberg

Richard Swedberg is a Swedish sociologist at Cornell University. Swedberg has been a contributor to developing a sociological approach to the analysis of the economy.

This "new economic sociology" draws on the sociology of organizations—as well as on Max Weber. He has written on the works of Weber and Schumpeter in particular. His edited work includes (with Neil Smelser) "Handbook of Economic Sociology" (1994, 2005) and on Capitalism (with Victor Nee). He is considered an expert on Max Weber and Schumpeter

References

* [http://www.soc.cornell.edu/faculty/swedberg.shtml Cornell University Faculty Page]
* [http://www.soc.cornell.edu/cvs/swedberg.pdf Curriculum Vitae of Richard Swedberg]
* [http://www.soc.cornell.edu/faculty/swedberg/ Online papers of Richard Swedberg]

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