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Economic sociology studies both the social effects and the social causes of various economic phenomena.
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Türkiye Cumhuriyeti, göç tarihi açısından oldukça dinamik bir yapıya sahip olmuştur ve kurulduğundan bu yana dışarıdan aldığı dış göçlerle şekillenmiştir. Bu göçler, ülkenin sosyo-kültürel-demografik yapısını değiştirmiştir ve bulunduğu coğrafi konum dış göçlere zemin hazırlamış, komşu ülkelerle yapısı da göç hareketlerini etkilemiştir. Göçmenlerin...
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Zusammenfassung Der hier vorliegende Beitrag erarbeitet Verbindungslinien zwischen Wirtschaftssoziologie (insb. Finanzsoziologie), Soziologie der Bewertung und Körpersoziologie anhand des Falls finanzmarktregulatorischer Risikobewertung. Dabei spielt der analytische Begriff der Prothese (Michel Callon) eine wichtige Rolle. Nach der Finanzkrise komm...
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YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, Vimeo, Twitter, and so on, have their own logics, dynamics and different audiences. This book analyses how the users of these social networks, especially those of YouTube and Instagram, become content prescribers, opinion leaders and, by extension, people of influence. What influence capacity do they have? Why are inti...
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In recent years, China has actively promoted the green transformation and low-carbon development of agriculture. New-type agricultural business entities such as family farms, specialized cooperatives and agro-processing enterprises have become important vehicles of agricultural green transformation due to their comparative advantages in multiple as...
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The growth in residential real estate investment internationally since 2008 has led to an explosion of research on residential investment, across economics, sociology, housing and urban studies, geography and planning. But there remains an underlying question of what exactly is meant when we talk about ‘residential investment’. This paper analyses...
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The question that motivates the present study is whether entrepreneurship educators confront the context where entrepreneurship education is implemented. Recent studies indicate that homogenisation of entrepreneurial methods has occurred over time promoting a monolithic conception of innovation-driven start-ups, often technological, as a prototype...
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Federal financial aid policies for higher education may be classified based on their “for-purchase” and “post-purchase” natures. The former include grants, loans, and work-study and intend to help students finance or afford college attendance, persistence, and graduation. Post-purchase policies are designed to minimize financial burdens associated...
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The challenge for medical schools in Japan is to develop research activities for innovation. This study aimed at analyzing the connection between the research output of “promising researchers” (next-generation leaders in terms of research activity) and their supervisors' past research activities to identify those factors that impact researchers' pe...
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My research work My research relates to several branches of philosophy: philosophy of science, sociology of science, general epistemology and theory of knowledge, epistemology and methodology of social sciences, epistemology and sociology of psychology and psychiatry, philosophy of language, moral and political philosophy, and metaphysics or ‘firs...
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This chapter presents findings from an empirical study carried out as part of an interdisciplinary research project conducted in the years 2015–2019 with the participation of the present authors. Our research, which was rooted in the tradition of comparative capitalism studies and combined the perspectives of new institutional economics and economi...
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The purpose of this research is scientometric study of consumption of the cultural good articles.This research is an applied research that done by the descriptive-analytical and scientometric methodology. Statistical population of this research includes 556 articles of consumption of the cultural goods in the Clarivate Analytics database during 198...
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This chapter attempts to nudge the study of employment and industrial relations studies towards "Social Network Employment Research" (SNER) by adding the social network perspective to research and practice within the area of employment and industrial relations research by drawing from theoretical considerations regarding embeddedness within economi...
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Networks have always played a special role for human beings in shaping social relations, forming public opinion, and driving economic equilibria. Nowadays, online networked platforms dominate digital markets and capitalization leader-boards, while social networks drive public discussion. Despite the importance of networks in many economic and socia...
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The paper reflects on La biblioteca pubblica e la sua reputazione, Maria Stella Rasetti’s last book, published by Editrice bibliografica. The reflection starts from the reputation as object of study of different disciplines (such as communication, marketing, economics, sociology) and analyzes the importance of library reputation, closely associated...
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La comunicación presenta las principales utilidades del software libre Geoda en base al exponencial desarrollo del paradigma Geográfico en Sociología Económica. El texto comienza exponiendo los conceptos centrales teóricos que sustentan el paradigma analítico geo-sociológico. Por una parte, se aborda la noción de heterogeneidad espacial, que en cas...
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Entrepreneurship research has benefited from embracing three economic sociology lenses—networks, cognition, and institutions—but has treated power mainly implicitly. This paper pioneers how the concept of power can advance research into entrepreneurship. We illustrate how state actors, legacy firms, and entrepreneurs variously exert coercive, persu...
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The social foundations of the platform economy stand at the forefront of academic research in economic sociology, communication, and organization studies. Can a study of patterns of gift-giving in online marketplaces further our understanding of the social ties and normative structures underpinning trade? This study suggests that the answer is in t...
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Tidal energy is one of the most carbon-free energy sources that could significantly contribute to fighting climate change issues. Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon (SBTL) is proposed as the first of its kind (FOIK) project to harness tidal energy in Swansea. Moreover, it is to be a pathfinder project to unlock and exploit the abundance of tidal energy on UK...
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Time use studies quantify what people do, over particular time intervals. The results of these studies have illuminated diverse and important aspects of societies and economies, from populations around the world. Yet, these efforts have advanced in a fragmented manner, using non-standardized descriptions (lexicons) of time use that often require re...
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Resumo: O objetivo deste texto é discutir a potencial utilidade de uma noção comum a várias disciplinas-o pensamento contrafactual-para as agendas de pesquisa na Sociologia Econômica. Para tal, oferece uma breve fundamentação teórica desta linha de raciocínio, recuperando seu uso nos estudos histórico-comparativos e experimentais. O artigo conta co...
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Background Anemia is one of the most critical health conditions affecting people worldwide. The disease is silent, with a slow progression and a few physical symptoms. Anemia during pregnancy carries the risk of premature birth, low birth weight, and fetus malformations and can impose additional costs on society and families. Therefore, the aim of...
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In this article we focus on documenting the dynamics of income inequality in Russia and its patterns during the last decade of economic stagnation, relative to previous historical periods. We use a wide range of estimates from the data sets and the research literature: the official statistics from Rosstat, RLMS-HSE, the World Bank, WIID by the UNU-...
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Operational research is the scientific discipline — widespread in sciences like engineering, economics, sociology, politics — that applies advanced analytical methods to assist in decision-making. The aim of this study was to demonstrate the value of such methods to the research of the carbon footprint produced by vertical farms, in specific its de...
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Purpose-The purpose of this paper is to employ enclave economy in the perspective of economic sociology to explain the existence and process of the Thai enclave in Hong Kong. Design/methodology/approach-In-depth interviews and case studies are employed in relation to Thai restaurant and grocery shop owners and employees in Hong Kong. Findings-This...
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Predicting human mobility between locations plays an important role in a wide range of applications and services such as transportation, economics, sociology and other fields. Mobility prediction can be implemented through various machine learning algorithms that can predict the future trajectory of a user relying on the current trajectory and time...
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Il patrimonio culturale minerario siciliano comprende un'area molto vasta tra Agrigento, Caltanissetta, Enna e Palermo, che include uno dei bacini minerari più importanti d'Europa, testimonianza dell'estesa produzione di zolfo in Sicilia (XVIII-XX sec.). I suoi siti minerari, dismessi tra gli anni '60 e '80 e in parte abbandonati, in parte acquisit...
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This book works from an understanding of foodways based in a folkloristic approach that represents food consumption practices as a traditional and cultural phenomenon. To explore the interconnected factors between food behaviors and migration, Melissa Fuster writes through a multidisciplinary perspective to approach the complexities of food and eat...
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Zusammenfassung In diesem Artikel schlagen wir einen relationalen Ansatz zum Verständnis der Wertschöpfung auf digitalen Plattformen wie Social-Media-Kanälen oder kostenlosen Internetdienstleistungen vor. Dabei kombinieren wir Ansätze der Marx’schen und anthropologischen Werttheorie in innovativer Weise und machen sie für ein Verständnis der digita...
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Zusammenfassung In dem Beitrag untersuchen wir die Rekonfiguration von Personentransportmärkten mit Pkw durch digitale Plattformen im Hinblick auf die Frage, ob neue Marktakteure ihre Vorstellung zur Governance dieser Märkte durchsetzen können. Hierfür entwickeln wir einen durch Pierre Bourdieus Sozialtheorie inspirierten feldtheoretischen Zugang,...
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Educational technology is the focus of increasing financial investment. In this article, we examine how edtech investors imagine and invest in the future of higher education through an empirical case study of a UK investing company. Utilising concepts and methods from economic sociology, we analyse how investment companies engage in techno-financia...
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In many countries, there has been an increasing move to rely on the market to decide how state-owned land is currently used and how it will be used in future. In the last few decades, hectares of urban land and forest, as well as military sites, courts, hospitals, university buildings and public housing have been sold, mostly to the private sector....
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This study is designed to remedy the tendency of existing studies to analyze online marketplaces as either sites of work or trading arenas. We argue that the theoretical notion of “social infrastructure” is particularly apt to offer a comprehensive framework that captures the unique intersection of work and trade in online marketplaces. We study th...
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Although the Artist’s Contract, first developed in 1971, was not broadly adopted in its early decades, renewed interest in it fifty years later has led to inventive related structures that are enabled by blockchain technology, in particular the phenomenon of NFT (non-fungible token) sales in art. We argue that the Contract’s conceptual roots have l...
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Economic theories predict that with modernity and with the increase in standards of living, individuals will aspire for more leisure. However, the results of empirical studies which examined period trends in leisure time across developed countries do not confirm this presumption. The current study asks: If changes in leisure stem from ideational ch...
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Comparative study of management models in holocratic organizations aimed at socio-cultural transformation. Two organizations have been selected, from the same sector (knowledge industry), but in different regions (America and Europe), to verify their operational similarities and differences and level of results. PALABRAS CLAVE Gestión organizaciona...
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This study evaluates the challenges, institutional impacts and responses of German local authorities to the COVID-19 pandemic from a political science point of view. The main research question is how they have contributed to combat the COVID-19 pandemic and to what extent the strengths and weaknesses of the German model of municipal autonomy have i...
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Despite the enormous economic, sociological, and environmental benefits of trees, their failure, when exposed to extreme wind events, can cause life-threatening injuries, damage to buildings and power distribution lines, and significant economic disruption. In the state of Florida, where buildings are exposed to the highest wind speed in the nation...
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In this dissertation, I assess interaction in social media as a novel mode of political participation and ask how are party politics extended within the social media public sphere in Finland during the 2010s. In this research, I evaluate the formation of the social media political sphere by analyzing the party–political, demographic, and ideologica...
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Unter dem Schlagwort »ethnische Ökonomie« wird die berufliche Selbstständigkeit von Menschen mit Migrationshintergrund in Politik und Wissenschaft diskutiert. Indem die Selbstständigen ihren »Markt machen«, positionieren sie sich mit dem und gegen diesen Diskurs. Robert Birnbauer zeigt aus einer wirtschaftsanthropologischen Perspektive, wie die Unt...
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Con base en debates recientes de la sociología económica, este articulo describe y problematiza las distintas prácticas y conocimientos que se movilizan en el mundo de la consultoría en innovación. Concretamente, se examina cómo la consultoría en innovación produce un tipo particular de situaciones para evocar objetos aún inexistentes como una form...
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This review essay looks at the plurality of research conducted today in the sociology of financial markets by examining a pioneering and little-known study-the PhD thesis of Ira Oscar Glick. It is indeed possible to find in this 1957 thesis some insights that are later solidified by several contemporary lines of research in the sociology of financi...
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This paper examined the theoretical issues in housing affordability, quality and satisfaction in Ekiti-State, Nigeria. Housing gives shelter meaning to its dwellers and it is mostcostly of the family's expenditures. The dwelling quality and choice of the community or neighbourhood environment determines the amount a household is able or willing to...
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Informed by the economic sociology of work, this qualitative study employs a dynamic and multi-dimensional notion of embeddedness to critique the social bases of gig work and the platform-mediated labour market, with a series of embedding, disembedding and re-embedding forces. Conducting in-depth interviews with 24 gig workers, the findings reveal...
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Zusammenfassung In Theorien des Ökonomischen wird die Frage nach der Entstehung von Märkten vergleichsweise randständig behandelt. Wie der Artikel zeigt, lassen sich die dominanten Erklärungsmuster in drei Gruppen zusammenfassen, die jeweils einem idealtypischen Leitkonzept der Marktgestaltung folgen: wechselseitige Anpassung, Organisation und sozi...
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Africa: We Owe It to Our Ancestors, Our Children, and Ourselves elucidates the nature and importance of African culture and its role in business practices. This book, written from an inside-out perspective, is a practical guide for conducting business effectively and efficiently in Africa. It is an essential resource for students, scholars, and pra...
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Diaspora actors can increase trade, investments, as well as exchange of technology and know-how between home and host countries. As almost half of the world’s countries have adopted policy incentives to encourage diaspora direct investments, such flows have received considerable interest by scholars and governments alike. In a comprehensive scoping...
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This paper analyzes the important role of jamu in the complementary medical market of Indonesia by exploring the four types of market valuation as proposed in the social order of market by Jens Beckert (Beckert, 2009). Different from studies conducted by Srivastava et al. (2021), Kumar et al. (2021), Neto et al. (2020), and Poonthananiwatkul et al....
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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, causes negative consequences for states in terms of political, economic, sociological, psychological and security. Due to the problems that have occured during the pandemic period, the capacities of states are under pressure. Terrorist organizations aim to put pressure on governments in line with their political...
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This edited collection proposes a common good approach to development theory and practice. Rather than focusing on the outcomes or conditions of development, the contributors concentrate on the quality of development processes, suggesting that a common good dynamic is key in order to trigger development. Resulting from more than three years of rese...
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O bacuri (Platonia insignis Mart.) é o fruto do bacurizeiro, uma planta arbórea, tipicamente encontrada na região da Amazônia Oriental, mas que também está presente nas áreas de transição do bioma Cerrado. Esse fruto possui grandes potencialidades de acesso aos mercados e geração de renda, além de poder ser utilizado na regeneração de áreas degrada...
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The discipline is at a crossroads. Will sociology answer ASA past president Aldon Morris' call for an emancipatory sociology? Or will sociology, as Morris puts it, “continue pretending to be an aloof, objective, detached science”? Recently, Hirschman and Garbes issued a call for an economic sociology of race, wherein they contend that race and raci...
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Comparative Literature is the examination and analysis of the relationships and similarities of the literatures of different peoples and nations. Just like languages, literatures have always been in contact with one another, and as Haun Saussy remarked, even the Ancient Greek critic Longinus analysed passages of Greek and Hebrew literatures. Howeve...
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A team of business historians from the Charles University, University of Bayreuth (Germany), Erasmus University (Netherlands), and Coventry University (UK), are being funded by the Volkswagen Stiftung for a project that aims to analyse the historical dynamic of the conflict of interest between nation states and multinational enterprise (MNE) in all...
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In the past two decades, Evolutionary Cultural Science (ECS) has been emerging as a transdisciplinary field crossing evolutionary economics, economic sociology and evolutionary biology. The methodological key is co-evolutionary theory in terms of multi-level selection, evo-devo systemic approaches, and formal homologies in modelling tools, which al...
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Starting from the theoretical formulations of Pierre Bourdieu about the economic sociology, this study analyzed the origin, structure and transformations of the dental equipment industry in Brazil. It is an exploratory study, based on documentary analysis of company websites, newspapers and magazines from the economic field, semi-structured intervi...
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This article reviews research literature on inequality from economics, sociology and political science from a historiographic perspective. The literature covered here mainly focusses on the development of Western societies between 1970 and 2010 and is organised in terms of research concepts such as tax competition, educational attainment gaps, educ...
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O caso do Edital BRDE/FSA PRODAV DE 2018, que se tratou de um edital de fomento a produções audiovisuais o qual foi temporariamente suspenso por interesses do presidente Jair Bolsonaro, é bastante ilustrativo ao entendimento das dimensões cultural e econômica do que vem sendo chamado de “bolsonarismo”. A tentativa da gestão de Jair Bolsonaro de sab...
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National character education is carried out through the education of values and virtues which are the basic values of culture and national character. The virtue that is an attribute of a character is basically a value. Therefore, cultural education and national character are basically the development of values derived from the Indonesian nation's v...
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Background The pricing of illicit drugs is typically approached within the risks and prices framework. Recent sociological and economic studies of prices in online drug markets have stressed the centrality of reputation for price formation. In this paper, we propose an account of price formation that is based on the risks and prices framework, but...
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Este artículo analiza la tributación desde una perspectiva de sociología económica y fiscal. Se argumenta que del mismo modo como la sociología ha explicado la racionalidad de los agentes, la naturaleza de las transacciones económicas y el funcionamiento de los mercados examinando los fundamentos sociales, culturales y políticos de la economía, una...
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Bioeconomic ideas and visions have received increasing attention from scientists and policy makers to address socioecological challenges. However, the role of imagined futures in the design of bioeconomic innovations and transitions has hitherto been widely neglected. In this study, we therefore explore the role of imaginaries of the future to unde...
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This thesis adopts the theoretical-methodological perspective of economic sociology to investigate the structure of capital composition of hoteliers who take ownership of the Seafront area of Maceió, a place that has one of the most expensive square meters in the city, in addition to having a leisure structure available for their patrons. Access to...
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After decades of research on the topic of reciprocity, there is still no consensus about the meaning of the term. Instead, there has been a proliferation of reciprocity terms with varied definitions, some of which overlap in ways that lead to confusion for scholars studying cooperation. In this paper, we provide a summary of 35 reciprocity terms an...
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The future of work was the most discussed topic in Anglo-Saxon media in 2017. Rightly so, because that year people had become increasingly aware of the consequences of artificial intelligence on human work, and not only thought leaders began to ask questions whose answers are not yet, or not easily, forthcoming. What is the future of work? When wil...
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La pandémie de Covid-19 qui frappe la planète propose un cas d’étude spectaculaire de management du désastre. Dans cette littérature, le paradigme participatif est fondamental : l’atténuation de l’impact de la catastrophe, la qualité de la préparation et la résilience de la société, facilitent la reconstruction, mais dépendent de la participation d...
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Creativity is the intentional combination of symbols, ideas, or objects in a way that is unexpected for a given audience. While creativity is a process, innovation is the outcome of this process. Moving from the macro‐level to the micro‐level, I survey the literature on innovation and creativity in creative industries, spanning cultural, economic,...
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The Italian Society for Economic Sociology (SISEC) is a national association that aims to represent Italy-based scholars in economic sociology, the sociology of work and labour markets, and the sociology of organisations. Its last two conferences included rich and highly participated sessions on applications of Social Network Analysis (SNA). In its...
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Just as uncertainties in a given environment can threaten the peace or existence of individuals within that environment, so also do business organizations become apprehensive about uncertainties in their operating environment. The environments of a business are numerous ranging from political, economic, sociological, technological, cultural, and le...
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Nos últimos vinte anos, a Sociologia Econômica vem se difundindo rapidamente no meio acadêmico brasileiro, muito provavelmente pela sua capacidade de se apresentar como um subcampo tematicamente plural e interdisciplinar. Não por acaso, congressos e demais eventos científicos nacionais que já lhe abriram as portas vêm recebendo, nos últimos anos, u...
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The emergence of modern stock exchanges — computerised, globalised and in competition — is rarely questioned by mainstream economics, which considers this evolution as the necessary result of the “technological shock” or of the competition between exchanges. Based on the Evolutionary Political Economy approach applied to the Belgian case, this arti...
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Economic integration is commonly understood as an ‘expansion of markets’, engendered by the removal of barriers to trade and the imposition of regulations facilitating economic exchange. Within the European Union (EU) economic cooperation and market expansion across national borders form the bedrock of the European integration project. The policies...
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Despite recent progress in narrowing gender gap in enrolment in math courses and relative achievements therein, girls and women still remain underrepresented when it comes to formal education in math-intensive academic fields such as engineering, mathematics, technology, and science, often referred to as STEM. Capacity to undertake a job and also t...
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Given many popular functional forms for the Lorenz curve do not have a closed-form expression for the Gini index and no study has utilized the observed Gini index to estimate parameter(s) associated with the corresponding parametric functional form, a simple method for estimating the Lorenz curve is introduced. It utilizes 3 indicators, namely, the...
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At the beginning of the 1960s, Spain was one of the leading countries in the world tourist market, in terms of visitors and income. This fact, forged in just a few years, had undoubted political, economic, sociological and environmental repercussions at national and provincial level, wherever this mass phenomenon was most successful. This mass phen...
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Introduction. The relevance of the research consists in expanding theoretical developments in the field of economic sociology, particularly, in prognosticating changes in the social and legal aspects of the professional status of trustees in bankruptcy in the context of the State Duma's consideration of the draft law No. 1172553-7 “On Amendments to...
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Purpose This study aims to explore how a microlending digital platform connects social investors in developed countries and micro-entrepreneurs in Africa. However, additional research is necessary to discuss how online auction models are designed and implemented and how existing theories can explain their use in the so-called developing countries....
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Policies for biodiversity no net loss and net gain underwrite narratives for green growth through advancing reparative logics to ongoing habitat impacts. By enabling offsetting practices that risk accommodating rather than averting land change developments, net principles are said to resemble modes of ‘accumulation by environmental restoration’. Bi...
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Entrevista con René Ramírez Gallegos, Ph.D en Sociología Económica por la Universidad de Coimbra y ex Secretario de Educación Superior, Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación (2011-2017) de Ecuador. La entrevista trata temas como desarrollo, Buen Vivir, extractivismos y alternativas; Ecuador y los aciertos y límites de los progresismos latinoamericanos;...
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El término embeddedness, introducido por Karl Polanyi, se ha consolidado como una idea básica y constitutiva de la Nueva Sociología Económica (NSE). Sin embargo, la asimilación de este concepto introdujo diferencias significativas en relación a su significado original. Esta recepción creativa no siempre fue explicitada y en torno a ella se edificar...
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The notions "urban environment", "urban object", "urban resource" are traditionally discussed by such sciences as urban studies, economics, sociology, and others, but the development of new directions in education also includes them in pedagogical research, in particular in the field of educational urban studies. There is a need to identify opportu...
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Body and body work are essential components of work and professions, yet they are too often neglected by mainstream economic sociology. The project intends to focus on the body dimension and on body work in a world of labour which is experiencing important transitions, in response to globalization, socio-economic and ecological crisis, and the pand...
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Depuis la fin des années 2000, l’agriculture biologique a connu un essor considérable en France, avec un doublement de la production comme de la consommation tous les cinq ans. La thèse, au croisement de la sociologie rurale et de la sociologie économique, contribue au débat académique sur la conventionnalisation de l’agriculture biologique en mobi...