Maverick Markets Notes

This is a guide to the double-starred readings that will be on the exam.

Hirschman, A., 1986, Rival Views of Market Society and Other Recent Essays. New York: Viking ch.5: Rival Views of Market Society, pp. 105-41

Granovetter, M., 1985, “Economic Action and Social Structure”, American Journal of Sociology 91(3):481-510

Akerlof, G., 1982, “Labor Contracts as Partial Gift Exchange,” Quarterly Journal of Economics 97:543-69

Geertz, C., 1978. “The Bazaar Economy,” American Economic Review, May: 28-32

Biernacki, R., 1997, “Work and Culture in the Reception of Class Ideologies,“pp. 169-192 in J.R. Hall (ed.), Reworking Class. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.

Zelizer, V., 1996, “Payments and Social Ties,” Sociological Forum 11:481-95.

Baker, Tom, 2001. “Blood Money, New Money, and the Moral Economy of Tort Law in Action.” Law and Society Review 35(2): 275-319

Helleiner, E., 2003, “One Market, One People: The Euro and Political Identities,” pp.183-202 in P. Crowley (ed.), Before and Beyond the Euro. London: Routledge.

Velthuis, O., 2003, “Symbolic meanings of prices. Constructing the value of contemporary art in Amsterdam and New York galleries,” Theory and Society 32:181-215

Fourcade, Marion 2011, “Cents and Sensibility: Economic Values and the Nature of ‘Nature’ in France and America.” American Journal of Sociology 116 (6) (May 2011): 1721–77.

Uzzi, Brian, and Lancaster, Ryon, 2004 “Embeddedness and Price Formation in Corporate Law Markets.” American Sociological Review, 69(3): 319-44.

Smith, Ch., 1993. “Auctions: From Walras to the Real World”, pp. 176-192 in R. Swedberg (ed.), Explorations in Economic Sociology. New York: Russell Sage

Abolafia, M., 1996, “Hyper-Rational Gaming,” Journal of Contemporary Ethnography 25(2): 226-50

Knorr Cetina, K. and U. Bruegger, 2002, “Global Microstructures: The Virtual Societies of Financial Markets,” American Journal of Sociology 107 (4), 905-50.

Fligstein, Neil and Adam Goldstein 2012. „A Long Strange Trip: The State and Mortgage Securitization, 1968-2010.“ In Karin Knorr Cetina and Alex Preda (eds.), Handbook of the Sociology of Finance, Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Dobbin, Frank and Jiwook Jung 2010. “The Misapplication of Mr. Michael Jensen: How Agency Theory brought down the economy and why it might again.” Pp. 29-64 in: Lounsbury,

Khurana, R., 2002: Searching for a Corporate Savior. The Irrational Quest for Charismatic CEO’s. Princeton: Princeton University Press: chapters 6 and 7. Also consider Ch.2 for the CEO market and literature

Morrill, C., 1998, “Honor and Conflict Management in Corporate Life,” pp.230-259 in P. Smith (ed.), The New American Cultural Sociology. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press

Bittman, Michael, Paula England, Nancy Folbre, and George Matheson, 2003, “ When does Gender Trump Money? Bargaining and Time in Household Work,” American Journal of Sociology 109: 186-214

Hochschild, A.R., 1989, “The Economy of Gratitude”, pp. 95-111 in T. Hood (ed.), The Sociology of Emotions: Original Essays and Research Papers. Greenwich: JAI Press.

Hoang Kimberly Kay, 2014, “Flirting with Capital: NegotiatingPerceptions of Pan-AsianAscendencyandWestern Decline in GlobalSexWork.” Social Problems, 61 (4):1–23