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Sociology of Markets

SOC 250
Spring 2019 not offered
Certificates: Civic Engagement

This course will introduce students to some of the core theoretical and empirical works on market economies. We will explore (1) the historical and normative foundations of market economies; (2) the questions of how markets work, why they fail, and what kinds of social and political institutions they depend upon; (3) the difference between sociological and economic theories of markets; (4) the role of governments, corporations, workers, consumers, epistemic communities, and international forces in the workings of markets; and (5) the different ways in which advanced nations organize the relationship among markets, states, and societies.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS SOC
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: SOC151
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (SOC)

Last Updated on SEP-29-2023
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