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Money and Credit A Sociological Approach BRUCE G. CARRUTHERS AND LAURA ARIOVICH Northwestern University; University of Buenos Aires ‘Carruthers and Ariovich view the mysteries of money and credit through a distinctively sociological lens. They treat this complex and difficult subject in a way that is illuminating, accessible, and concise, yet subtle and sophisticated – the gold standard of academic writing.’ Mark Granovetter, Stanford University SERIES: ECONOMY AND SOCIETY 210 x 148mm | 224 pages | 2010 HB | 978-0-7456-4391-5 | £50.00 | $69.95 | €65.90 PB | 978-0-7456-4392-2 | £16.99 | $24.95 | €21.90 ebook available

Global Capitalism A Sociological Perspective MIGUEL A. CENTENO AND JOSEPH NATHAN COHEN Princeton University; CUNY, Queens College ‘This book shows the virtues of a historical/sociological interpretation of global capitalism, and as a bonus the writing is graceful and clear. Conflicting viewpoints are judiciously and succinctly evaluated. The extensive references to the literature are unobtrusive and impressive. Putting the current crisis into perspective, without reducing its urgency, is a singular achievement.’ Charles Perrow, Yale University SERIES: ECONOMY AND SOCIETY 229 x 152mm | 256 pages | 2010 HB | 978-0-7456-4450-9 | £55.00 | $69.95 | €71.90 PB | 978-0-7456-4451-6 | £17.99 | $26.95 | €23.90 ebook available

Economy and State A Sociological Perspective NINA BANDELJ AND ELIZABETH SOWERS University of California, Irvine ‘In a world where too many people really believe there is an invisible hand coordinating economic activity, this book will come as an accessible and concise discussion of the many ways that states are involved in the distribution and exchange of economic goods. Bandelj and Sowers have written a welcome review of the relationships that different state forms have with economic orders.’ Nicole Biggart, University of California, Davis SERIES: ECONOMY AND SOCIETY 216 x 138mm | 256 pages | 2010 HB | 978-0-7456-4454-7 | £50.00 | $64.95 | €65.90 PB | 978-0-7456-4455-4 |£17.99 | $26.95 | €23.90 ebook available

Markets PATRIK ASPERS Stockholm University and the Swedish School of Textiles ‘The sociology of markets has become one of the liveliest and most influential areas of the discipline, and there is no finer introduction to it than Aspers's crisp, well-informed book.’ Donald Mackenzie, University of Edinburgh SERIES: ECONOMY AND SOCIETY 216 x 138mm | 216 pages | 2011 HB | 978-0-7456-4577-3 | £50.00 | $64.95 | €65.90 PB | 978-0-7456-4578-0 | £16.99 | $24.95 | €21.90 ebook available

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