ECONOMICS AND SOCIETY
Stampa
Anno immatricolazione
2018/2019
Anno offerta
2018/2019
Normativa
DM270
SSD
SPS/08 (SOCIOLOGIA DEI PROCESSI CULTURALI E COMUNICATIVI)
Dipartimento
DIPARTIMENTO DI SCIENZE ECONOMICHE E AZIENDALI
Corso di studio
ECONOMICS, FINANCE AND INTERNATIONAL INTEGRATION - ECONOMIA, FINANZA E INTEGRAZIONE INTERNAZIONALE
Curriculum
International Economic Integration and Development
Anno di corso
Periodo didattico
Secondo Semestre (18/02/2019 - 18/05/2019)
Crediti
6
Ore
44 ore di attività frontale
Lingua insegnamento
English
Tipo esame
SCRITTO
Docente
CORRADI FIAMMETTA (titolare) - 6 CFU
Prerequisiti
Basic preparation in general sociology. Familiarity with the classics of economics and sociology.
Obiettivi formativi
The course provides students with a general overview of the relationships between economics and sociology, with an introduction to the classics of economic sociology and of the sociology of finance. More specifically, it should make students aware of the crucial roles of social institutions in economic actions and activities. At the end of the course students should be more sensible to the relevance of the context of economic actions, to the complexity of individual choices and of the relations linking the micro and macro levels.
Programma e contenuti
The course is divided in two main parts .In the first, we will examine and discuss the works and perspectives of the founding fathers of economic sociology, including Marx, Weber, Durkheim, Simmel, Schumpeter and Polanyi. Then, starting with a famous text by Mark Granovetter, we will focus on the tought of some of the most rapresentative authors in the new economic sociology and sociology of finance, to provide an overview of the contemporary developments in sociology about financial markets.
Metodi didattici
Lectures and seminars. SLIDES of lectures available on KIRO.
Testi di riferimento
Handbook:

Richard Swedberg, Principles of economic sociology, Princeton University Press, 2003; sec.ed. 2007.

Additional readings:Mark Granovetter, Economic Action and Social Structure: The Problem of Embeddedness, American Journal of Sociology, Vol. 91, N. 3, 1985, pp. 481-510. Available online.
Carlo Trigilia, Economic Sociology, State Market and Society in Modern Capitalism, Blackwell publishing, 2002, pp. 17-35.

Richard Swedberg: Economics and Sociology, Princeton University Press, 1990.
Modalità verifica apprendimento
Written Exam in English.
Students will be provided with a range of topics/questions and they should choose and develop only 3. Answers are expected to be as precise and detailed as possible.
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