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Author Zelizer, Viviana A. Rotman

Title Economic lives : how culture shapes the economy / Viviana A. Zelizer

Publ Info Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2011]
2011
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  HM548 .Z42 2011    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  HM548 .Z42 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  HM548 Z42 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  HM548 .Z42 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 478 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction : The lives behind economic lives -- Part I. Valuation of human lives : Human values and the market: the case of life insurance and death in nineteenth-century America -- The price and value of children: the case of children's insurance in the United States -- From baby farms to Baby M -- The priceless child revisited -- Part II. The social meaning of money : The social meaning of money: "special monies" -- Fine tuning the Zelizer view -- Payments and social ties -- Money, power, and sex -- Part III. Intimate economies : Do markets poison intimacy? -- The purchase of intimacy -- Kids and commerce -- Intimacy in economic organizations -- Part IV. The economy of care : Caring everywhere -- Risky exchanges -- Part V. Circuits of commerce : Circuits within capitalism -- Circuits in economic life -- Part VI. Appraising economic lives: critiques and syntheses : Beyond the polemics on the market: establishing a theoretical and empirical agenda -- Pasts and futures of the economic sociology -- Culture and consumption -- Ethics in the economy
LC subject Economics -- Sociological aspects
Social values
ISBN 9780691139364 (cloth : alk. paper)
0691139369 (cloth : alk. paper)