This landmark volume takes a first step towards imposing order on the increasingly diverse field of socio-ecomics by embedding the various disciplines and sub-disciplines in a common core. The distinguished contributors in this volume show how institutions, governance arrangements, societal sectors, organizations, individual actors, and invativeness are intertwined and, ultimately, how individuals and firms have a high degree of automy.
J. Rogers Hollingsworth is professor of sociology and history at the University of Wisconsin. He is the author or editor of numerous books and articles on comparative political economy, and past president of the Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics. Karl H. Muller is head of WISDOM-Research, Austria's social science infrastructure center on data archiving and method-development, and was previously head of the Departments of Political Science and Sociology at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna. Ellen Jane Hollingsworth is a member of the University of Wisconsin Department of Sociology and formerly a member of the Institute for Research on Poverty.David Gear is Associate Research Specialist at the University of Wisconsin (Madison). His research activities cover many areas in the natural and social sciences as well as engineering.
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Ellen Jane Hollingsworth, J. Rogers Hollingsworth, Karl H. Muller