SOC 2190

SOC 2190

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

Economic sociology extends the sociological approach to the study of economic life. The aim of the seminar is to understand the relationship between social structure, organizational form and economic action. We explore social processes embedded in economic exchange and knowledge spillover and economy. Why do individuals cooperate with strangers? Why is trust important in economic life. Why is social exchange the foundation of sustainable economic action? At the macro-level, the course addresses the question of why and how institutions enable, motivate and guide economic action; the social dynamics of institutional change; and explore the role of norms and networks in the capitalism of the United States and China.

When Offered Spring.

Distribution Category (SBA-AS, SSC-AS)
Course Attribute (CU-SBY)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17031 SOC 2190   LEC 001

    • MW Malott Hall 251
    • Jan 22 - May 7, 2024
    • Nee, V

  • Instruction Mode: In Person