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Gary Becker and Economic Imperialism - Digressions&Impressions
Eric Schliesser pushes the Becker/Foucault thing back a generation to Robbins and Parsons, and others—very nice.
sociology  economics  theory  becker  parsons  foucault 
may 2014 by kjhealy
VQR » What Is the Business of Literature?
Books not only are part and parcel of consumer capitalism, they virtually began it.
books  business  economics  history 
march 2013 by kjhealy
The Evolution of Aggregate Stock Ownership: A Unified Explanation
The democratization of stock ownership is not a form of direct democracy: a more varied set of households own stock, but the overall proportion of stock directly held by households is in more or less constant decline since WWII. Widely-held direct ownership is replaced by widely-held indirect ownership as institutional investors have grown.
economics  sociology 
august 2008 by kjhealy

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