Max Weber's Interpretive Economic Sociology

  title={Max Weber's Interpretive Economic Sociology},
  author={Richard Swedberg},
  journal={American Behavioral Scientist},
  pages={1035 - 1055}
  • R. Swedberg
  • Published 1 April 2007
  • Economics, Sociology
  • American Behavioral Scientist
Economic sociology needs more ideas, and in this article the author suggests that economic sociologists may want to explore what a rigorous interpretive economic sociology along Weberian lines would look like. One way to proceed in an enterprise of this type would be to apply the model of analysis that can be found in chapter 1 of Economy and Society to economic sociology and its problems. This means that one has to graft onto economic sociology such key ideas and key concepts in Weber's… 

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