Category Archive for: THE ECONOMY AND WORK IN GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE

Comparing the Sociology of Economic Life with Economics

Comparing the Sociology of  Economic Life with Economics Perhaps you are wondering how a sociological perspective on the economy differs from the study of economics. Although aspects of the two disciplines overlap. each provides a unique perspective on economic institutions. Economists attempt to explain how the limited resources and efforts of a society are allocated among competing ends. To economists. an…

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THE ECONOMY AND WORK IN GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE

THE ECONOMY AND WORK IN GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE I felt completely numb. [Even as I cleared out my desk at the investment bank where I worked for 15 years, I] still believed it was happening to someone else. You stick your head in the sand and build imaginary cases in your head about why your colleague should go and not…

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