The Architecture of Illegal Markets
Towards an Economic Sociology of Illegality in the Economy
Edited by Jens Beckert and Matías Dewey
Edited by Jens Beckert, Professor of Sociology and Director, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, and Matías Dewey, Senior Researcher, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies
Jens Beckert is Director of the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne and Professor of Sociology at the University of Cologne. He has held visiting positions at Princeton University, Harvard University, Cornell University, the European University Institute, and Sciences Po in Paris. He is the author of The Worth of Goods: Valuation and Pricing in the Economy (OUP), Beyond the Market: the Social Foundations of Economic Efficiency (Princeton University Press 2002) and Inherited Wealth (Princeton University Press 2008). His articles have been published in journals such as Theory & Society, Sociological Theory, Organization Studies, and the European Journal of Sociology.
Matías Dewey is a Senior Researcher in the project area on the sociology of illegal markets at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne. He studied sociology in Argentina and received his PhD in Germany. As a visiting scholar, he has spent time at the University of Oxford, at the MaxPo in Paris and recently at the Department of Sociology at the University of Texas at Austin. He has received grants from the Alexander von Humboldt and Volkswagen foundations. He has published extensively on social theory, economic sociology, illegal markets and qualitative research.
Jens Beckert, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne
Renate Mayntz, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies
Philippe Steiner, Université Paris-Sorbonne
Simon Mackenzie, The University of Glasgow
Donna Yates, Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research at the University of Glasgow.
Ronald Breiger, University of Arizona
Ronen Palan, City University London.
Matías Dewey, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies
Kirsten Endres, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies
Cyrus Dioun, University of California, Berkeley
Annette Hübschle, the Global Initiative
Nina Enwicht, The University of Koblenz-Landau
Vadim Radaev, National Research University Higher School of Economics
Letizia Paoli, Catholic University of Leuven
Victoria Greenfield, the RAND Corporation
Boris Samuel, SciencesPo
Robert Tillman, St. John's University