Journals Higher Education



29 June 2006

336 Pages | 22 tables, 12 figures

ISBN: 9780199296927

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The Sociology of Financial Markets

Edited by Karin Knorr Cetina and Alex Preda

Financial markets have often been seen by economists as efficient mechanisms that fulfill vital functions within economies. But do financial markets really operate in such a straightforward manner? The Sociology of Financial Markets explores this question by approaching financial markets from a sociological perspective.