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Economy and Society (SOCI 415)
University of North Carolina

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This course emphasizes the importance of sociological perspectives in understanding and explaining economic activities such as shopping at global retailers, hiring an employee, or obtaining a bank loan to start a business. Presents a diverse set of perspectives on economic sociology while covering some of the most significant and promising areas of research in the field. It focuses on six main perspectives: institutions and institutionalism, social networks and social capital, cognition and decision-making processes, power, inequality based on race and gender, and consumption patterns, social class, and social groups.

AccreditationSouthern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
RequirementsDegree enrollment not required to take course
On Campus RequirementDegree enrollment not required to take course
Delivery FormatOnline
Education LevelCourse