ECONOMIC SOCIOLOGY

Degree course: 
Corso di First cycle degree in ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT
Academyc year when starting the degree: 
2015/2016
Year: 
3
Academyc year when helding the course: 
2017/2018
Course type: 
Optional subjects
Credits: 
6
Period: 
First Semester
Standard lectures hours: 
40
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (40 hours)
Requirements: 

Curiosity.

Final Examination: 
Orale

Oral examination.

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

To know how economics affect on society and individual (about money, work, consumption, welfare, network).

Introduction about economic sociology.
Society or community.
The modern capitalistic economy.
Adam Smith and Karl Marx: from use value to exchange value.
Hobbes, Rousseau, Marx, Comte, Weber, Luhmann.
M. Foucault: biopolitics, capitalism and the homo oeconomicus.
The money ‘philosophy’ (G.Simmel).
Economy, religion and capitalism (M. Weber).
Capitalism as a religion (Benjamin).
From fordism to network.
Technics and capitalism (G. Anders).
The heavy modernity and the liquid modernity (Z. Bauman).
The Great Transformation (Polanyi).
New deal, Beveridge, neoliberism. The welfare state.
Ordoliberalism and neoliberism.
Globalization and the crisis of 2007.
Globalization and the new work organization.
The consumption society.
The mass society.
Network economy and society.
Time and economy.
Economy, society, democracy or oligarchy.

L. Demichelis, 'Sociologia della tecnica e del capitalismo', FrancoAngeli, 2017.

Lecture notes.
S. Rodotà, 'Solidarietà', Laterza, 2014.

Lessons with discussion.

Office hours:
Tuesday, 12.00-13.00

Professors