The Contested Moralities of Markets Hardback
Edited by Simone (Witten/Herdecke University, Germany) Schiller-Merkens, Philip (University of Neuchatel, Switzerland) Balsiger
Part of the Research in the Sociology of Organizations series
Moral struggles in and around markets abound in contemporary societies where marketshave become the dominant form of economic coordination.
The present volumeadvances our current understanding of markets by highlighting the sources,processes and outcomes of moral struggles in and around markets.
It traces thecreation, reproduction and change of underlying moral orders and reveals therole of status and power differentials, alliances and political strategies aswell as the general cultural, social and political contexts in which thestruggles unfold.
The contributions to this volume reflect the 'moral turn' thatcan currently be observed in organization studies and economic sociology, andconnect to recent developments in the sociology of morality.