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Phrases such as "corporate culture," "market culture" and the "knowledge economy," have now become familiar clarion calls in the world of work. They are calls that have echoed through organizations and markets. Clearly something is happening to the ways markets and organizations are being represented and intervened in and this signals a need to reassess their very constitution. In particular, the once clean divide that placed the economy, dealt with mainly by economists, on one side, and culture, addressed chiefly by those in anthropology, sociology and the other "cultural sciences," on the other, can no longer hold. This volume presents the work of an international group of academics from a range of disciplines including sociology, media and cultural studies, social anthropology and geography, all of ...

Cultural Economy: An Introduction
Cultural economy: An introduction
Pauldu Gay
MichaelPryke

The sets of processes and relations we have come to know as ‘the economy’ appear no longer as taken for granted as perhaps once they were. Many of the old certainties – both practical and academic – concerning what makes firms hold together or markets work seem less clear-cut and our knowledge of them feels ...

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