eBook Sociology Reference Guide: Economic Principles & Systems, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429834927
  • ISBN-13: 9781429834926
  • DDC: 306.3
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 105 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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The Sociology Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various sociological topics. This volume examines the global economic systems and popular principles that define today’s society and international market. The essays begin with a focus on different types of economic systems and continue with several analyses of corporate economics, the global economy, and key economic turning points. The concluding essays highlight different elements of economic theory and surrounding economic issues.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Economic Systems: Communism.
2: Economic Systems: Socialism.
3: Economic Systems: Capitalism.
4: Corporate Capitalism.
5: Corporate Social Responsibility.
6: The Rise of Multinational Corporations.
7: The Global Economy.
8: Informal Economy.
9: The Industrial Revolution.
10: The Technological Revolution.
11: Work in the Post Industrial World.
12: Labor Theory: Division of Labor.
13: Taylorism, Fordism, & Post-Fordism.
14: Labor Unions.
15: Social Issues: Income Inequality.
16: Economic Sectors.