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The Public Mission of Sociology

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on how sociology has done itself (and the world) a disservice by historically ignoring the role of the economy

Streeck, W. (2016). The Public Mission of Sociology. In Streeck, W. How Will Capitalism End? Essays on a Failing System. Verso, pp. 237-271

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[...] The first public for public sociology, I suggest, is the academy, with its unprecedented numbers of students in economics and business administration, who are being taught, in essence, that society exists only as a grandiose opportunity for utility maximization by those capable of making the most rational choices. If we can’t sow the seeds of doubt here, where then? [...]

this is weirdly funny to me (is it supposed to be? i'm not sure)

—p.251 by Wolfgang Streeck 1 year, 4 months ago

[...] The first public for public sociology, I suggest, is the academy, with its unprecedented numbers of students in economics and business administration, who are being taught, in essence, that society exists only as a grandiose opportunity for utility maximization by those capable of making the most rational choices. If we can’t sow the seeds of doubt here, where then? [...]

this is weirdly funny to me (is it supposed to be? i'm not sure)

—p.251 by Wolfgang Streeck 1 year, 4 months ago