The main sociological concepts of Western economic schools in the 50s, 70s and 90s of the XX century

The emergence and formation of economic sociologists in world science was the result of a long process of sociologization of economic science throughout its development. Even A. Smith developed a theory of man and his needs, incentives for action, motivation of behavior. In a sense, the history of Western economic thought is the history of […]

T. Veblen's approach

The focus of attention of another scientist, T. Veblen (1857-1929), was a criticism of the limitations of the economic approach to consumption. Economists, he wrote, have put forward the false thesis that consumption is the ultimate goal of production, but have paid little or no attention to how consumers actually behave or what impact the […]