Officially registered in the Federal Service for Supervision in the Area of Telecom, Information Technologies and Mass Communications
Electronic No. 77-8029.

On the web since fall 2000

Journal of Economic Sociology is indexed by Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) from Web of Science™ Core Collection

Funded by the National Research University Higher School of Economics since 2007.

2005. Vol. 6. No. 3

Full text of the journal

Editor’s Foreword
P. 4–5


Karin Knorr Cetina
10 Things That You Always Wanted to Know about Economic Sociology. The Answers of Karin Knorr-Cetina
P. 6–10

New Texts

Andrey Shevchuk
About Future of Work and Future Without Work (Futurology Discussions)
P. 11–24

The paper is devoted to one of the aspects of the mass socio-economic transformation related to the post industrial society development and changes in the employment system. They are so radical that a number of futurologists questioned not simply about future of labour but about future without labour.

New Translations

Pierre Bourdieu
Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste
P. 25–48

We publish here the main part of Bourdieu text, which comprises of the fragments of his famous book “Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste” (D. Gruski is responsible for the pages for choice).

Insight from the Regions

Agatha Mestnikova
Ethno-Cultural Aspects of the Entrepreneurship and Employment of the Population in the Rebublic of Sakha (Yyakutiya)
P. 49–69

The main idea of the paper is with the help of socio-cultural approach to show the impact of the ethno cultural factors on the peculiarities of economy and economic behavior of Sakha population. The author tries to tackle the following issues: 1) basics of the beliefs system of the Sakha population that affect the everyday life economic behavior; 2) elements of the traditional economic behavior of Sakha population through the ethnic folk literature (proverbs); 3) the peculiarities of the working behavior of the population; 4) the impact of ethno-cultural factors on business development in the region. 

Debut Studies

Natalya Smirnova
Organizational Culture of the Industrial Companies: the Study of the German Construction Concern
P. 70–88

The research target was to demonstrate the process of appearance and self reproduction of the organizational culture, explained from the social constructivism approach: how the particular system of senses was created due to the interpretations of the organizational symbols of the organizational members. In order to implement this research design the focus was made on the empirical example of the newcomers’ socialization in the company.

Professional Reviews

Zoya Kotelnikova
Economic-sociological Centers in Russia
P. 89–106

New Books

Vadim Radaev
Vadim Radaev “Economic Sociology: Textbook for Higher Educational Institutions (Moscow: SU HSE, 2005)
P. 107–115

Oleg Oberemko
Book Review: Barsukova Svetlana “Informal Economy: Socio-Economic Analysis” (Moscow: SU HSE, 2004)
P. 116–124

Research Projects

Vadim Radaev
The Rules of Academic Discussion
P. 125–135


Zemfira Kalugina, Olga Fadeeva
Economic Sociology
P. 136–156


The Program of the Scientific Conference “20 Years of Research QWERTY-effects and Pass-dependency” (HSE, May13, 2005)
P. 156–158

Rambler's Top100 rss