Talcott Parsons and the Structural-Functionalist Theory of the Economy
The objective of this paper is to discuss Talcott Parsons’ theorisation of the economy or the economic on the one hand, and the social-structural or non-economic spheres in general on the other; as such its main object will be the text Economy and Society (Parsons & Smelser, 1956)
KeywordsEconomic Rationality Structural Differentiation Sociological Theory Ultimate Reality Market Form
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