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23.06.2015

The Economization of the Social: International Conference in New York

The New School for Social Research in New York was the site of a conference on "The Economization of the Social since the 1970s" in June 2015. The interdisciplinary meeting of sociologists, political scientists and historians from Europe and the United States explored how "the social" was newly defined historically from the 1970s on in light of changing economic and social conditions. Discussions addressed various aspects of economization, with several participants observing that the "economization of the social" went hand in hand with a "socialization of the economy." Ariane Leendertz, who heads the Research Group on the Economization of the Social and the History of Complexity at the MPIfG, organized the conference jointly with MPIfG director emeritus Wolfgang Streeck and Julia Ott of the New School for Social Research. more

 

 
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