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On the possibility of organ markets and the performativity of economics
(2013) - Journal article,
Callon’s ‘performativity thesis’ encourages us to explore how the boundaries of the economy are negotiated. This paper explores one such discussion: the contributions of economics to the debates over the introduction of ...
Economic embeddedness and materiality in a financial market setting
(2013-02-27) - Journal article,
The notion of embeddedness (Granovetter 1985) neglects of the material dimension of economic relations. This paper contributes to the literature of market devices (Callon, et al., 2007) with an exploration of the material ...
The promise and paradise of austerity
(2016-05) - Journal item,
Review of Konings, M. (2015) The emotional logic of capitalism, Stanford: Stanford university press.
The unbearable emptiness of entrepreneurship
(2011-08) - Journal item,
Review of 'Unmasking the Entrepreneur' by Campbell Jones and Andre Spicer, Edward Elgar, 2009
How does an old firm learn new tricks? : A material account of entrepreneurial opportunity
(2013) - Journal article,
Opportunity has become the central concept in entrepreneurship. Discovery focused accounts assume opportunity to be objective and to exist independently of the entrepreneur. Process-focused studies critique such notions. ...
Constructing the retail investor : performativity and power in the market for investment services
(2013-06) - Conference paper,
This paper examines retail investment as a practice performed by marketing knowledge and highlights the power effects of market devices. Using a qualitative study of retail investors in the United Kingdom, it considers the ...
Acquiring an economic habitus : the role of calculation in learning ‘the rules of the game'
(2014) - Conference paper,
Pierre Bourdieu’s classical sociology and the actor network based ‘economization’ literature are often considered contradictory, despite some agreement on the constructed nature of economic man. Through an examination of ...
A moral economy of transplantation : Competing regimes of value in the allocation of transplant organs
(Oxford University Press, 2015-01) - Book item,
Pricing, prizing and praising in the dating services sector – a conceptual approach
(2015) - Conference paper,
The rise and fall of the penny-share offer : A historical sociology of London’s smaller company markets
(University of St Andrews, 2017-10) - Report,
This report offers a narrative, ‘historical sociology’ of two markets established in London in 1995 in response to a series of rule changes at the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The first, the Alternative Investment Market, ...