Toward a Critique of Mark Granovetter's Notion of Embeddedness
5 Pages Posted: 25 Jul 2011
Date Written: July 24, 2011
The paper critically analyses Mark Granovetter's popular concept of embeddedness. It is shown that this notion is based on a simplistic, overly narrow view of social relations and social structures. An alternative view overcoming those weaknesses is put forward.
Keywords: embeddedness, social structure, economic structure, social relations
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