Monthly Archives: May 2005

discretion in markets

Ok, this is going to come out shabbily: There is a paper I’m working on, for which I’ve been really interested in discretion. If one of the places where sociology can and should contribute to discussions of markets is in the organizational and institutional constitution of price, another is in the creation of action around […]

Commensuration, again, and Transvaluation

Actually, I looked a bit at transvaluation, and it doesn’t seem to be quite the same thing. Or at least, as Inigo once said, it does not seem to mean what you think it means. As far as I can tell, transvaluation is more about the shifts from one value system to another (often in […]