Abstract: While the majority of market interventions is concerned with market interventions that are good for particular market participants, this article is interested in interventions that are good for markets. We draw on observations of historical markets as presented by Hamilton Grierson and Max Weber to rediscover markets as forms of communication that systematically transcend […]Read more "Release | Market therapy? On intervention in the consociation with non-members"
Abstract: Since 3D printing technology has been available as early as in the early 19th century, the present article starts from the question why this radical and probably disruptive technology has been observed as only incremental innovation for so long a time. In answering this question, we assume that this incrementalisation of the supposed key […]Read more "Release | Toward the golden moments of 3D printing"
Canada’s newspaper of record, The Globe and Mail, has published an article on Piracy and Entrepreneurship Education featuring our recently released special issue on Entrepreneurship and Piracy as well as a short interview section on dismoralized piratology. Read “Disruptors are just pirates on the high seas of capitalism” by Dana Lawrence online or download the PDF-version of the full article.Read more "Interview | The Globe and Mail on Entrepreneurship and Piracy"
Roth, S. (2012), Leaving Commonplaces on the Common Place. Cornerstones of a Polyphonic Market Theory, Tamara Journal for Critical Organization Inquiry, Vol. 10 No. 3, pp. 43-52. Abstract Markets are considered economic phenomena, which is said to be true even if markets are considered social structures, cultural fields, or simply politics, at the same time. Against this […]Read more "Release | Leaving Commonplaces on the Common Place"
Interdisciplinary Workshop Organized by Department of Sociology, Yerevan State University Supported by the Open Society Foundations HESP Academic Fellowship Program 25-26 January, 2011 Chairs: Assoc-Prof. Steffen Roth, Assoc.-Prof. Artur Atanesyan, Ass.-Prof. Dr. Arsen Bobokhyan, Dr. Hasmik Khalapyan. ProgramRead more "Call | Reflecting Societies: Markets in Transition"
I am happy to announce the release of the monograph ‘Markt ist nicht gleich Wirtschaft. These zur Begründung einer allgemeinen Marktsoziologie‘, published by the Carl Auer Verlag, Heidelberg.Read more "Book release | Markt ist nicht gleich Wirtschaft. These zur Begründung einer allgemeinen Marktsoziologie"