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TALS1004 Theory of Economic Sociology, Literature 3 ECTS
Organised by
Economic Sociology
Person in charge
Outi Sarpila

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to familiarize students with the theoretical frameworks in economic sociology. After completing the course, the students will have the necessary skills to frame their thesis proposals through an economic sociology lens and conduct it independently.


The course examines sociology's research perspectives in relation to specific areas of sociology, economics, and business studies.

Teaching methods

No lectures.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English

The exam is taken through the Electronic Exam service: https://tenttis.utu.fi.


Numeric 0-5.

Study materials

Swedberg (2003): Principles of economic sociology. Princeton, Princeton University Press

The exam is taken through the Electronic Exam service: https://tenttis.utu.fi.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Social Research
Theory of Economic Sociology (Economic Sociology)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
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Department of Social Research
Social Research
Finnish Study Modules
Department of Social Research
Social Policy
Social Work
Economic Sociology