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  • n. The property of being embedded.

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  • Coleman complements his work referring to sociologist Granovetter's arguments about the failure of economics in recognizing the importance of concrete personal relations and networks of relations - what he calls "embeddedness" - in generating trust, in establishing expectations, and in creating and enforcing norms; he also refers to the work developed by economists, as Yoram-Ben-Porath, which argues that families, friends, and firms (called F-connection) affect economic exchange.

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  • "Embeddedness" has been around in sociology since at least 1986 when Mark Granovetter introduced it, and it became the "new economic sociology," although the idea of embeddedness was arguably borrowed from the old institutionalist economists, notably Karl Polanyi, who was also the leader of the substantivist economic anthropologists.

    The new institutionalism

  • Coleman complements his work referring to sociologist Granovetter‘s arguments about the failure of economics in recognizing the importance of concrete personal relations and networks of relations - what he calls "embeddedness" - in generating trust, in establishing expectations, and in creating and enforcing norms; he also refers to the work developed by economists, as Yoram-Ben-Porath, which argues that families, friends, and firms (called F-connection) affect economic exchange.

    Social capital

  • Many theorists pointed to the importance of the communal aspects of capitalism expressed in concepts like "embeddedness" or "social capital" [(Granovetter and Swedberg 1992) (Cohen and Prusak 2001)].

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  • One more sign of the pervasive embeddedness of giving.

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  • Asserting their creative independence and their creative embeddedness at the same time — their basis in and distinctions from the commercial economy -- fanworks offer a working model of hybridity in creative production, one the law would do well to recognize.

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  • In attending to individual experience, we can ignore our embeddedness in communal life.

    Briallen Hopper: Amazing Grace: How Conversion Really Works

  • Moreover, identity politics in contemporary Ukraine more often than not refers to pre-Soviet proto-democratic experiences seen as constitutive for the Ukrainian nation and demonstrating its embeddedness in Europe.

    Democratic Ukraine, Autocratic Russia: Why?

  • The day any politician of any stripe acknowledges the true scale and embeddedness of marijuana use in Britain will be the day when honesty prevails.

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  • Despite their embeddedness in Jewish tradition and law, Italian Jews, like Jews of so many countries, were very much involved in local Christian custom and law, especially when these served their needs better than Jewish options.

    Italy, Early Modern.

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