Bruce Carruthers
N: Finance and Society

He is a professor in the Department of Sociology, at Northwestern University. His areas of research include historical and comparative sociology, economic sociology, sociology of law and sociology of organizations. Bruce has authored or co-authored five books, most recently Money and Credit: A Sociological Approach (Polity Press, 2010). His current research projects are on the evolution of credit decision-making as a problem in the sociology of trust, and the legal regulation of predatory lending in early 20th century U.S.

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