School of Business and Management

Markets and Society (BUS116)

Semester: B
Level: 4
Module code: BUS116
Module organiser: Professor Gerard Hanlon

Module overview

The module will analyse the historic nature of the market's emergence and how it both structures and is structured by social being. This will be done via the emergence of the market, management, institutions and business. Through an examination of the Robinson Crusoe fallacy it will demonstrate the social nature of being and examine how business and its externalities affect involvement in, resistance to and compliance with social structuring and social reproduction.


40% coursework and 60% examination