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Receivers of (dis)trust: Administrators in bankruptcy

Sellerberg, Ann Mari LU (2007)
Abstract
Analyses of economic actions often proceed from a consideration of how trust serves as a basis for the interaction of economic agents. A bankruptcy entails a breach of the relations of trust in an economic network. Receivers are the lawyers appointed by Swedish courts to investigate and ultimately resolve bankrupts disputes. The article demonstrates how the manner in which receivers characterise their work becomes a way for them to articulate the very particular kind of knowledge they need in these networks in trouble, which are – as they themselves put it – tricky. Their way of interpreting their work also becomes a way to create a kind of stability in these shaky networks.
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work descriptions, bankruptcy, receivers, trust, assertiveness, sociologi, sociology
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  abstract     = {Analyses of economic actions often proceed from a consideration of how trust serves as a basis for the interaction of economic agents. A bankruptcy entails a breach of the relations of trust in an economic network. Receivers are the lawyers appointed by Swedish courts to investigate and ultimately resolve bankrupts disputes. The article demonstrates how the manner in which receivers characterise their work becomes a way for them to articulate the very particular kind of knowledge they need in these networks in trouble, which are – as they themselves put it – tricky. Their way of interpreting their work also becomes a way to create a kind of stability in these shaky networks.},
  author       = {Sellerberg, Ann Mari},
  keyword      = {work descriptions,bankruptcy,receivers,trust,assertiveness,sociologi,sociology},
  language     = {eng},
  title        = {Receivers of (dis)trust: Administrators in bankruptcy},
  year         = {2007},
}