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The Violence of Financial Capitalism by Christian Marazzi

I liked the kind of corny humanism at the end it had a nice early Marx feel to it. Other books in the series. Aug 03, Malte rated it liked it Shelves: Feb 04, Yoyomahma rated it really liked it. They provide a much-needed service in offering cutting-edge European finanncial and politics, much of it in translation, on what is probably ffinancial shoe-string budget.

It has been a long time since I’ve read a book this dense.

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I expected more from this publisher ciolence this author. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. It’s worth mentioning that, in the glossary which is barely referenced in the book, by the way A challenging book, but well worth it. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

The Violence of Financial Capitalism

Marazzi shows that individual debt and the management of financial markets are actually techniques for governing the transformations of immaterial labor, general intellect, and social cooperation. For Marazzi, the contemporary crisis makes explicit the myriad ways that the financialization of the global economy since the s has been intimately tied to transformations of labor processes in post-Fordism, and it is from an analysis of this dynamic that a theory of financial violence emerges in his text.


Marazzi begins The Violence of Financial Capitalism by offering a broad sketch of the financial crisis, its causes, its immediate aftermath, and the crises of global monetary governance it both signals and induces. Lists with This Book.

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Any way, the economy has always been “virtual” from time to time and I think David Graeber is better at explaining this in his book ‘Debt’. A language that gains it’s power from obscuring and mystifying what matters. Books by Christian Marazzi. Nazareth rated it really liked it Feb 20, English Choose a language for shopping. It would be interesting to hear from them now and see their current opinions on the relevance of this book.

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Shame on you, Fiinancial e. There’s the odd clear insight, vioelnce so much of it is buried in two layers: No trivia or quizzes yet. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The financial crisis has radically undermined the very concept of unilateral and multilateral economico-political hegemony, and Marazzi discusses efforts toward a new geo-monetary order that have emerged around the globe in response. The so called real economy has been just a big part in the last forty years of financialization.

Still, with citations from Stiglitz, Krugman, and a slew of other American and non-american economists, this essay focusing on the economic crisis proved not only tolerable, but even interesting.


This expanded edition includes a new appendix for comprehending the esoteric neolanguage of fhe capitalism–a glossary of “Words in Crisis,” from “AAA” to “toxic asset. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Sep 29, Mark rated it liked it. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second finzncial. Marazzi, a leading figure in the European postfordist movement, first takes a broad look at the nature of the crisis and then provides the theoretical capitalosm necessary to comprehend capitalism today, offering an innovative analysis of financialization in the context of postfordist cognitive capitalism.

Also, not something I am very familiar with Showing of 5 reviews. A few mind-boggling pages later, the math is so sloppy that the UK’s economy is presented as times that of the US. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. The so called real economy was speculating in “futures”, that is, future v There’s one point to take from this book.

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