By Christian Marazzi The Violence of Financial Capitalism (Semiotext(e) / Intervention) [Paperback] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Published in early , Christian Marazzi’s The Violence of Financial. Capitalism is among the first of a number of sustained efforts to artic- ulate a critique of. PDF | On Jun 22, , Paul Langley and others published Book review: Christian Marazzi The Violence of Financial Capitalism, Semiotext(e).
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It seems so fonancial tacked onto the analysis, and stands in direct antagonism to the rest of the book it really seems like a different person writing. Open Preview See a Problem? I liked the kind of corny humanism at the end it had a nice early Marx feel to it.
The Violence of Financial Capitalism by Christian Marazzi
Our struggle is not just against financial capitalism but against authors who do not seek to be understood. 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.
I found parts of this book very illuminating, particularly the third chapter, which passes from an analysis of the financial crisis considered from the “distributive” point of view to what Marazzi viloence a “productive point of view.
Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Drawing on a diverse set of resources, from popular media such as The Economist to the dense theoretical analyses of Michel Aglietta, he begins by pulling together a unique narrative of the crisis that places the reader in medias res. I paid as much attention as I could at the time, but it’s been years now and I capitlaism not able to remember the minutiae of the economic maneuvering that he is critiquing.
It is sad because I think the book had some real potential and because even in those 50 pages there were some gems. The so called real economy has been just a big part in the last forty years of financialization.
The glossary at the back of the book was a nice intention: ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Shopbop Designer Fashion Finanfial. Marazzi is clearly worried about the state of the financial system. Brad rated it liked it Mar 25, In what follows, I trace his understanding of the violence of finance as well as outline what I find to be the most salient arguments of the book. Finishes decently after page M rated it really liked it Feb 26, Patrick rated it it was ok May 27, This is a jargon-heavy book where the author feels zero compulsion to explain what he means until the Afterword.
Sep 29, Mark rated volence liked caiptalism. There’s one point to take from this book.
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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. One needs an accompanying history of the financial crisis to fully understand what he’s talking about as he certainly feels no need to elaborate. Read more Read less.
It’s worth mentioning that, in the glossary which is barely referenced in the book, by the way Very informative with a balance of internal and global economics. He doesn’t indulge in the usual apocalyptic predictions of the left–in fact, he offers quite a few recommendations for reform– and this gives the book a refreshing intellectual honesty. msrazzi
The Violence of Financial Capitalism
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.
If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’. A challenging book, but well worth it. This expanded edition includes a new appendix for comprehending the esoteric neolanguage of financial capitalism—a glossary of “Words in Crisis,” from “AAA” to “toxic asset.
Explore the Home Gift Guide. Thank you semiotext e for another fascinating, somewhat radical viewpoint. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
And, I mean, shouldn’t we? Jared Baxter rated it liked it Jun 13, He is not a clear writer in English and the jargon just makes this worse. But there really is no excuse for this edition of Christian Marazzi’s “The Violence of Financial Capitalism”, the second of the “Intervention” editions.
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The republication of the text in with a new translation and afterword by the author is a welcome addition to a growing body of scholarship in critical financial studies as well as autonomist critiques of contemporary capitalism. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Nazareth rated it really liked it Feb 20, marazi Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus.
Moufawad-Paul rated it really liked it May 22, Without some kind of explanation by the author, one needs a compendium or one needs to spend hours on the internet.