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Money and Finance After the Crisis: Critical Thinking for Uncertain Times

Money and Finance After the Crisis: Critical Thinking for Uncertain Times

Brett Christophers (Editor), Andrew Leyshon (Editor), Geoff Mann (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-119-05137-4

Jul 2017, Wiley-Blackwell

272 pages

Description

Money and Finance After the Crisis provides a critical multi-disciplinary perspective on the post-crisis financial world in all its complexity, dynamism and unpredictability. Contributions illuminate the diversity of ways in which money and finance continue to shape global political economy and society.

  • A multidisciplinary collection of essays that study the geographies of money and finance that have unfolded in the wake of the financial crisis
  • Contributions discuss a wide range of contemporary social formations, including the complexities of modern debt-driven financial markets
  • Chapters critically explore proliferating forms and spaces of financial power, from the realms of orthodox finance capital to biodiversity conservation
  • Contributions demonstrate the centrality of money and finance to contemporary capitalism and its political and cultural economies

Series Editors’ Preface vii

Notes on Contributors ix

1 Money and Finance After the Crisis: Taking Critical Stock 1
Brett Christophers, Andrew Leyshon and Geoff Mann

Part I Financial Imaginaries 41

2 From Time–Space Compression to Spatial Spreads: Situating Nationality in Global Financial Liquidity 43
Dick Bryan, Michael Rafferty and Duncan Wigan

3 Financial Flows: Spatial Imaginaries of Speculative Circulations 69
Paul Langley

4 Making Financial Instability Visible in Space as Well as Time: Towards a More Keynesian Geography 91
Gary A. Dymski

Part II Financial Practices 117

5 Banks in the Frontline: Assembling Space/Time in Financial Warfare 119
Marieke de Goede

6 Undoing Apartheid? From Land Reform to Credit Reform in South Africa 145
Deborah James

Part III Financialization 169

7 Infrastructure’s Contradictions: How Private Finance is Reshaping Cities 171
Phillip O’Neill

8 The Financialization of Nature Conservation? 191
Jessica Dempsey

9 Financialization of Singaporean Banks and the Production of Variegated Financial Capitalism 217
Karen P.Y. Lai and Joseph A. Daniels

Index 245