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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 348–369.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Max Haiven This article is a contribution to critiques of the mainstream trends in financial literacy education and argues that they typically produce a profound financial illiteracy by obfuscating the systemic and structural dimensions of debt, financial hardship, and the patterns of...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 239–262.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Max Haiven Walmart is not only the world's single largest retailer and private employer, it is also a crystallization and an agent of a broader paradigm shift toward “securitization”: the convergence of financial and security-oriented logics of risk management. This paper examines the way Walmart...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 88–104.
Published: 01 March 2019
... ways: first, by promoting to news media and policy makers a set of financialized free-market ideas about managing the economy, and second, by managing large companies as financial assets for the benefit of financiers and the super-rich. In both ways, they have encouraged financialization and the...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 1–14.
Published: 01 March 2019
... that underpin assumptions about and representations of wealth; institutional and political-economic dynamics, in relation to international financial systems and property markets; and experiences and attitudes, examined via elites’ professional identities and cultural practices. The authors suggest that...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 103–132.
Published: 01 March 2011
... between public and private, state and individual interests have become redefined and obscured through new discourse strategies. They conclude that the present financial and regulatory “crisis” cannot be adequately resolved without a new analytic framework for examining the relationships between...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 72–87.
Published: 01 March 2019
... utility of gentrification as a way of thinking about these seismic urban changes, they conclude that profound socio- spatial changes and new intensities in the financialization of housing, neighborhood tensions, and cultural dislocations are reshaping London as a plutocratic city and the lives of those...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 1–19.
Published: 01 March 2018
... the media, and that of the failure of the Left in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis. The article looks at the rise of “Trumpism” and the new brand of white nationalist and misogynistic culture of the so-called alt-right in its historical context to show how it is consistent with but also...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 394–396.
Published: 01 November 2017
... a growing literature that has emerged in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crash, which has tasked itself with exploring the ways in which finance shapes both society and the individual (see Feher 2009 ; Lazzarato 2012 , 2015 ). Nevertheless, Ascher’s approach differs from those of other...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 29–47.
Published: 01 March 2019
...] 1994) between them. Developments within finance, banking, high- tech industries, and celebrity culture — and more generally the financialization of capitalism — have generated new tiers of wealth, exacerbating the income and education gaps between the wealthiest and the rest (e.g., Fischer and Mattson...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2013) 9 (3): 280–295.
Published: 01 November 2013
... hyperconnected world running at hyperspeed. Virilio argues that financial panics have replaced the nuclear-fueled panics of yesteryear. He suggests that of all the risks that assail us—terrorist attack, environmental ruin, and so forth—we are particularly threatened by “a tyrannical political economics” ( 2012c...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 410–412.
Published: 01 November 2018
... private stakeholders, luxury fashion brands, financial groups, and real estate investors. Part 2 (“Reflections”) interacts with these ideas in more specific operational contexts, such as the genesis of certain “luxury districts” and renewal of historic city centers. Due to its personal and contextual...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2014) 10 (3): 420–423.
Published: 01 November 2014
... Greek population into homo sacer under conditions of austerity that are designed to save Europe’s financial elites but take no account of the basic needs of the people. For Douzinas, this situation marks a turning point in European history, one that puts history back on the agenda after the break...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2019) 15 (1): 15–28.
Published: 01 March 2019
... corporate exploitation and as a tax haven. The men in the lift are united by a drive to supremacism. They seek to bolster their own financial and social power through a range of financial, cultural, and technological strategies—including lying—while repeatedly belittling and endangering the less privileged...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 259–262.
Published: 01 July 2016
... detection of the speed and scale of violence. The undetectable speed of algorithmic computer-driven calculation forms the conditions of international financial disaster that lead to obvious repercussions for financially vulnerable national populations, while on the other end of the speed continuum...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 181–199.
Published: 01 July 2010
... possibility of digesting and synthesizing at leisure the market-led networks of discrete, digitalized memory (2009: 45–51). For Stiegler, accordingly, the present financial and economic crises confirm that decline in the rate of profit has not been overcome (as neoliberals believe) and that the intense model...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2019) 15 (2): 244–251.
Published: 01 July 2019
... epicenters for the world financial crisis, including Lehman Brothers and Goldman Sachs, while also taking up pressing themes including labor exploitation, gentrification, and the prison-industrial complex. At a time when populist rage against neoliberalism and the 1 percent careens frighteningly to the right...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
... derive from operations in the financial markets. In France, the productive investment of the CAC40 companies is not increasing, even as their profits are rocketing. Since production is no longer able to valorize the full amount of the accumulated capital, an increasing part of that capital remains in...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 133–156.
Published: 01 March 2011
... in the thrall of a particularly resilient and excessive strand of secrecy, Obama's has deliberately sought to distinguish itself with the promise of financial, political, bureaucratic, and personal transparency. Such a difference was echoed by press coverage of the incoming administration (e.g...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 339–358.
Published: 01 November 2006
... 239,766 students ( Molnar et al. 2005 ). Major companies include The Edison Schools (98 schools), The Leona Group (45 schools), National Heritage Academies (51), White Hat Management (38), and Mosaica (27). The largest EMO, The Edison Schools, has been beset by numerous financial and accountability...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 243–246.
Published: 01 July 2005
... Nation: Washington, Adams, Jefferson, promises a dramatis personae approach to the early days of the executive branch of the US governmental experiment. And Vidal delivers on this promise, providing fully blooded portraits of the first three presidents, including their financial straits, physical traits...