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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The first third or so of this little book is now dated. 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. Jan 26, Erica Harmon fiancial it really liked it Shelves: Circumstances have changed since, though not entirely for the better. View freely available titles: Share your thoughts with other customers. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

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I expected more from this publisher and this author. Jan 08, Riley Haas rated it it was ok. Fairly interesting until pagewhere it goes off the rails again. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

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Our struggle is not just against capiatlism capitalism but against authors who do not seek to be understood. Very informative with a balance of internal and global economics.

The remainder of the book, however, turns to scathing, fairly technical analysis of the rot in the international banking and investment system. Lists with This Book. 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. Want to Read saving…. Thank you semiotext e for another fascinating, somewhat radical viewpoint. Get capitlism Know Us. Other books in the series. Marazzi’s “Capital and Language”, also issued by Semiotext e was at least comprehensible, if somewhat clunky.


If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? I think one can fairly ascribe this mess mainly, but not entirely, to the translator who may maarazzi be responsible for some of the factual errors.

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There is hardly a sentence that does not scream out for the editor’s pencil. At the end of volume 1 of Capital, Marx sketches out the correspondence between the birth of financial institutions and the historical violence of primitive [End Page ] accumulation. I’ve came back and read this twice now, once in the midst of the financial crisis and now again several years later. Published January 1st by Semiotext e first published 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.

Be the first to ask a question about The Violence of Financial Capitalism. Write a customer review. Yet despite his effort at transparency, the sheer density [End Page ] of factual evidence that he provides, at moments, might engender the effect of This was a very weird take on the Financial Crisis Many of the discussions that were taking place at the time have now been swept up under the rug entirely and have become almost non-issues.

And that’s a problem for a book like this. The most interesting aspects of Marazzi’s economic analysis of the debt crisis to me are his noting that many companies now rely on free labor to increase product value think of the public being asked finncial beta test software and his describing the various private-sector bailouts as a “communism of capital,” “where the state, i.


I write this review somewhat reluctantly. 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. The so called real economy has been just a big part in the last forty years of financialization.

The Violence of Financial Capitalism

It is completely untrue christain any stretch of the imagination that we have I was enjoying this book, when the sudden Deleuzian garbage dropped half way through. And then there are the factual errors. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Ginancial worth mentioning that, in the glossary which is barely referenced in the book, by the way They provide a much-needed service in offering cutting-edge European theory and politics, much of it in translation, on what is probably a shoe-string budget.

Amrazzi it’s a real struggle reading this. Offering a radically new understanding of the current stage of international economics as well as crucial post-Marxist guidance for confronting capitalism in its newest form, Caoitalism Violence of Financial Capitalism is a valuable addition to the contemporary arsenal of postfordist thought.

Return to Book Page. Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. I was looking for a left-progressive critique of the current global crisis of capitalism. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.