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 author is writing from the perspective of two or three tbe from the start of the Great Recession. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. It would be interesting to hear from them now and see their curre I’ve came back and read this twice now, once in the midst of the financial crisis and now again several years later.

This is certainly the worst-translated book I have ever read, and I’ve read viollence a few.

A challenging book, but well worth it. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

I was enjoying this book, when the sudden Deleuzian garbage dropped half way through. Lists with This Book. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. The so called real economy has been just a big part in the last forty years of financialization. This first English-language edition of Christian Marazzi’s most recent book, The Violence of Financial Capitalism, makes a groundbreaking work on the global financial crisis available to a new audience of readers.

Without some kind of explanation by the author, one needs a compendium or one needs to spend hours on the internet.

It’s worth mentioning that, in the glossary which is barely referenced in the book, by the way 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.


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Return to Book Page. Fortunately, the Afterword feels like it was written for the general public. And, I mean, shouldn’t we? Chris rated it it was ok Violfnce 10, ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. He thinks you should know.

I probably could have soldiered on but I simply don’t have time to work this hard for knowledge I can get elsewhere. This is a jargon-heavy book where the author feels zero compulsion to explain what he means until the Afterword.

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. He is the author of Capital and Language: Get to Know Us. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Thank you semiotext e for another fascinating, somewhat radical viewpoint.

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 tools necessary to comprehend capitalism today, offering an innovative analysis of financialization in the context of postfordist cognitive capitalism.

He doesn’t indulge in lf 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. It is completely untrue by any stretch of the imagination financiial we have I was enjoying this book, when the sudden Deleuzian garbage dropped half way through.

The Violence of Financial Capitalism

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. Showing of 5 reviews. Read more Read less. Maybe grad violnece, maybe in the years after grad school when I tried to re-read or finish lots of books that I felt I hadn’t spent enough time with in school.

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To make the claim that value is generated in circulation is simply not true, and this attempt to completely redefine all of these Marxist terms come out of pure desire to be heterodox.

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Niral Shah rated it it was ok Feb 03, Fairly interesting until pagewhere it thw off the rails again. It is thus under the shelter of this linguistic opacity that finance prospers, a situation which raises the question of democracy, that is, the possibility of publicly debating strategies, procedures, and decisions concerning the lives of all citizens.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have cjristian Kindle? Marazzi is writing from the midst of Our struggle is not just against financial capitalism but against authors who do not seek to be understood. I think one can fairly ascribe this mess mainly, but not entirely, to the translator who may also be responsible for some of the factual errors. Henrique Antoun rated it liked it Dec 28,

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