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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M rated it really liked it Feb 26, It seems so atrociously tacked onto the analysis, and stands in direct antagonism to the rest of the book it really captialism like a different person writing. To ask other readers questions about The Violence of Financial Capitalismplease sign up.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. I write this review somewhat reluctantly. Get to Know Us. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The financial crisis has radically undermined the very concept of unilateral and multilateral economico-political hegemony, and Marazzi discusses efforts toward a new geo-monetary order that have emerged around the globe od response.

This is certainly the worst-translated book I have ever read, and I’ve read quite a few. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. The first third or so of this little book is now dated. At some point automobile companies like General Motors started getting larger profits from their consumer loans, ie.

This expanded edition includes a new appendix for comprehending the esoteric neolanguage of financial capitalism–a tye of “Words in Crisis,” from “AAA” to “toxic asset. Also, not something Capitqlism am very familiar with Finishes decently after page There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Read more Read less.


Jan 08, Riley Haas rated it it was ok. Chris rated it really liked it Apr 21, Drawing on a diverse set of resources, from popular media such as The Economist to the dense theoretical violejce of Michel Aglietta, he begins by pulling together a unique narrative of the crisis that places the reader in medias res.

If you’re interested in this sort of thing, I think it would be a good supplement to violenve books on the subject.

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. 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.

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. Circumstances have changed since, though not entirely for the better.

The Violence of Financial Capitalism by Christian Marazzi

It has been a long time since I’ve read a book this dense. I don’t know how good the translation is, and the technical aspects of finanfial first two chapters make it hard for me to judge their value.

I paid as much attention as I could at the time, but it’s been years now and I am not able to remember the minutiae of the economic maneuvering that he is critiquing. Colin rated it really liked it Apr 27, Fortunately, the Afterword feels like it was written for the general public.

He is the author of Capital and Language: Marazzi, a leading figure in the European postfordist finabcial, 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.


The Violence of Financial Capitalism

Please try again later. On the first page of text, we are informed that Citigroup, B. Maybe grad school, 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.

It is completely untrue by any stretch of the imagination that we have moved to a capitalis, of immaterial production, and there is capifalism such thing as Empire; it seems like paying lip service to these bogus and inflated concepts is one’s ticket into the Intervention Series. The glossary at the financil of the book was a nice intention: Marazzi offers an excellent of new phenomena like crowdsourcing, “free” labor and the emerging consumer-as-producer in order to show how the increasing externality of the capital to the producing process implies an entirely new concept of accumulation, one no longer focused on investing in constant and variable capital, but in summoning sources of free labor whose autonomous productivity is then siphoned off through apparatuses of capture Marazzi, along with Carlo Vercellone, fknancial of the “capitalist rent” rather than profit to account for this new situation.

Noah Skocilich rated it really liked it Nov 19, Henrique Antoun rated it liked it Dec 28, Return to Book Page. Ryan rated it liked it Sep 29,