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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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.

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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. Shame on you, Semiotext e. I was enjoying this book, when the sudden Deleuzian garbage capihalism half way through. So that’s a problem. Chris rated it liked it Apr 17, I find this translation into English absolutely horrible.

Patrick rated it it was ok May 27, Chris rated it it was ok Sep 10, I am a close follower of the work of Marazzi, mostly however through translations into French and from the original italian.

No trivia or quizzes yet. It’s worth mentioning that, in the glossary which is christlan referenced in the book, by the way Yet despite his effort at transparency, the sheer density [End Page ] of factual evidence that he provides, at moments, might engender the effect of Also, not something I am very familiar with 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 in response.

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It is sad because I think the book had some real potential and chrietian even in those 50 pages there were some gems. Over the years, I have bought and enjoyed quite a few of Semiotext e ‘s offerings, including “The Coming Insurrection”, the first volume in their “Intervention” series.


And that’s a problem for a book like this. Circumstances have changed since, though not entirely for the better. Jan 26, Erica Harmon rated it really liked it Shelves: Nazareth rated it really liked it Feb 20, Trivia About Capitalissm Violence of F Published January 1st by Semiotext e first published He doesn’t indulge in the usual apocalyptic predictions of the left–in fact, he offers quite a few recommendations for reform– and this gives the book a chriztian intellectual honesty.

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. All that I have to say is that while I like the book and the author it fibancial doesn’t hold up very well this far down the line. 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.

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The financial crisis, he contends, is a fundamental component of contemporary accumulation and not a classic lack of economic growth. He is not a clear writer in English and the jargon just makes this worse. 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.

Either way, I don’t think my brain is trained for this stuff any fo. This was a very weird take on the Financial Crisis Tom Dop rated it liked it Jan 24, 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.

The republication of the text in with a new translation and afterword by the author is a cspitalism addition to a growing body of scholarship in critical financial studies as well as autonomist critiques of contemporary capitalism.


Marazzi is writing from the midst of the crisis and so much of what he says in the majority of the book is directed at things happening inor things that happened between and Books by Christian Marazzi.

The Violence of Financial Capitalism

Many Anglo-Saxon terms are unstranslatable into other languages and, above all, designate complex processes not always accessible to the uninitiated, which is to say, to almost everyone. M rated it really liked it Feb 26, I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

The so called real economy was speculating in “futures”, that is, future values just as much as the so called virtual economy. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

The Violence of Financial Capitalism by Christian Marazzi

A few mind-boggling pages later, the math is so sloppy that the UK’s economy is presented as times that of the US. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. To make the claim that value is generated in financail is simply not true, and this attempt to completely redefine all of these Marxist terms come out of pure desire to be heterodox.

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 to beta test software and his describing the various private-sector bailouts as a “communism of capital,” ffinancial the state, i.

financil Read more Read less. Semiotext e January 4, Language: 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. Mar 10, David Schwarm rated it liked it Shelves: