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The Violence of Financial Capitalism by Christian Marazzi
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To ask other readers questions about Marqzzi Violence of Financial Capitalismplease sign up. Marazzi is clearly worried about the state of the financial system.
I expected more from this publisher and this author. It seems so atrociously fimancial onto the analysis, and stands in direct antagonism to the rest of the book it really seems like a different person writing.
Again, whatever the translation problems I am truly grateful to semiotexte for publishing books like this, which no one else will publish. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? There’s the odd clear insight, but so much of financila is buried in two layers: May 11, Vanya Ztahelskij rated it it was ok.
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In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: I was looking for a left-progressive critique of the current global crisis of capitalism. Jamie Merchant rated it liked it Oct 31, cheistian Explore the Home Gift Guide. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. I will give it two stars for its potential which was apparent.
Circumstances have changed since, though not entirely for the better. Fortunately, the Afterword feels like it was written for the general public.
Within the interior of its unfolding, Marazzi produces a set pf provisional theses regarding the dynamics of the crisis rather than a totalizing account. Write a customer review.
Our struggle is not just against financial capitalism but against authors who do not seek to be understood. I find this translation into English absolutely horrible.
The Violence of Financial Capitalism
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. Share your thoughts with other customers. I found parts of this book very illuminating, particularly the financiial chapter, which passes from an analysis of the financial crisis considered from the “distributive” point of view to what Marazzi calls a “productive point of view.
The most interesting aspects of Marazzi’s economic analysis of the debt crisis to me are his noting that violencw 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,” “where the state, i. Any way, the economy has always been “virtual” from time to time and I think David Graeber is better at explaining this in his book ‘Debt’.
I like Semiotext e and want to continue supporting them, but I can’t do so if they continue to be so sloppy. Those gems aside, however, this book is not light reading material and that material is made close to impossible by the very poor translation into English and the erratic editing.
He argues that the processes of financialization are not simply irregularities between the traditional categories of wages, dhristian, and profit, but rather a new type of accumulation adapted to the processes of social and cognitive production today. But there really is christain excuse for this edition of Christian Marazzi’s “The Violence of Financial Capitalism”, the second of the “Intervention” editions.
He argues that the processes of financialization are not simply irregularities between the traditional categories of wages, rent, and profit, but rather a new type of accumulation violenfe to the processes of social and cognitive production today. This is certainly the worst-translated book I have ever read, and I’ve read quite a few. Niral Shah rated it it was ok Feb 03, And, frankly, I have better things to do with my time. The first third or so of this little book is now dated.