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Aftermath : the cultures of the economic crisis

Author: Manuel Castells; J M G Caraça; Gustavo Cardoso
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"The crisis of global capitalism that has unfolded since 2008 is more than an economic crisis. It is structural and multidimensional. The sequence of events that have taken place in its aftermath show that we are entering a world that is very different from the social and economic conditions that characterized the rise of global, informational capitalism in the preceding three decades. The policies and strategies  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Manuel Castells; J M G Caraça; Gustavo Cardoso
ISBN: 9780199658411 0199658412
OCLC Number: 780333082
Description: xiv, 315 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The cultures of the economic crisis: an introduction / Manuel Castells, João Caraça, and Gustavo Cardoso --
The rolling Apocalypse of contemporary history / Rosalind Williams --
The separation of cultures and the decline of modernity / João Caraça --
The metamorphosis of a crisis / John B. Thompson --
Financial crisis or societal mutation? / Michel Wieviorka --
Branding the crisis / Sarah Banet-Weiser --
In nationalism we trust? / Terhi Rantanen --
Crisis, identity, and the welfare state / Pekka Himanen --
Surfing the crisis: cultures of belonging and networked social change / Gustavo Cardoso and Pedro Jacobetty --
Beyond the crisis: the emergence of alternative economic practices / Joana Conill, Manuel Castells, Amalia Cardenas, and Lisa Servon --
No crisis in China? The rose of China's social crisis / You-tien Hsing --
A non-global crisis? Challenging the crisis in Latin America / Ernesto Ottone.
Responsibility: edited by Manuel Castells, João Caraça, and Gustavo Cardoso.

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The consequences of the financial crisis may be uncertain, but are sure to reach deep into the body politic, civil society, welfare systems, and reform. This collection of essays by leading  Read more...
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The discussion of the crisis of global capitalism offered in this book marks a breakthrough. The work ranges far more widely than the usual crop of purely economic analyses and rightly so. Anthony Read more...

 
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