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The people vs the banks

Author: Michael Roddan
Publisher: Carlton, Victoria, Australia : Melbourne Unversity Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The banking royal commission has put the financial sector on trial and exposed its self-interest, corruption and excess. The People vs The Banks reveals what happens when businesses put profit before punters, reward bad behaviour and assume they are beyond the law. The day of reckoning for liars and thieves in pin-striped suits has arrived.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Roddan
ISBN: 9780522875188 0522875181 9780522875195 052287519X
OCLC Number: 1066183066
Description: ix, 342 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Barbarians at the gate --
2. Capital in the twentieth century --
3. The impeccable system --
4. Justice must be seen to be done --
5. Irrational exuberance --
6. Liars and thieves --
7. Boom and bust --
8. A sorry business --
9. Worker's capital --
10. The big rort --
11. Doctor's orders --
12. How much is enough? --
13. Last gunslingers in town --
14. The watchdogs that didn't bark --
15. Veni, vidi, vici --
16. Ill fares the land.
Other Titles: People versus the banks
Responsibility: Michael Roddan.

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