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Banking on words : The failure of language in the age of derivative finance / Arjun Appadurai.

By: Appadurai, Arjun, 1949- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, [2016]Description: viii, 180 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9788125060758; 9780226318776 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Derivative securities -- Social aspects | Global Financial Crisis, 2008-2009DDC classification: 332.6457 APP
Contents:
The logic of promissory finance -- The entrepreneurial ethic and the spirit of financialism -- The ghost in the financial machine -- The sacred market -- Sociality, uncertainty, and ritual -- The charismatic derivative -- The wealth of dividuals -- The global ambitions of finance -- The end of the contractual promise.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-170) and index.

The logic of promissory finance -- The entrepreneurial ethic and the spirit of financialism -- The ghost in the financial machine -- The sacred market -- Sociality, uncertainty, and ritual -- The charismatic derivative -- The wealth of dividuals -- The global ambitions of finance -- The end of the contractual promise.

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