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An Engine, Not a Camera: How Financial Models Shape Markets

Donald Mackenzie

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262134606
eISBN:
9780262278805
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262134606.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This book argues that the emergence of modern economic theories of finance affected financial markets in fundamental ways. These new, Nobel Prize-winning theories, based on elegant mathematical ... More


Global Financial Technologies: Scoping Systems That Raise the World

Karin Knorr Cetina and Barbara Grimpe

in Living in a Material World: Economic Sociology Meets Science and Technology Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162524
eISBN:
9780262281607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162524.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter discusses scoping systems and presents a trading and information system used in the foreign exchange market (FOREX) and a debt management and financial analysis system (DMFAS) developed ... More


“Express Yourself” and “Stay Together”: The Middle-Class Indian Family

Jonathan Donner, Nimmi Rangaswamy, Molly Wright Steenson, and Carolyn Wei

in Handbook of Mobile Communication Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113120
eISBN:
9780262276818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113120.003.0024
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter explores the role of mobile phones within middle-class Indian families with respect to reshaping and helping to explain problems within the families. It states that the family finances ... More


Introduction: A Contradictory Moment

Dan Schiller

in Digital Depression: Information Technology and Economic Crisis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038761
eISBN:
9780252096716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038761.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This book explores the notion of digital capitalism and its crash in 2007–2008, which it attributes to the uneven character of information and communications technology (ICT). It advances two main ... More


Network Connectivity and Labor Systems

Dan Schiller

in Digital Depression: Information Technology and Economic Crisis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038761
eISBN:
9780252096716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038761.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter discusses the impact of network connectivity on labor systems, arguing that the response to the recession of the 1970s was a profound one and eventually led to the crash of 2008. It ... More


Networked Financialization

Dan Schiller

in Digital Depression: Information Technology and Economic Crisis

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038761
eISBN:
9780252096716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038761.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter examines how networked financialization exacerbated capitalism's crisis tendencies. Financialization, a formative aspect of the rise of digital capitalism in response to the crisis of ... More


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