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The Disrupted Workplace: Time and the Moral Order of Flexible Capitalism

Benjamin H. Snyder

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190203498
eISBN:
9780190203535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190203498.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Economic Sociology

The 21st century workplace compels Americans to be more flexible. To embrace change, work with unpredictable schedules, be available 24/7, and take charge of one’s own career. What are the wider ... More


Crisis, Austerity, and the Neoliberal Turn

Aaron Major

in Architects of Austerity: International Finance and the Politics of Growth

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788342
eISBN:
9780804790734
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788342.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter reviews the global diffusion of austerity since the financial crisis of 2008 and situates austerity, as an economic policy, within the broader economic paradigm of neoliberalism. This ... More


Grounding the U.S. Food Movement: Bringing Land into Food Justice

Tanya M. Kerssen and Zoe W. Brent

in New Food Activism: Opposition, Cooperation, and Collective Action

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520292130
eISBN:
9780520965652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292130.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The international peasant confederation La Vía Campesina has long understood land as a key battleground in the struggle against neoliberal globalization and in the construction of food sovereignty. ... More


Structural Causes and Consequences of the 2008–2009 Financial Crisis

Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Felice Noelle Rodriguez

in Aftermath: A New Global Economic Order?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772836
eISBN:
9780814748695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772836.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter takes a broader view of global financial architecture. It first discusses the 1944 creation of the Bretton Woods system of international institutions, explicitly designed to extend the ... More


Introduction

Craig Calhoun and Georgi Derluguian

in Business as Usual: The Roots of the Global Financial Meltdown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772775
eISBN:
9780814723555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772775.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This introductory chapter argues that the 2008 financial crisis has been shaped in basic ways by capitalism, by financialization since the 1970s, by politically organized limits to regulation, and by ... More


The End of the Long Twentieth Century

Beverly J. Silver and Giovanni Arrighi

in Business as Usual: The Roots of the Global Financial Meltdown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772775
eISBN:
9780814723555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772775.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter compares the present with previous periods of financialization, and the long twentieth century with previous long centuries. It identifies similarities among three previous periods of ... More


A Turning Point or Business as Usual?

Daniel Chirot

in Business as Usual: The Roots of the Global Financial Meltdown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772775
eISBN:
9780814723555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772775.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter documents the culture of extreme risk-taking that became business as usual in this era of “financialization.” It suggests that the crisis of 2008 was a more or less conventional ... More


The Crisis of Global Capitalism: Toward a New Economic Culture?

Manuel Castells

in Business as Usual: The Roots of the Global Financial Meltdown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772775
eISBN:
9780814723555
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772775.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter looks to the possibility of a new economic culture superseding that of the recent past. The global financial crisis is viewed a direct outgrowth of the institutional arrangements and ... More


The Financialization of Time-Space

Benjamin H. Snyder

in The Disrupted Workplace: Time and the Moral Order of Flexible Capitalism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190203498
eISBN:
9780190203535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190203498.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture, Economic Sociology

This chapter discusses the world of financial professionals and the financialization of time-space. It considers financialization in two senses: first, in terms of a shift in the center of gravity of ... More


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