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Financial Management and Accountability Reform

Gustavio Bwoch and Robert Muwanga

in Uganda's Economic Reforms: Insider Accounts

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199556229
eISBN:
9780191721823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199556229.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Macroeconomic stability and increased growth were achieved in the early 1990s despite very weak financial management and accountability systems. This chapter shows how these weaknesses became even ... More


The financial system: money makes the world go around

Rebecca Boden

in Data in Society: Challenging Statistics in an Age of Globalisation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447348214
eISBN:
9781447348269
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447348214.003.0017
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter argues that money is data reified through financial systems, which in turn constitute and reflect dominant global power structures. Financial systems have hegemonic power over the ‘real ... More


Casino Capitalism: with an introduction by Matthew Watson

Susan Strange

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992651
eISBN:
9781526104168
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992651.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Originally released by Basil Blackwell in 1986, and then re-released by Manchester University Press in 1998, Casino capitalism is a cutting-edge discussion of international financial markets, the way ... More


Four Sources of the Global Crisis of 2008

Rohini Hensman

in Workers, Unions, and Global Capitalism: Lessons from India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231148009
eISBN:
9780231519564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231148009.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines four sources of the economic crisis of 2008 and suggests how three of them can be counteracted. The report of the UN Commission on Reforms of the International Monetary and ... More


Financial Imaginaries

Reinhold Martin

in The Urban Apparatus: Mediapolitics and the City

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781517901189
eISBN:
9781452955391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517901189.003.0003
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

The second essay explores the interplay of abstraction and concreteness in financial systems, in urban slums, and in luxury real estate development. For more than a century, the social relations of ... More


Personal and National Debts

Peter Temin

in The Vanishing Middle Class: Prejudice and Power in a Dual Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036160
eISBN:
9780262339988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036160.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

The United States has a dual financial system; the FTE sector has financial assets, and the low-wage sector has personal debts. Financial policies after the 2008 financial crisis did not include ... More


Global Justice & Finance

Tim Hayward

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198842767
eISBN:
9780191878695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842767.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Can global justice be promoted by distributing money more equitably? Could even relatively small financial sacrifices by the affluent work, through benign leverage, to achieve that goal? This book ... More


Introduction

Tim Hayward

in Global Justice & Finance

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198842767
eISBN:
9780191878695
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842767.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Introducing the themes of the book, this chapter emphasizes that while we are aware of money’s powers, most of us do not generally reflect on how it comes to have these or how they are governed. The ... More


Asset Poverty and the High Cost of Fringe Banking

David J. Karjanen

in The Servant Class City: Urban Revitalization Versus the Working Poor in San Diego

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780816694624
eISBN:
9781452955377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694624.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

The seventh chapter looks more closely at the challenges and costs of the lack of financial institutions within an inner city, and what the implications are for asset accumulation and economic ... More


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