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    DescriptionCrisis in the Global Economy is the latest and most innovative collective reflection on the state of global capitalism, developed in the mobile "multiversity" of the UniNomade network of international researchers and activists during the months immediately following the first signals of the current financial and economic crisis. It constitutes the first organic and interdisciplinary attempt to analyze a crisis that is not merely financial in nature but implicates globalization and neoliberal capitalism.Crisis in the Global Economy begins with the recognition that the current financial crisis is a systemic crisis of the entire capitalistic system as it has been developing since the 1890s. Taking as its premise that today's financial markets are the pulsing heart of cognitive capitalism, financing the activity of accumulation, Crisis in the Global Economy shows how the flow of capital rewards production that exploits knowledge and controls spaces beyond traditional business. The ineffectiveness of the extraordinary economic measures taken by single nation-states over the past few months demonstrates that this crisis is of a completely different order. A financial crisis that affects the "real economy" shows that financialization is one of the most recent and perverse articulations of capitalism.The contributions to Crisis in the Global Economy invite us to consider exit strategies from the current crisis--strategies that may lead us toward a new horizon of constructing the common.


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    Title
    Crisis in the Global Economy
    Subtitle
    Financial Markets, Social Struggles, and New Political Scenarios
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Andrea Fumagalli, Edited by Sandro Mezzadra, Afterword by Antonio Negri, Translated by Jason Francis Mc Gimsey, Introduction by Sandro Mezzadra
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 476 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781584350873
    ISBN 10: 1584350873
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    LC classification: HB3722 .C7513 2010
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    Edition
    1
    Illustrations note
    13 charts
    Publisher
    AUTONOMEDIA
    Imprint name
    Semiotext (E)
    Publication date
    14 May 2010
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Andrea Fumagalli is Professor in the Departments of Political Economy and Economics at the University of Pavia. Sandro Mezzadra teaches in the Department of Political Science in the University of Bologna. Antonio Negri is a philosopher, essay writer, and teacher. A political and social activist in the 1960s and 1970s in Italy, he has taught political science for many years and has written numerous books on political philosophy, including Marx beyond Marx, The Savage Anomaly, Insurgencies, The Porcelain Workshop: For a New Grammar of Politics (Semiotext(e)), and, in collaboration with Michael Hardt, Empire, Multitude, and Commonwealth.