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Capitalizing on Crisis

The Political Origins of the Rise of Finance

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$24.50 • £19.95 • €22.00

ISBN 9780674066199

Publication Date: 09/10/2012

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240 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

14 graphs

World

  • List of Figures
  • Acknowledgments
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. What Is Financialization?
  • 3. The Social Politics of U.S. Financial Deregulation
  • 4. The Reagan Administration Discovers the Global Economy
  • 5. The Making of U.S. Monetary Policy
  • 6. Conclusion
  • Appendix A: Notes on Sources
  • Appendix B: Interview Subjects
  • Appendix C: Economic Data
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

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