BOOK: “Cultures of Financialization: Fictitious Capital in Popular Culture and Everyday Life” to be published by Palgrave Macmillan (2014)

Penny, Departure of the Witches, 2011 - http://onepennypiece.com
Penny, Departure of the Witches, 2011 – http://onepennypiece.com

I’m delighted to announce that by first monograph Cultures of Financialization: Fictitious Capital in Popular Culture and Everyday Life will be published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2014.  I’m working on completing the manuscript now, but a tentative table of contents is as follows:

Introduction

1. Reproducing Fictitious Capital

2. Precariousness: Two Models of Social Liquidation

3. Securitization: Walmart’s Empire

4. Play: Coming of Age in the Pokéconomy

5. Creativity: Parables of the Leveraged Imagination

6. Resistance: and its Discontents

Conclusion

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