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(adjective) marked by slaughter; deadly / (adjective) mutually destructive / (adjective) of, relating to, or involving conflict within a group

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the internecine and corrupt entanglements of major investment banks, hedge funds and shadowy para-financial firms,

—p.2 Introduction: Cultures of Financialization (1) by Max Haiven
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the internecine and corrupt entanglements of major investment banks, hedge funds and shadowy para-financial firms,

—p.2 Introduction: Cultures of Financialization (1) by Max Haiven
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(verb) to promote the growth or development of; rouse incite

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Financialization both foments and relies upon discursive and material formations such as precariousness, security, play, creativity and resistance.

—p.11 Introduction: Cultures of Financialization (1) by Max Haiven
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Financialization both foments and relies upon discursive and material formations such as precariousness, security, play, creativity and resistance.

—p.11 Introduction: Cultures of Financialization (1) by Max Haiven
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the act of circumscribing or something that circumscribes (constrict range of activity, draw a line or boundary around)

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financiers internalize a culture of risk management and are guided by an imagined relation to a highly circumscribed future.

—p.24 The Reproduction of Fictitious Capital: The Social Fictions and Metaphoric Wealth of Financialization (15) by Max Haiven
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financiers internalize a culture of risk management and are guided by an imagined relation to a highly circumscribed future.

—p.24 The Reproduction of Fictitious Capital: The Social Fictions and Metaphoric Wealth of Financialization (15) by Max Haiven
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an unfilled space; a gap (plural: lacunae)

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The gap between the two is a productive lacuna in Marx’s work which allows us to pinpoint a key element of capitalist crisis

between real value and price, due to the preponderance of finance

—p.30 The Reproduction of Fictitious Capital: The Social Fictions and Metaphoric Wealth of Financialization (15) by Max Haiven
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The gap between the two is a productive lacuna in Marx’s work which allows us to pinpoint a key element of capitalist crisis

between real value and price, due to the preponderance of finance

—p.30 The Reproduction of Fictitious Capital: The Social Fictions and Metaphoric Wealth of Financialization (15) by Max Haiven
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(verb) to promote the growth or development of; rouse incite

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The reason why the idea of fictitious capital is useful is because it draws our attention to the way that finance foments and depends on the production of social fictions.

—p.33 The Reproduction of Fictitious Capital: The Social Fictions and Metaphoric Wealth of Financialization (15) by Max Haiven
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The reason why the idea of fictitious capital is useful is because it draws our attention to the way that finance foments and depends on the production of social fictions.

—p.33 The Reproduction of Fictitious Capital: The Social Fictions and Metaphoric Wealth of Financialization (15) by Max Haiven
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clear and obvious, in a stark or exaggerated form

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So, we can understand financialization as a terrain of struggle and friction between different spheres and cycles of reproduction: the reproduction of capital writ large

—p.39 The Reproduction of Fictitious Capital: The Social Fictions and Metaphoric Wealth of Financialization (15) by Max Haiven
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So, we can understand financialization as a terrain of struggle and friction between different spheres and cycles of reproduction: the reproduction of capital writ large

—p.39 The Reproduction of Fictitious Capital: The Social Fictions and Metaphoric Wealth of Financialization (15) by Max Haiven
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clear and obvious, in a stark or exaggerated form

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we can understand “fictitious capital” writ large as the way capital spins a crucial social fiction about the nature of the world.

—p.40 The Reproduction of Fictitious Capital: The Social Fictions and Metaphoric Wealth of Financialization (15) by Max Haiven
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we can understand “fictitious capital” writ large as the way capital spins a crucial social fiction about the nature of the world.

—p.40 The Reproduction of Fictitious Capital: The Social Fictions and Metaphoric Wealth of Financialization (15) by Max Haiven
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biopolitics: a term defined by Foucault (though not first) as the style of government that regulates populations through "biopower" (the application and impact of political power on all aspects of human life)

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securitization is not merely the lingua franca of contemporary finance; it is also the biopolitical imperative of financialization.

—p.78 Securitization: Walmart’s Financialized Empire (74) by Max Haiven
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securitization is not merely the lingua franca of contemporary finance; it is also the biopolitical imperative of financialization.

—p.78 Securitization: Walmart’s Financialized Empire (74) by Max Haiven
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(noun) the point in the orbit of an object (as a satellite) orbiting the earth that is at the greatest distance from the center of the earth / (noun) the point farthest from a planet or a satellite (as the moon) reached by an object orbiting it / (noun) the farthest or highest point; culmination

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biopolitics, which he saw as reaching a new apogee in the emergence of a neoliberalism that increasingly subordinated social institutions to market imperatives in the name of freedom, democracy and individual rights

—p.79 Securitization: Walmart’s Financialized Empire (74) by Max Haiven
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biopolitics, which he saw as reaching a new apogee in the emergence of a neoliberalism that increasingly subordinated social institutions to market imperatives in the name of freedom, democracy and individual rights

—p.79 Securitization: Walmart’s Financialized Empire (74) by Max Haiven
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(adjective) of, relating to, or characterized by play; playful

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this semi-ludic approach to risk management has dramatic and grave consequences

—p.106 Play: Coming of Age in the Speculative Pokéconomy (102) by Max Haiven
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this semi-ludic approach to risk management has dramatic and grave consequences

—p.106 Play: Coming of Age in the Speculative Pokéconomy (102) by Max Haiven
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