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New Book: Jocelyn Pixley and Helena Flam, Critical Junctures in Mobile Capital (Cambridge University Press, 2018)

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Jocelyn Pixley (Macquarie University, Sydney) and Helena Flam (Universität Leipzig) have published an edited collection with Cambridge University Press, called Critical Junctures in Mobile Capital.

During the recent financial crisis, the conflict between sovereign states and banks over who controls the creation of money was thrown into sharp relief. This collection investigates the relationship between states and banks, arguing that conflicts between the two over control of money produces critical junctures.

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