Tag Archives: financialization

Finance and Food – W16.5

In a recent article in the Journal of Peasant Studies (2014, vol. 41, no. 5, 797-814), Jennifer Clapp examines the political implications of the increased financialization of the global food system. She uses the concept of distancing to describe the … Continue reading

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Destroyed by Finance – W16.3

In his book by the same name, John Urry (2014) describes offshoring¬†as involving movement, relocation, and concealment; the intentional stepping outside of traditional borders – geographical and otherwise. Thus, it is rational to suggest that the global economy has been … Continue reading

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