Emotions in Finance
Distrust and Uncertainty in Global Markets
By (author) Jocelyn Pixley
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Emotions in Finance by Jocelyn Pixley
Book DescriptionEmotions in Finance, first published in 2005, is an analysis of global corporate oligopolies in the financial sector. During/after the dot com collapse, the book showed the dangerous corporate emotions in today's financial world, urging caution against the emerging property bubble of 2005. Aggressive competition leads, inevitably, to more collapses, which the worst credit crisis since 1929 proved, barely two years after the ink on the book was dry. Claims that 'a few' economists 'picked' the financial crisis are not true. The book contains interviews with famous central bankers and financiers in the City and Wall Street, who agreed that the book's fresh analysis showed inevitable future crashes, and much distress for many populations far removed from the oligarchs who unthinkingly run the financial sector for short-term profits and do not take the risks to lend for socially useful purposes.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521827850
(228mm x 152mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 23-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jocelyn Pixley
Financial Crises and the Nature of Capitalist Money, Hardback (September 2013)
This book is a dialogue between sociologists and heterodox economists on the nature of capitalist money and on understanding financial crises arising from money's dual purposes and tensions.
Emotions in Finance, Paperback (May 2012)
A unique account of how booms and busts arise from internal disputes over trust between financial corporations.
Double Life of the Family, Paperback (July 1997)» View all books by Jocelyn Pixley
The authors explore the gap between our expectations and the reality of everyday family life. Family ritual, political rhetoric, advertising, sitcoms and films are all influenced by this myth. The authors argue that these inequalities have their origins in the division of domestic labour.
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Author Biography - Jocelyn Pixley
Jocelyn Pixley is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Sociology, University of New South Wales.
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