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Liquidity Lost: The Governance of the Global Financial Crisis

Paul Langley


Contributing to interdisciplinary debates in cultural economy and the social studies of finance, and grounded in extensive empirical research, this book offers an innovative analysis of how the contemporary global financial crisis was governed. Through an exploration of the interventions made by central banks, treasuries, and regulatory authorities in the Anglo-American heartland of the crisis between 2007 and 2011, experimental and strategic apparatuses of crisis governance are shown to have emerged. These discrete apparatuses established six technical problems—liquidity, toxicity, solvency, ... More

Keywords: global financial crisis, crisis management, United States of America, United Kingdom, cultural economy, social studies of finance

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199683789
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683789.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul Langley, author
Durham University

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