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Title Normalized financial wrongdoing : how re-regulating markets created risks and fostered inequality / Harland Prechel.
Imprint Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2021]


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Description 1 online resource
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on September 30, 2020).
Subject Financialization -- United States.
Corporations -- Government policy -- United States.
Corporation law -- United States.
Corporations -- Corrupt practices -- United States.
Income distribution -- United States.
United States.
Genre Electronic books.
Contents The contemporary corporation and private property -- Historical transitions from liberalism to neoliberalism -- Transforming banks from market enablers to market participants -- Converging economic and political interests -- Creating risk, engaging in financial malfeasance, and crisis -- A "great crisis" in the FIRE sector -- The extent and causes of financial malfeasance -- Inequality in the twenty-first century -- A unified upper class, the fractured middle and working classes, and the potential for emancipatory social change.
Summary "This analysis of financialization ultimately exposes weaknesses in the rentier thesis (made popular by Piketty), which assumes the inevitability of inequality as an outcome of slower economic growth in advanced societies. After demonstrating that the roots of such inequality lay in social structural arrangements of our own making, Prechel considers pre-conditions to change"-- Provided by publisher.
Other Title Print version: Prechel, Harland. Normalized financial wrongdoing Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2021. 9781503602380