Unwilling Gamblers and Loaded Dice: Considering Recession and Crisis as a Natural Effect of Financial Capitalism
Under financial capitalism, ordinary people are increasingly becoming 'unwilling gamblers' of a risky and unstable system. This paper explores the social and institutional change behind the neoliberal movement and considers how the politics and policies of neoliberalism have contributed to a certain environment of financial instability. Looking at the changing nature of the economy, the rapid expansion of the financial sector, and the persisting issue of moral hazard underlying risky and speculative behaviors among other items, reveals a financial system in which recessions and crises can be considered a natural, although not inevitable, effect.
Moorman, Darlene N..
"Unwilling Gamblers and Loaded Dice: Considering Recession and Crisis as a Natural Effect of Financial Capitalism."
The Downtown Review.
Available at: https://engagedscholarship.csuohio.edu/tdr/vol9/iss1/2
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