Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 February 2016

216 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9781784993252

Bookseller Code (06)

Debt as Power

Richard H. Robbins and Tim Di Muzio

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Timely account of a key contemporary phenomenon, offering a comprehensive, historically sensitive yet concise introduction to the problem of debt
  • The first account to theorise debt as a technology of power, establishing a framework that others can draw on
  • Accessible to an interdisciplinary audience across politics, sociology, anthropology, economics and geography
  • New revelations include the role of debt in the Atlantic slave trade and in the establishment of modern capitalism in Europe

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