Greece, Financialization and the EU: The Political Economy of Debt and Destruction

Greece, Financialization and the EU: The Political Economy of Debt and Destruction

by V. Fouskas, C. Dimoulas

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ISBN-13: 9781349445233
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Series: International Political Economy Series
Edition description: 1st ed. 2013
Pages: 245
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Vassilis K. Fouskas is Professor of International Politics and Economics at the Business School of the University of East London, England. He has published widely in the field of international economics and politics and his works have been translated into more than ten languages. He is the founding editor of the Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies.

Constantine Dimoulas is Lecturer in Social Administration and Evaluation of Social Programs at the Department of Social Policy, Panteion University, Athens, Greece. He coordinates the research unit for health policy and social services, which is part of the Institute of Labour of the General Confederation of Greek Workers (INE-GSEE). He has published widely in the field of social policy and industrial relations.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction PART I FINANCIALIZATION AND EUROPEAN 'INTEGRATION': THEORETICAL CONSIDERATIONS 2. The Sinews of Capital and the Disintegrative Logics of Euro-Atlanticism PART II GREECE'S FAULT-LINES AND THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF DEBT AND DESTRUCTION 3. The Vassal and the Lords, 1830-1940 4. Passive Revolution and the 'American factor', 1940s-1970s 5. Kampfplatz-4 and the 'European factor', 1974-1989 6. Debt and Destruction: The Making of the Greek and Euro-Atlantic Ruling Classes 7. By Way of a Conclusion: Greece's Debt Crisis Today and Some Normative Reflections

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