New Perspectives on Emotions in Finance: The Sociology of Confidence, Fear and Betrayal

New Perspectives on Emotions in Finance: The Sociology of Confidence, Fear and Betrayal

by Jocelyn Pixley (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138904088
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/27/2015
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.54(d)

About the Author

Jocelyn Pixley is Professorial Research Fellow at the Global Policy Institute, London Metropolitan University, UK and is also Senior Visiting Fellow at the Industrial Relations Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia.

Table of Contents

Foreword by ESA Series Editors Helena Flam and Helmut Kuzmics | Editor Introduction Jocelyn Pixley

Part I: Emotions and the Present Crisis: Reshaping the sociology of finance 

1. Magic Thinking and Panic Buttons in the Callous Financial Transaction Chains Helena Flam

2. Immoral Panic and Emotional Operations in Times of Financial Fragility Alexandros-Andreas Kyrtsis

3. How European Sovereign Debt Became the New Subprime: On the role of confidence in the European financial crisis (2009-2010) Richard Swedberg

4. Shame and Stock Market Losses: The case of amateur investors in the US Brooke Harrington

5. The Grammar of Trust Susan Shapiro

Part II: The Financial Crisis in Context: Historical and theoretical investigations

6. Revisiting the Credit Theory of Money and Trust Geoffrey Ingham

7. Methodology in Max Weber’s Economic Sociology: What place emotions in Roman agrarian history or today’s finance sector? Sam Whimster

8. States of Disorder: New reflections on sociology’s contribution to understanding financial booms and crises Shaun Wilson and Peter McCarthy

9. ‘Nicotine for Protein’: Culture and the emotions of hard trading in Japanese prisoner of war camps Benjamin Manning

10. The Emotions of Money: assessing betrayal and reform Jocelyn Pixley

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