Conservatives Versus Wildcats

Conservatives Versus Wildcats

A Sociology of Financial Conflict

eBook - 2013
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For decades, the banking industry seemed to be a Swiss watch, quietly ticking along. But the recent financial crisis hints at the true nature of this sector. As Simone Polillo reveals in Conservatives Versus Wildcats, conflict is a driving force. Conservative bankers strive to control money by allying themselves with political elites to restrict access to credit. Barriers to credit create social resistance, so rival bankers-wildcats-attempt to subvert the status quo by using money as a tool for breaking existing boundaries. For instance, wildcats may increase the circulatio.
Publisher: Stanford, California :, Stanford University Press,, [2013]
ISBN: 9780804785556
0804785554
9780804785099
0804785090
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 297 pages)

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