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The Phenomenon of Money (Routledge Revivals)





ISBN 9780415614993
Published July 1, 2011 by Routledge
366 Pages

 
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First published in 1981, this book concerns itself with the different ways in which money is used, the relationships which then arise, and the institutions concerned in maintaining its various functions. Thomas Crump examines the emergence of institutions with familiar and distinctive monetary roles: the state, the market and the banking system. However, other uses of money - such as for gambling or the payment of fines - are also taken into account, in an exhaustive, encyclopedic treatment of the subject, which extends far beyond the range of conventional treatises on money.

Table of Contents

1. The Phenomenology of Money  2. The Money Game  3. Money and Exchange   4. The Debt Relationship  5. The Supply of Money  6. The Role of the Corporation  7. Distribution and Redistribution  8. Boundaries in the Use of Money  9. The Monetary role of the State  10. The Development of Commercial Banking  11. Central Banking: Illusion and Reality  12. The Pure-Money Complex and its Transformations  13. Capital and Corporate State  14. The Socialist States  15. The Third World: Scale, Inversion and Discontinuity  16. Foreign Exchanges and International Finance  17. Inflation  18. Diverse Approaches to a Single Phenomenon?

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