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Collateral knowledge : legal reasoning in the global financial markets

Author: Annelise Riles
Publisher: Chicago ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2011.
Series: Chicago series in law and society; Chicago series in law and society.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Argues that financial governance is made not just through top-down laws and policies but also through the daily use of mundane legal techniques such as collateral by a variety of secondary agents,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Annelise Riles
ISBN: 9780226719320 0226719324 9780226719337 0226719332
OCLC Number: 660161979
Description: xii, 295 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: What is collateral? : on legal technique --
The technocratic state --
Unwinding technocracy --
Placeholders : engaging the Hayekian critique of financial regulation --
Virtual transparency.
Series Title: Chicago series in law and society; Chicago series in law and society.
Responsibility: Annelise Riles.
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"Collateral Knowledge is a complex, clever, stimulating, and ambitious text on an important topic. Annelise Riles upends current debates about regulation and deregulation, private vs. public Read more...

 
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