Monsters of the Market: Zombies, Vampires and Global Capitalism

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BRILL, Jul 12, 2011 - Political Science - 308 pages
Monsters of the Market investigates modern capitalism through the prism of the body panics it arouses. Examining Frankenstein, Marx’s Capital and zombie fables from sub-Saharan Africa, it offers a novel account of the cultural and corporeal economy of global capitalism.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Frankenstein Political Anatomy and the Rise of Ca pitalism
17
VampireCapital and the NightmareWorld of Late Capitalism
113
Chapter Three African Vampires in the Age of Globalisation
175
Monstrous Dreams of Utopia
253
References
271
Index
291
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