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Capitalization

A Cultural Guide

What does it mean to turn something into capital? What does considering things as assets entail? What does the prevalence of an investor’s viewpoint require? What is this culture of valuation that asks that we capitalize on everything? How can we make sense of the traits, necessities and upshots of this pervasive cultural condition?This book takes the reader to an ethnographic stroll down the trail of capitalization. Start-up companies, research centers, consulting firms, state enterprises...


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  • Publisher : Presses des Mines
  • Serie : Sciences sociales
  • Place of publication : Paris
  • Year of publication : 2017
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 28 août 2017
  • EAN (Print version) : 9782356714220
  • Electronic EAN : 9782356714824
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.pressesmines.3463
  • Number of pages : 168 p.

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