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The Resource Debt to society : accounting for life under capitalism, Miranda Joseph

Debt to society : accounting for life under capitalism, Miranda Joseph

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Debt to society : accounting for life under capitalism
Title
Debt to society
Title remainder
accounting for life under capitalism
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Miranda Joseph
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Language
eng
Summary
It is commonplace to say that criminals pay their debt to society by spending time in prison, but what is a "debt to society"? How is crime understood as a debt? How has time become the equivalent for crime? And how does criminal debt relate to the kind of debt held by consumers and university students? In Debt to Society, Miranda Joseph explores modes of accounting as they are used to create, sustain, or transform social relations. Envisioning accounting broadly to include financial accounting, managerial accounting of costs and performance, and the calculation of "debts to society" owed by criminals, Joseph argues that accounting technologies have a powerful effect on social dynamics by attributing credits and debts
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EBLCP
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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Debt to society : accounting for life under capitalism, Miranda Joseph
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Debt to society : accounting for life under capitalism, Miranda Joseph
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5749/j.ctt9qh32h
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-188) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Modes of Accounting; 1 Accounting for Debt: Toward a Methodology of Critical Abstraction; 2 Accounting for Justice: Beyond Liberal Calculations of Debt and Crime; 3 Accounting for Time: The Entrepreneurial Subject in Crisis; 4 Accounting for Gender: Norms and Pathologies of Personal Finance; 5 Accounting for Interdisciplinarity: Contesting Value in the Academy
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1 online resource (xxii, 218 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781452941592
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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