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PART I The long tradition of finance as a counter-productive activity in heterodox thinking: a Marxian appraisal
1 The parasitic absentee owner in the Keynes–Veblen–Proudhon tradition
2 Ricardian Marxism and finance as unproductive activity
3 Is finance productive or “parasitic?”
PART II Financial innovation, money, and capitalist exploitation: a short detour in the history of economic ideas
4 Derivatives as money?
5 Finance, discipline, and social behavior: tracing the terms of a problem that was never properly stated
PART III Rethinking finance: a Marxian analytical framework
6 Episodes in finance
7 Fictitious capital and finance: an introduction to Marx’s analysis (in the third ...