Critical Review: the politics of sovereign debt

  title={Critical Review: the politics of sovereign debt},
  author={Jesse Hembruff},
Abstract In this article, I interrogate what is meant by ‘the politics of sovereign debt’, and examine how various authors, especially David Graeber, have addressed this question. More specifically, I seek to extend my contribution to the goals of the ‘Repoliticizing Debt’ workshop, which inspired this special issue, by proposing a theoretical framework for understanding the role of sovereign debt in mediating the contradictions of neoliberal capitalism, and by challenging dominant treatments… CONTINUE READING


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