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About Geoffrey Ingham

Geoffrey Ingham is a Life Fellow of Christ's College, Cambridge where he has taught sociology and political economy since 1972. He is the author of The Nature of Money (Cambridge: Polity, 2004); Capitalism: with a Postscript on the Financial Crisis (Cambridge: Polity,2011); a festschrift in honour of his work was recently published: Jocelyn Pixley and G. C. Harcourt (eds) Financial Crises and the Nature of Capitalist Money: Mutual Developments from the Work of Geoffrey Ingham (Palgrave Macmillan 2013)

Articles by Geoffrey Ingham

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Claire Provost

Claire Provost is editor of 50.50 covering gender, sexuality and social justice.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Whose money is it?

Money is currently produced by a ‘public-private partnership’ between the state and the financial sector, a partnership whose nature remains obscure to the great majority of the population. Is another distribution of knowledge – and hence of power – possible? This, argues, Geoffrey Ingham, remains the crucial question for socialists.

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