14th July 2015

Everyday Debt and Credit Special Issue

New double special issue of Cultural Studies. The introduction and Fiona Allon’s article ‘Everyday Leverage, or Leveraging the Everyday’ are available for a limited period on an Open Access basis.

EVERYDAY DEBT AND CREDIT

Edited by Joe Deville and Greg Seigworth

Introduction

Everyday Credit and Debt
Joe Deville and Gregory J. Seigworth

Section One: Intimacies

Bonded Life: Technologies of Racial Finance from Slave Insurance to Philanthrocapital
Zenia Kish & Justin Leroy

An Army of Debt: Financial Readiness and the Military Family
Liz Montegary

Mothering Through Precarity: Becoming Mamapreneurial
Julie Ann Wilson & Emily Chivers Yochim

Everyday Leverage, or Leveraging the Everyday
Fiona Allon

SECTION TWO: LOCALITIES

In New Warsaw: Mortgage Credit & the Unfolding of Space and Time
Mateusz Halawa

The Financialization of Everyday Life or the Domestication of Finance? How Mortgages Engage With Borrowers’ Temporal Horizons, Relationships, and Rationality in Hungary
Lena Pellandini-Simanyi, Ferenc Hammer, and Zsuzsanna Vargha

SECTION THREE: MORALITIES

The Moral Performativity of Credit and Debt in the Slums of Buenos Aires
Ariel Wilkis

Where are the Consumers? ‘Real Households’ & the Financialization of Consumption in Chile
Felipe Gonzalez

SECTION FOUR: TECHNOLOGIES

Recording the Ambiguity: The Moral Economy of Debt Books in a Russian Small Town
Greg Yudin & Ivan Pavluytkin

Credit (Re)Connections: Finite Objects, Affiliations, and Interactivity in Two Portuguese Retail Banks
Daniel Seabra Lopes

Everyday Relationalities: Situating Peer-to-Peer Lending and the Rolling Jubilee
Rob Aitken

The Appetites of App-Based Finance: Affective and Speculative Futures
Matthew Tiessen

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