DISCOUNTS for recent books by Charisma authors

14th October 2014

Discount flyers for Materialising Poverty by Erin B Taylor and Devising Consumption by Liz McFall can be found right HERE! Read More

Everyday Market Lives

14th October 2014

Call for papers for a workshop at Warwick University, organised by Lynne Pettinger and Liz Moor, exploring everyday market lives, including the ways in which people come to understand themselves as economic actors, and the kinds of knowledge about markets that they deploy, develop or acquire in doing so. Deadline for abstracts October 31st. Read More

Safety in numbers: Squatting as social and financial security

6th October 2014

Are residents of squatter settlements in the “developing world” really less secure than home owners in wealthier countries? Perhaps not. Read More

Is it really so hard to sell better security to the poor?

1st October 2014

In the context of the never-ending story cycle of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act this article considers the perennial question of why the poor have so often throughout history been considered resistant to policy reforms that were designed in their own interests. Read More

Cultural Intermediaries Reader Now Out

15th September 2014

edited by Jennifer Smith Maguire and Julian Matthews offers a critical overview of Bourdieu’s sketchy notion… Read More

Investigating High-Frequency Trading

26th August 2014

A call for papers for an international series of workshops on High Frequency Trading. Confirmed participants include Donald Mackenzie, Juan Pablo Pardo-Guerra, Yuval Millo, Evangelos Benos, Nathan Coombs, Alexandre Laumonier, Alex Preda, and Christian Borch Read More