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Banks, Bankers and Money -

Related category: Anti-Capitalism & Global Inequality
Related booklists: World Debt, Capitalism, Corporate Power & Globalisation, Economics and Economic Alternatives, Alternative Currencies, Tax and Tax Evasion, Austerity and The Economic Crisis,

These are some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many others that we can also order! (Note: this website cannot tell you if we have a book in stock right now or not, and though we do our best to keep information up to date, occasionally prices may have changed.)
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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 23 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Laundromat: Inside the Panama Papers Investigation of Illicit Money Networks and the Global Elite by Jake Bernstein
    Laundromat: Inside the Panama Papers Investigation of Illicit Money Networks and the Global Elite - by Jake Bernstein

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780753553992 | ISBN 10: 0753553996

    Now a Major Motion Picture - The Laundromat - from Director Steven Soderbergh, starring Meryl Streep, Gary Oldman, and Antonio Banderas.   The two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jake Bernstein takes us inside the world revealed by the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World by Adam Tooze
    Crashed: How a Decade of Financial Crises Changed the World - by Adam Tooze

    £12.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780141032214 | ISBN 10: 0141032219

    The definitive history of the Great Financial Crisis, from the acclaimed author of The Deluge and The Wages of Destruction.  In September 2008 the Great Financial Crisis, triggered by the collapse of Lehman brothers, shook the world. A decade ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Finance Curse: How Global Finance is Making Us All Poorer by Nicholas Shaxson
    The Finance Curse: How Global Finance is Making Us All Poorer - by Nicholas Shaxson

    £20.00   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781847925381 | ISBN 10: 1847925383

    Global finance is a system that works for the few and against the many.   We need finance – but when finance grows too big it becomes a curse. The City of London is the single biggest drain on our resources; it sucks talent out of every sphe ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Production of Money: How to Break the Power of Bankers by Ann Pettifor
    The Production of Money: How to Break the Power of Bankers - by Ann Pettifor

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786631350 | ISBN 10: 1786631350

    What is money, where does it come from, and who controls it?  In this accessible, brilliantly argued book, leading political economist Ann Pettifor explains in straightforward terms history’s most misunderstood invention: the money system. Pettif ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Panama Papers: Breaking the Story of How the Rich and Powerful Hide Their Money by Bastian Obermayer and Frederik Obermaier
    The Panama Papers: Breaking the Story of How the Rich and Powerful Hide Their Money - by Bastian Obermayer and Frederik Obermaier

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786070708 | ISBN 10: 1786070707

    From the winners of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting   11.5 million documents sent through encrypted channels. The secret records of 214,000 offshore companies. The largest data leak in history.   In early 2015, an anonymous wh ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Panama Papers: Breaking the Story of How the Rich and Powerful Hide Their Money by Bastian Obermayer and Frederik Obermaier
    The Panama Papers: Breaking the Story of How the Rich and Powerful Hide Their Money - by Bastian Obermayer and Frederik Obermaier

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781786070470 | ISBN 10: 1786070472

    Late one evening, investigative journalist Bastian Obermayer receives an anonymous message offering him access to secret data. Through encrypted channels, he then receives documents showing a mysterious bank transfer for $500 million in gold. This is ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to Speak Money by John Lanchester
    How to Speak Money - by John Lanchester

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571309849 | ISBN 10: 0571309844

    Money is our global language. Yet so few of us can speak it. The language of the economic elite can be complex, jargon-filled and completely baffling. Above all, the language of money is the language of power - power in the hands of the same economic ... more

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  • Cover image of book Swimming with Sharks: My Journey into the World of the Bankers by Joris Luyendijk
    Swimming with Sharks: My Journey into the World of the Bankers - by Joris Luyendijk

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781783350643 | ISBN 10: 1783350644

    Joris Luyendijk, an investigative journalist, knew as much about banking as the average person: almost nothing. Bankers, he thought, were ruthless, competitive, bonus-obsessed sharks, irrelevant to his life. And then he was assigned to investigate th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Syriza: Inside the Labyrinth by Kevin Ovenden
    Syriza: Inside the Labyrinth - by Kevin Ovenden

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780745336862 | ISBN 10: 0745336868

    The worlds eyes are on Greece. Elected in January 2015 under the leadership of Alexis Tsipras, the radical Syriza party sought to challenge the European economic status-quo and secure a better future for the Greek people. The fierce confrontation wi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Money Crisis: How Bankers Grabbed Our Money - and How We Can Get it Back by Peter Stalker
    The Money Crisis: How Bankers Grabbed Our Money - and How We Can Get it Back - by Peter Stalker

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780262413 | ISBN 10: 1780262418

    A combination of deregulation, incompetence and greed create has created the conditions for boom and bust.  This concise book not only provides an understanding of these factors but also offers strategies for taking them out of the equation, so ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Theft / My Conman by Hanif Kureishi
    A Theft / My Conman - by Hanif Kureishi

    £4.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780571323197 | ISBN 10: 0571323197

    'I was beginning to love my thief, a man I barely knew, but whom I had trusted and even liked, and who had taken my savings, amongst many other crimes.' A bravura piece of very personal reportage by Hanif Kureishi about the man who stole his life ... more

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  • Cover image of book Turning Money into Rebellion: The Unlikely Story of Denmark
    Turning Money into Rebellion: The Unlikely Story of Denmark's Revolutionary Bank Robbers - by Gabriel Kuhn

    £14.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781604863161 | ISBN 10: 1604863161

    Blekingegade is a quiet Copenhagen street. It is also where, in May 1989, the police discovered an apartment that had served Denmarks most notorious twentieth-century bank robbers as a hideaway for years. The Blekingegade Group members belonged to a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Profiting without Producing: How Finance Exploits Us All by Costas Lapavitsas
    Profiting without Producing: How Finance Exploits Us All - by Costas Lapavitsas

    £20.00   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781781681411 | ISBN 10: 1781681414

    Financialization is one of the most innovative concepts to emerge in the field of political economy in the last three decades, although there is no agreement on what exactly it is. Profiting Without Producing defines financialization in terms of the ... more

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  • Cover image of book What Money Can
    What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets - by Michael Sandel

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780241954485 | ISBN 10: 0241954487

    Should we financially reward children for good marks? Is it ethical to pay people to donate organs? What about hiring mercenaries to fight our wars, outsourcing inmates to for-profit prisons or selling citizenship? In recent decades, market values ha ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Heretic
    The Heretic's Guide to Global Finance: Hacking the Future of Money - by Brett Scott

    £16.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780745333502 | ISBN 10: 0745333508

    Popular anger against the financial system has never been higher, yet the practical workings of the system remain opaque to many people. The Heretic's Guide to Global Finance aims to bridge the gap between protest slogans and practical proposals for ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Moneyless Manifesto: Live Well, Live Rich, Live Free by Mark Boyle
    The Moneyless Manifesto: Live Well, Live Rich, Live Free - by Mark Boyle

    £16.95   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781856231015 | ISBN 10: 1856231011

    That we need money to live like it or not is a self-evident truism. Right? Not anymore. Drawing on almost three years of experience as The Moneyless Man, ex-businessman Mark Boyle not only demystifies money and the system that binds us to it, he also ... more

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  • Cover image of book Vultures
    Vultures' Picnic - by Greg Palast

    £10.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781780336510 | ISBN 10: 1780336519

    Vulture's Picnic is Greg Palast's hard hitting expose of the oil industry, the banking industry, and the government agencies that aren't regulating either.  The bestselling author of The Best Democracy Money Can Buy offers a globetrotting, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Future Money: Breakdown or Breakthrough? by James Robertson
    Future Money: Breakdown or Breakthrough? - by James Robertson

    £14.95   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781900322980 | ISBN 10: 1900322986

    Future Money explains in plain language and convincing detail how our money system is propelling us toward the self-destruction of our species and what we should do about it. Our present money system frustrates the well-meaning efforts of active ci ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Problem with Banks by Lena Rethel and Timothy J. Sinclair
    The Problem with Banks - by Lena Rethel and Timothy J. Sinclair

    £15.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781848139381 | ISBN 10: 1848139381

    Banks of all sorts are troubled institutions. The cost of public bail-outs associated with the subprime crisis in the United States alone may be as high as US$5 trillion. What is the problem with banks? Why do they seem to be at the centre of economi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Moneyless Man: A Year of Freeconomic Living by Mark Boyle
    The Moneyless Man: A Year of Freeconomic Living - by Mark Boyle

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781851687879 | ISBN 10: 1851687874

    Imagine a year without spending or even touching money. Former businessman Mark Boyle did just that and here is his extraordinary story. Going back to basics and following his own strict rules, Mark learned ingenious ways to eliminate his bills ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Feckin
    The Feckin' Book of Bankers, Builders, Blaggers and Bowsies That Banjaxed the Nation - by Colin Murphy and Donal O'Dea

    £7.50   hardback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781847172419 | ISBN 10: 1847172415

    If you thought Double-Dip was a move in dancing, and Downsizing was losing the few extra pounds youd put on after the Christmas, you havent been keeping up with the jargon and double-speak that covers up the parlous state of the country and the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fool
    Fool's Gold: How Unrestrained Greed Corrupted a Dream, Shattered Global Markets... - by Gillian Tett

    £10.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780349121895 | ISBN 10: 0349121893

    In the mid 1990s, at a vast hotel complex on a private Florida beach, dozens of bankers from JP Morgan gathered for what was to become a legendary off-site meeting. It was a wild weekend. But among the drinking, nightclubbing and fist-fights lay a mo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Money and Soul: The Psychology of Money and the Transformation of Captialism by Per Espen Stoknes
    Money and Soul: The Psychology of Money and the Transformation of Captialism - by Per Espen Stoknes

    £12.95   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781900322461 | ISBN 10: 1900322463

    Many people feel that money and what we perceive as the psyche (or soul) are bitter enemies do we choose money or soul, finance or feelings, markets or common humanity? This book traces the origins of these opposing concepts, and the feelings that ... more

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