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Economizing habitus : material calculation and ‘the rules of the game’ in the publishing industry
(2015) - Journal article,
Pierre Bourdieu’s classical sociology and the actor network based ‘economization’ literature are often considered contradictory, despite some agreement on the constructed nature of economic man. Through an examination of ...
Constructing the retail investor : performativity and power in the market for investment services
(2013-06) - Conference paper,
This paper examines retail investment as a practice performed by marketing knowledge and highlights the power effects of market devices. Using a qualitative study of retail investors in the United Kingdom, it considers the ...
Identification through technical analysis : A study of charting and UK non-professional investors
(2009-02) - Journal article,
The usefulness of technical analysis, or charting, has been questioned because it flies in the face of the 'random walk' and tests present conflicting results. We examine chartists' decision-making techniques and derive a ...