Samuel A. Chambers

Books by Samuel A. Chambers

Samuel A. Chambers is Professor and Chair of the department of political science at Johns Hopkins University, where he teaches political theory, cultural politics, and political economy. He has published or edited a dozen books, in work that ranges from theories of society, language, and democratic politics, to critical television studies, to a broad and concerted effort to understand the nature of both capitalism and money. His most recent book is Capitalist Economics (Oxford 2021). He is currently working on a book on the history and theory of money, titled Money Has No Value.

Interviews with Samuel A. Chambers

The best books on Money, recommended by Samuel A. Chambers

Economists have offered two contrasting explanations of what money is and what it is for. For a long time, its function as a commodity, a store of value and a medium of exchange dominated economics textbooks. But, as Professor Samuel A. Chambers explains, understanding money as something closer to credit is more convincing and supported by other social sciences and what we’ve learned from the 2008 financial crisis.

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