2. Finance and the State in the Housing Bubble

  1. Manuel B. Aalbers
  1. Herman Schwartz

Published Online: 17 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444347456.ch2

Subprime Cities: The Political Economy of Mortgage Markets

Subprime Cities: The Political Economy of Mortgage Markets

How to Cite

Schwartz, H. (2012) Finance and the State in the Housing Bubble, in Subprime Cities: The Political Economy of Mortgage Markets (ed M. B. Aalbers), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444347456.ch2

Editor Information

  1. University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Author Information

  1. University of Virginia, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 16 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444337761

Online ISBN: 9781444347456

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Keywords:

  • finance;
  • state;
  • housing bubble;
  • global power;
  • deregulation;
  • securitization;
  • housing card;
  • micro-politics, race;
  • meso-, micro-levels

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Relative Growth and Global Power

  • Deregulation and Securitization

  • US Leverage in Global Markets: A House of Cards or Playing the Housing Card?

  • The Intersection of the Micro-Politics of Race with the Macro-Economics of Housing

  • Conclusions

  • Notes

  • References