Tomáš Samec

Institute of Sociological Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
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Thesis Spotlights – Discursive Construction and Materiality of Debt in Context of Housing: Forming Semi-Financialized Subjects

2018, issue 41, Tomáš Samec: Housing debts have become not only fuel for the global financialized economy but an instrument for many dreams and worries to become true in the lives of debtors. The thesis explores the intersections of public and private discourses on housing debt in the case of the Czech Republic asking ‘to what extent have become households financialized through discourse – embracing financial products and logic of financial markets in the context of housing?’

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