Max Haiven - Amateur Cities

Max Haiven

Cultural Theorist

Max Haiven is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Art History and Critical Studies at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Canada. He is author of Crises of Imagination, Crises of Power (2014), The Radical Imagination (with Alex Khasnabish, 2014) and Cultures of Financialization (2014).

The Four Faces of Financialization: Cities as a Site of Struggle


I define financialization as the growing power and influence of the finance capital, one...