John Milios National Technical University of Athens, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dimitris P. Sotiropoulos The Open University Business School, UK, email@example.com
1. Globalization, financialization, crisis
The current financial crisis of capitalism is without precedent in the post-war period. Regarding the crisis, recent heterodox literature is dominated by a single and persistent argument. The argument is that globalization and financial liberalization should be pproached as a process in which the financial elites and financial intermediaries, i.e. contemporary rentiers in the Keynesian terminology, have a leading role in working out the details of the neoliberal form of capitalism.