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Creating spaces book
It has become commonplace to note that contemporary economics can be understood as a collection of stories. Modern economics tells stories of affluence and emancipation that accrue to ‘society,’ the members of which remain unnamed and unseen. These stories are more than just stories; they constitute the economic and naturalize the unequal and unjust consequences of economic policies. The three essays in this section listen to those stories with a postcolonial ear and call our attention to the ghosts, the Others, and the all too real violence that haunts the margins of these Panglossian narratives.