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Edemilson Paraná (pseudônimo de Edemilson Cruz Santana Junior) é professor adjunto do Departamento de Ciências Sociais da Universidade Federal do Ceará (UFC). Professor permanente dos Programas de Pós-graduação em Sociologia da UFC (no qual ocupa a função de vice-coordenador) e em Estudos Comparados sobre as Américas da Universidade de Brasília (UnB). Atuou como pesquisador de pós-doutorado nos departamentos de Economia e de Estudos Latino-Americanos da UnB e como pesquisador-bolsista no Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada (IPEA). É mestre e doutor em Sociologia pela UnB, com período sanduíche na SOAS/University of London. Além de outros trabalhos publicados nas áreas de Sociologia Econômica, Economia Política e Teoria Social, é autor dos livros ‘A Finança Digitalizada: capitalismo financeiro e revolução informacional’ (Insular, 2016)/ ‘Digitalized Finance: financial capitalism and informational revolution’ (Brill, 2019/Haymarket, 2020) e ‘Bitcoin: a utopia tecnocrática do dinheiro apolítico’ (Autonomia Literária, 2020)/ ‘Money and Social Power: a study on Bitcoin’ (Brill, no prelo).

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Edemilson Paraná (pseudonym of Edemilson Cruz Santana Junior) is an assistant professor at the Department of Social Sciences/Graduate Program in Sociology (acting as deputy director) at the Federal University of Ceará, Brazil, and an assistant professor at the Graduate Program in Comparative Studies on the Americas at the University of Brasília, Brazil. He has worked as a postdoctoral researcher in the Departments of Economics and Latin American Studies of the University of Brasília and as a research fellow at The Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA). He has a PhD in Sociology by the University of Brasília, with a visiting researcher period at SOAS/University of London. Has articles and publications in the areas of Economic Sociology, Political Economy and Social Theory, and is also the author of the books ‘Digitalized Finance: financial capitalism and informational revolution’ (Brill, 2019/Haymarket, 2020) and ‘Money and Social Power: a study on Bitcoin’ (Brill, forthcoming).