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Lukács’s Turn to a Political Economy of the Senses

Anita Chari

in A Political Economy of the Senses: Neoliberalism, Reification, Critique

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231173896
eISBN:
9780231540384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231173896.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter turns to an analysis of one of the most influential thinkers of reification critique, Georg Lukács who explored the crucial role that subjectivity played in the processes of the ... More


Control

Seb Franklin

in Control: Digitality as Cultural Logic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029537
eISBN:
9780262331135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029537.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter opens with a discussion of Gilles Deleuze’s theorization of control societies and its relation to concepts of post-Fordism, neoclassical economics, immaterial labor, and attention ... More


Liturgical Labour: Agamben on the Post-Fordist Spectacle

Daniel McLoughlin

in Agamben and Radical Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474402637
eISBN:
9781474422390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402637.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter responds to arguments that Agamben’s work contributes little to the analysis of contemporary capitalism by reading his genealogy of government in the context of Guy Debord’s analysis of ... More


Work as Art / Art as Life

Sarah Brouillette

in Literature and the Creative Economy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789486
eISBN:
9780804792431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789486.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter considers the surprising parallels between Richard Florida's arguments about the creative class and neo-Marxist theories of immaterial labor. It argues that they share a fundamentally ... More


Time-Sharing and Virtualization

Tung-Hui Hu

in A Prehistory of the Cloud

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029513
eISBN:
9780262330091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029513.003.0002
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming

This chapter examines the pre-history of what is now called “cloud computing”: the idea that computer power and software could be ‘piped’ into a user’s home, like electricity or other utilities. This ... More


. Import/Export: Housework in an International Frame

Anca Parvulescu

in The Traffic in Women’s Work: East European Migration and the Making of Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226118246
eISBN:
9780226118413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226118413.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter brings together the book’s argument about the category “women’s work” in the context of post-Fordism. The narrative basis for the chapter is offered by Ulrich Seidl’s Import/Export ... More


The Practice and Anti-Dialectical Thought of an ‘Anartist’

Maurizio Lazzarato

in Deleuze and Contemporary Art

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748638376
eISBN:
9780748652662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638376.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter examines contemporary art and the practice and anti-dialectical thought of a so-called anartist, suggesting that contemporary art can be considered as constituting a new expanded field ... More


This Year's Model: "Fashion, Media, and the Making of Glamour"

Elizabeth A. Wissinger

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814794180
eISBN:
9780814794197
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794180.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Over the last four decades, the fashion modeling industry has become a lightning rod for debates about Western beauty ideals, the sexual objectification of women, and consumerist desire. Yet, as ... More


Rethinking Virtuosity

Ramsay Burt

in Ungoverning Dance: Contemporary European Theatre Dance and the Commons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199321926
eISBN:
9780190456627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199321926.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter focuses on the relation between contemporary European dance and the new kinds of immaterial working practices of the postindustrial economy, drawing on critiques by post-Fordist ... More


Of Skins and Workers: Producing the Buraku

Joseph D. Hankins

in Working Skin: "Making Leather, Making a Multicultural Japan"

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520283282
eISBN:
9780520959163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283282.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

The tannery produces leather; the International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism (IMADR) produces webpages, U.N. documents, and other representations of the Buraku situation. ... More


Dance and Post-Fordism

Ramsay Burt

in Ungoverning Dance: Contemporary European Theatre Dance and the Commons

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199321926
eISBN:
9780190456627
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199321926.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter continues a concern with the immaterial working practices of the postindustrial economy, and considers critiques of this by post-Fordist theorists. It presents extended readings of two ... More


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