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Engaging Albanian (and Romanian) Masculinities

Nicola Mai

in Mobile Orientations: An Intimate Autoethnography of Migration, Sex Work, and Humanitarian Borders

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226584959
eISBN:
9780226585147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226585147.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

Chapter 2 presents the results of intersubjective and autoethnographic research with Albanian (and Romanian) male sex workers in Italy and Greece in the late 1990s and early 2000s. It analyzes the ... More


Survival: Work and Plague

Theodore Martin

in Contemporary Drift: Genre, Historicism, and the Problem of the Present

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231181921
eISBN:
9780231543897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231181921.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 5 reads end-of-the-world fiction as a window onto the temporal and political paradoxes of survival. I argue that the very notion of survival skills acquires new meaning in a neoliberal era ... More


Literature and the Creative Economy

Sarah Brouillette

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789486
eISBN:
9780804792431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789486.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This is the first book to consider how contemporary literature has been involved in and shaped by the vocabularies and initiatives that characterize the creative economy. It considers how ... More


The Origins and Rise of Venture Labor

Gina Neff

in Venture Labor: Work and the Burden of Risk in Innovative Industries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017480
eISBN:
9780262301305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017480.003.0023
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter addresses the rise of Silicon Alley in the historical context of American postindustrial economic changes. It discusses both the historical shift from industrial to postindustrial to ... More


Introduction

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/9780804789486.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The introduction argues that creative-economy frameworks incorporate ideas bearing a literary provenance: that the best work expresses the interiority of talented individuals; that the creative realm ... More


The Creative Class and Cultural Governance

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/9780804789486.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter provides an outline of the way that creativity has been defined and deployed by neoliberal government policy and management thought. It begins with a reading of Richard Florida's The ... 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


. The Most Radical Break

Joshua Raulerson

in Singularities: Technoculture, Transhumanism, and Science Fiction in the 21st Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319723
eISBN:
9781781381052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319723.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Shifting to the political economy of Singularity in Part III, the sixth chapter highlights the rhetoric of ‘revolution’ in popular technoculture, noting the close parallels between Marxist and ... More


Introduction:: Contingent Methods

Alan Liu

in Local Transcendence: Essays on Postmodern Historicism and the Database

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226486956
eISBN:
9780226486970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226486970.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The underlying object of study in this book is historicism—specifically, postmodern historicism—as a pervasive sociocultural condition. Theorists of postmodernism or, on its socioeconomic and ... More


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