Platform Capitalism

Author: Nick Srnicek
Publisher: Polity
ISBN: 9781509504879
Size: 16.78 MB
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This book critically examines these new business forms, tracing their genesis from the long downturn of the 1970s to the boom and bust of the 1990s and the aftershocks of the 2008 crisis.

Blog Theory

Author: Jodi Dean
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0745659551
Size: 10.41 MB
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Set against the background of the economic crisis wrought by neoliberalism, the book engages with recent work in contemporary media theory as well as with thinkers such as Giorgio Agamben, Jean Baudrillard, Guy Debord, Jacques Lacan, and ...

The Speculative Turn

Author: Levi Bryant
Publisher: re.press
ISBN: 0980668344
Size: 59.20 MB
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As indicated by the title The Speculative Turn, the new currents of continental philosophy depart from the text-centered hermeneutic models of the past and engage in daring speculations about the nature of reality itself.

Infinite Distraction

Author: Dominic Pettman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1509502300
Size: 49.30 MB
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This critical reflection on the unprecedented power of the Internet requires us to rethink the potential for infinite distraction that our latest technologies now allow.

Capitalist Realism

Author: Mark Fisher
Publisher: John Hunt Publishing
ISBN: 1780997345
Size: 38.12 MB
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The book analyses the development and principal features of this capitalist realism as a lived ideological framework.

The Stack

Author: Benjamin H. Bratton
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 026202957X
Size: 54.74 MB
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In The Stack, Benjamin Bratton proposes that these different genres of computation -- smart grids, cloud platforms, mobile apps, smart cities, the Internet of Things, automation -- can be seen not as so many species evolving on their own, ...

Identity And Capitalism

Author: Marie Moran
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473911060
Size: 43.94 MB
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"This is a splendid book that dispels myths about 'identity' and presents a cultural-materialist case for the study of such keywords and their preoccupations under the hegemony of neoliberal capitalism.

Inventing The Future

Author: Nick SRNICEK
Publisher: Verso
ISBN: 9781784786229
Size: 17.33 MB
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This new edition includes a new chapter where they respond to their various critics.

The Refusal Of Work

Author: David Frayne
Publisher: Zed Books Ltd.
ISBN: 1783601205
Size: 35.93 MB
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In this thought-provoking book, David Frayne questions the central place of work in mainstream political visions of the future, laying bare the ways in which economic demands colonise our lives and priorities.