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The emotional logic of capitalism : what progressives have missed, Martijn Konings

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The emotional logic of capitalism : what progressives have missed
Title
The emotional logic of capitalism
Title remainder
what progressives have missed
Statement of responsibility
Martijn Konings
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Language
eng
Summary
"The capitalist market, progressives bemoan, is a cold monster it disrupts social bonds, erodes emotional attachments, and imposes an abstract utilitarian rationality. But what if such hallowed critiques are completely misleading? This book argues that the production of new sources of faith and enchantment is crucial to the dynamics of the capitalist economy. Distinctively secular patterns of attraction and attachment give modern institutions a binding force that was not available to more traditional forms of rule. Elaborating his alternative approach through an engagement with the semiotics of money and the genealogy of economy, Martijn Konings uncovers capitalism's emotional and theological content in order to understand the paradoxical sources of cohesion and legitimacy that it commands. In developing this perspective, he draws on pragmatist thought to rework and revitalize the marxist critique of capitalism"--Page 4 of cover
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1975-
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Konings, Martijn
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • Capitalism
  • Capitalism
  • Economics
  • Economics
Label
The emotional logic of capitalism : what progressives have missed, Martijn Konings
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-165) and index
Contents
Money as icon -- Affective signs -- Icon and economy -- Semiotics of iconicity -- Economy in America -- Lineages of progressivism -- Economy and affect -- Neoliberal economy
Control code
ocn894746233
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 172 pages
Isbn
9780804794077
Lccn
2014038923
Other control number
40025023768
Label
The emotional logic of capitalism : what progressives have missed, Martijn Konings
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-165) and index
Contents
Money as icon -- Affective signs -- Icon and economy -- Semiotics of iconicity -- Economy in America -- Lineages of progressivism -- Economy and affect -- Neoliberal economy
Control code
ocn894746233
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 172 pages
Isbn
9780804794077
Lccn
2014038923
Other control number
40025023768

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