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How Capitalism Survives: Social Theory and Structural Change

by Francesco Boldizzoni* For as long as neoliberalism – the face that capitalism has assumed since the 1980s – has been showing signs of aging, there has been a tendency to view every crisis as a harbinger of impending epochal … Continue reading

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Commercialization and the Far Right: Consuming and Constituting Extremism

by Cynthia Miller-Idriss* Advertisers and marketers have long known that brands and commercial products are deeply intertwined with individuals’ identities. But with few exceptions, mainstream social scientists have been slow to acknowledge that economic objects can have constitutive power for … Continue reading

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Media and New Capitalism in the Digital Age: The Spirit of Networks

Media and New Capitalism in the Digital Age: The Spirit of Networks is an excellent book by Eran Fisher that explores the new terrain of network capitalism through the transformations of the discourse on technology. Rather than viewing such discourse as either … Continue reading

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