Capital and Affects: The Politics of the Language Economy
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Capital and Affects: The Politics of the Language Economy

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Communication as work: we have recently experienced a profound transformation in the processes of production. While the assembly line (invented by Henry Ford at the beginning of the last century) excluded any form of linguistic productivity, today, there is no production without communication. The new technologies are linguistic machines. This revolution has produced a new...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published August 12th 2011 by Semiotext(e) (first published 1994)
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Changes in the way the capitalist economy works have, in recent years, posed serious challenges for critical analysts, for those who do not accept that the models and ideas of mainstream economics – the ones that hold that an increase in share price indices mean we’re all better off because we’re all better off when ‘the economy’ does well. The problem has been that many of these critical analysts are stuck with models and assumptions that come from and work well when we’re looking at factories,...more
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