• Title: Negative Capitalism: Cynicism in the Neoliberal Era
  • Author: J.D. Taylor
  • ISBN: 9781780992600
  • Page: 416
  • Format: Paperback
  • Negative Capitalism Cynicism in the Neoliberal Era Negative Capitalism Cynicism in the Neoliberal Era offers a new conceptual framework for understanding the current economic crisis Through a ranging series of analyses and perspectives it argues that
    Negative Capitalism Cynicism in the Neoliberal Era offers a new conceptual framework for understanding the current economic crisis Through a ranging series of analyses and perspectives, it argues that cynicism has become culturally embedded in the UK and US as an effect of disempowerment by neoliberal capitalism Yet despite the deprivation and collapse of key social infNegative Capitalism Cynicism in the Neoliberal Era offers a new conceptual framework for understanding the current economic crisis Through a ranging series of analyses and perspectives, it argues that cynicism has become culturally embedded in the UK and US as an effect of disempowerment by neoliberal capitalism Yet despite the deprivation and collapse of key social infrastructure like representative democracy, welfare, workers rights and equal access to resources, there has so far been no collective, effective and sustained overthrow of capitalism Why is this The book s central call is for new strategies that unravel this narcissistic cynicism, embracing social democracy, constitutional rights, mass bankruptcies and animate sabotage Kafka, Foucault, Ballard and de Sade are clashed with the X Factor, ruinporn, London, and the artwork of Laura Oldfield Ford Negative Capitalism s polemic is written to incite responses against the cynical malaise of the neoliberal era.

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