Flexible Capitalism
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Introducing anthropological exchange theory to a wider readership, this volume explores sociality in work environments marked by the kind of structural changes that have come to define contemporary "flexible" capitalism. It makes a novel contribution to a trans-disciplinary scholarship on contemporary economic practice...…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Introducing anthropological exchange theory to a wider readership, this volume explores sociality in work environments marked by the kind of structural changes that have come to define contemporary "flexible" capitalism. It makes a novel contribution to a trans-disciplinary scholarship on contemporary economic practice...
  • Produktdetails
  • EASA Series
  • Verlag: Berghahn Books
  • Seitenzahl: 296
  • Erscheinungstermin: 1. März 2015
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 235mm x 157mm x 20mm
  • Gewicht: 588g
  • ISBN-13: 9781782386155
  • ISBN-10: 1782386157
  • Artikelnr.: 42490428
Autorenporträt
Jens Kjaerulff is a social anthropologist whose publications include Internet and Change: an Anthropology of Knowledge and Flexible Work (Intervention Press, 2010). He has held positions at Simon Fraser University, University of Victoria, and University of Manchester, and is conducting independent research and serving as a consultant PhD supervisor.
Inhaltsangabe
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Jens Kjaerulff
Chapter 1. Everybody Gives: Gifts in the Global Factory
Jamie Cross
Chapter 2. Unveiling the Work of the Gift: Neoliberalism and the Flexible Margins of Nation-State
Tinna Grétarsdóttir
Chapter 3. Flexibility Frictions: Economies of Connection in Contemporary Forms of Work
Christina Garsten
Chapter 4. Taking Over the Gift: The Circulation and Exchange of Options, Labour and 'Lucky Money' in Alberta's Oil and Gas Industry
Caura Wood
Chapter 5. How to Stay Entangled in a World of Flows: Flexible Subjects and Mobile Knowledge in the New Media Industries
Hannah Knox
Chapter 6. The Payoff of Love and the Traffic of Favours: Reciprocity, Social Capital and the Blurring of Value Realms in Flexible Capitalism
Susana Narotzky
Chapter 7. Flexible Capitalism and Transactional Orders in Colonial and Postcolonial Mauritius: A Post-Occidentalist View
Patrick Neveling
Chapter 8. The Corrosion of Character Revisited: Rethinking Uncertainty and Flexibility
Jens Kjaerulff
Chapter 9. Afterword: Exchange and Corporate Forms Today
Keir Martin
Notes on Contributors
Index