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From the culture industry to the society of the spectacle: Critical theory and the situationist international
Since Karl Marx fashioned his theory of capitalism in the nineteenth century, scholars have continually updated Marxian theory to capture the pervasiveness of commodity relations in modern society.Expand
THE ECONOMIC AND CULTURAL IMPACTS OF VETERANS ON RURAL AMERICA: THE CASE OF IOWA *
Rural America has long been a crucial supplier of recruits and civilian personnel to the U.S. military. Rural America is also an essential source of cultural and political support for militaryExpand
On Rereading Klaus Theweleit's Male Fantasies
Klaus Theweleit's Male Fantasies has generated broad interest in the literature of several academic disciplines. His analysis of the symbolic and gender dynamics of the leaders of the GermanExpand
CRITICAL INSTITUTIONALISM AND FINANCIAL GLOBALIZATION: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF AMERICAN AND CONTINENTAL FINANCE
The globalization of financial markets is essentially an Americanization of financial institutions: institutional structures and speculative dynamism unique to American finance is rapidly displacingExpand
Speculative Profit Fetishism in the Age of Finance Capital
This article tracks the rise of a new speculative form of ‘profit fetishism’ in the American stock market in the late 20th century as the control of American corporations shifted decisively fromExpand
Political Moderation and Polarization in the Heartland: Economics, Rurality, and Social Identity in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election
ABSTRACT The 2016 U.S. presidential election was a watershed event that signaled decreasing political moderation and increasing partisan polarization, authoritarianism, and ethno-nationalism. Iowa,Expand
The Imperial Eye
The figure of the shark in the film Jaws has been compared by Slavoj Žižek to the figure of the mythical Jew in anti-Semitic propaganda: both the shark and the Jew function as an empty signifier thatExpand
Atopia Awaits! A Critical Sociological Analysis of Marx’s Political Imaginary
Marx’s (1844) estranged labor manuscript maps processes that stultify spontaneous human relations under the division of labor in the regime of capital accumulation. For Marx, negating absolutes wouldExpand
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