AGAINST THE COMMODIFICATION OF EVERYTHING

@article{Gilbert2008AGAINSTTC,
  title={AGAINST THE COMMODIFICATION OF EVERYTHING},
  author={Jeremy Gilbert},
  journal={Cultural Studies},
  year={2008},
  volume={22},
  pages={551 - 566}
}
  • J. Gilbert
  • Published 21 August 2008
  • Art
  • Cultural Studies
Cultural studies is in a difficult position if it wants to find itself on the side of democracy against neo-liberalism in this age of ecological crisis. A great deal of the deconstructive, anti-essentialist, post-humanist, post-modernist thinking of recent decades has undermined the grounds upon which earlier generations understood the commodification of the world to be distasteful. In the absence of any normative conception of humanity, community, or nature, why not succumb to the… 

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