Re-inventing invention: new tendencies in capitalist commodification

  • Nigel Thrift
  • Published 2006


This paper argues that a shift is taking place in the fabric of capitalism as a result of a change in how the business of invention is understood. Using theoretical approaches that rely on the notion that capitalism increasingly tries to draw in the whole intellect, in the first part of the paper I argue that the new understanding of innovation currently… (More)


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@inproceedings{Thrift2006ReinventingIN, title={Re-inventing invention: new tendencies in capitalist commodification}, author={Nigel Thrift}, year={2006} }