The Market as an Object of Attachment : Exploring Postsocial Relations in Financial Markets '

  title={The Market as an Object of Attachment : Exploring Postsocial Relations in Financial Markets '},
  author={Karin Knorr Cetina and Urs Bruegger},
This paper rests on the assumption of an increased presence and relevance of object worlds in the social world. It holds that this influx of object worlds coincides with changing patterns of human relatedness that can be glossed by the notion postsocial forms. Postsocial forms include object-relationships where the objects are non-human entities. One characteristic of the present situation is that perhaps for the first time in recent history it appears unclear whether other persons are, for… CONTINUE READING
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