Unthinking Capital: Conceptual and Terminological Landmarks

@article{Ascione2017UnthinkingCC,
  title={Unthinking Capital: Conceptual and Terminological Landmarks},
  author={Gennaro Ascione},
  journal={Sociology},
  year={2017},
  volume={51},
  pages={162 - 180}
}
In this article I take issues with some Eurocentric limits of the two contradictions of capital: capital/labour and capital/nature. These limits are exposed by elaborating on two theoretical insights from researches in critical race studies and indigenous political ecologies: respectively thingification and uncommon. These insights produce a tension between colonialism and capitalism, which calls for a post-Eurocentric process of concept formation. This reconceptualization of capital is pursued… Expand
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