The End of Capitalism (as We Knew It): A Feminist Critique of Political Economy / Edition 1

The End of Capitalism (as We Knew It): A Feminist Critique of Political Economy / Edition 1

by J.K. Gibson-Graham
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0816648050

ISBN-13: 9780816648054

Pub. Date: 03/24/2006

Publisher: University of Minnesota Press

In the mid-1990s, at the height of academic discussion about the inevitability of capitalist globalization, J. K. Gibson-Graham presented a groundbreaking and controversial argument for envisioning alternative economies. This new edition includes an introduction in which the authors address critical responses to The End of Capitalism and outline the economic

Overview

In the mid-1990s, at the height of academic discussion about the inevitability of capitalist globalization, J. K. Gibson-Graham presented a groundbreaking and controversial argument for envisioning alternative economies. This new edition includes an introduction in which the authors address critical responses to The End of Capitalism and outline the economic research and activism they have been engaged in since the book was first published.

“Paralyzing problems are banished by this dazzlingly lucid, creative, and practical rethinking of class and economic transformation.” —Meaghan Morris, Lingnan University, Hong Kong

“Profoundly imaginative.” —Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, City University of New York “Filled with insights, it is clearly written and well supported with good examples of actual, deconstructive practices.” —International Journal of Urban and Regional Research

J. K. Gibson-Graham is the pen name of Katherine Gibson and Julie Graham, feminist economic geographers who work, respectively, at the Australian National University in Canberra and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780816648054
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
Publication date:
03/24/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
350
Sales rank:
654,840
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.73(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to the New Edition: Ten Years Onvii
Preface and Acknowledgmentsxxxvii
Chapter 1Strategies1
Chapter 2Capitalism and Anti-essentialism: An Encounter in Contradiction24
Chapter 3Class and the Politics of "Identity"46
Chapter 4How Do We Get Out of This Capitalist Place?72
Chapter 5The Economy, Stupid! Industrial Policy Discourse and the Body Economic92
Chapter 6Querying Globalization120
Chapter 7Post-Fordism as Politics148
Chapter 8Toward a New Class Politics of Distribution174
Chapter 9"Hewers of Cake and Drawers of Tea"206
Chapter 10Haunting Capitalism: Ghosts on a Blackboard238
Chapter 11Waiting for the Revolution ...251
Bibliography266
Index286

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