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ISBN-13: 9780813584263
Publisher: Rutgers University Press
Publication date: 07/05/2016
Series: New Directions in International Studies Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 270
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 16 - 18 Years

About the Author

KENNAN FERGUSON is an associate professor of political theory at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where he also directs the Center for 21st Century Studies. He is the author or coeditor of several books including All in the Family: On Community and Incommensurability
PATRICE PETRO is a professor of English and film studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where she also serves as Vice Provost and Director of the Center for International Education. She is the author, editor, or coeditor of eleven books, including Idols of Modernity: Movie Stars of the 1920s and Rethinking Global Security: Media, Popular Culture, and the ‘War on Terror’ (both by Rutgers University Press).

Table of Contents

              Patrice Petro and Kennan Ferguson
Part IFinancialization, Creditocracy, Austerity
Chapter 1           Capital, after Capitalism
             Geoff Mann
Chapter 2           Restoration of the Rentier and the Turn to Lifelong Extraction
             Andrew Ross
Chapter 3           The Subprime Subject of Ideology
              Ivan Ascher
Chapter 4           Social Democracy and its Discontents: The Rise of Austerity
              Jeffrey Sommers
Part IIMedia/Art
Chapter 5           Austerity Media
              Patrice Petro
Chapter 6            Imagining Beyond Capital: Representation and Reality in Science Fiction Film
             Sherryl Vint
Chapter 7            Mistaken Places: Unemployment, Avant Gardism, and the Auto da Fé
             Marcus Bullock
Chapter 8            Liquid, Crystal, Vaporous: The Natural States of Capitalism
             Esther Leslie
Part III Belonging
Chapter 9            Cuban Filmmaking and the Post-Capitalist Transition
             Cristina Venegas
Chapter 10          “Neither Eastern nor Western”: Economic and Cultural Policies in Post-Revolutionary Iran
              Niki Akhavan
Chapter 11          Differentiating Citizenship
              A. Aneesh
Chapter 12          Gaming the System: Imperial Discomfort and the Emergence of Coyote Capitalism
              Bernard C. Perley
              Notes on Contributors

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