Culture, Politics and Governing: The Contemporary Ascetics of Knowledge Production

Culture, Politics and Governing: The Contemporary Ascetics of Knowledge Production

by P. Nickel

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349486601
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2015
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 191
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Patricia Mooney Nickel is Assistant Professor in the School of Public and International Affairs and Core Faculty in the ASPECT Program at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, US. She is the author of Public Sociology and Civil Society (2012) and editor of North American Critical Theory after Postmodernism (Palgrave, 2012).

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: The Politics of Ascetics and Governing 2. Academies of Exhibition and the New Disciplinary Secession 3. The Man from Somewhere: Author, Affiliation, and Letterhead 4. The Institutionalization of Author Production and the Performance Imperative as an Ontological Fiction 5. Celebration and Governing: The Production of the Author as Ascetic Practice 6. Matterphobia and Matterphilia: Artistic Discourse and Ascetic Production 7. The Conclusion as the Contemporary Ascetic of Knowledge Production

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