Marx and the Dynamic of the Capital Formation: An Aesthetics of Political Economy

Marx and the Dynamic of the Capital Formation: An Aesthetics of Political Economy

by B. Best

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230102392
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 07/21/2010
Edition description: 2010
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Beverley Best is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Concordia University, Montréal.

Table of Contents

List of Photographs ix

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction 1

1 Marx's Critique of Abstraction 11

2 Capitalism's Process of Self-Mystification 35

3 Marx's Theoretical Process I: Abstraction and Representation 61

4 Marx's Theoretical Process II: Historicizing the Dialectic 87

5 Mediation as Allegory: Reading Political Economy through the Artwork of Geoffrey Farmer 117

6 The Aesthetics of Political Economy 151

7 Mapping the Collective Subject 177

Conclusion 215

Notes 221

References 231

Index 237

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