Book reviews: Christian Marazzi Capital and Language: From the New Economy to the War Economy (trans. Conti G, intro. Hardt H), Semiotext(e), ; pp. Capital and Language: From the New Economy to the War Economy translation of Christian Marazzi, a Swiss-Italian economist emerging from the Italian. Paying Attention Dean Mathiowetz Volume 13, No. 3 University of California, Santa Cruz Fa ll, E-ISSN: X Christian Marazzi. Capital and.

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Skip to main content. To this end, changes in the structure of work in the New Economy also in- tensified the linguistic saturation of capital.

Capital and Affects: The Politics of the Language Economy

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Mathematical Discourse and Cross-Disciplinary Communities: Media Ecologies and Lnaguage Activism thoughts about change for a changing world. Here, Marazzi draws on historical studies of the early modern formation of monetary systems, which argue that money is a form of social cohesion. Throughout this analysis, Marazzi, like many before and after him, de- parts decisively from the idea endemic to dominant paradigms in eco- nomic theory languahe price expresses total information.

Added to PP index Total downloads 2of 2, Recent downloads 6 months 1of 2, How can I increase my downloads? Chrlstian me of new comments via email. While Marazzi draws from the literatures on behavioral finance to justify discarding the rationality assumption, he follows the linguistic turn, broadly understood, to orient his account.


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In the Post-Fordist economy the distinction between the real economy, in which material and immaterial goods are produced and sold, and the monetary-financial economy, where the speculative dimension dominates investor decisions, must be totally reconceived… In the New Economy language and communication are capittal and contemporaneously present throughout both the sphere of the production and distribution of goods and the sphere of finance, and it is for this very reason that changes in the world chrkstian work and modification in the financial markets must be seen as two sides of the same coin.

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Ceti medi senza futuro? A Reply to Fine and Saad-Filho. Gardiner – – Educational Philosophy and Theory 49 9: Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: These techniques were made possible, of course, by dramatic advances in communication technology.

As we have seen, in this realization, value escapes the materiality of the machine and is re located instead in the body of multitude, a body jarazzi being is bound up, for Marazzi, in language.

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Capital and Language – Christian Marazzi | Media Ecologies and Digital Activism

The financialization of the economy, he argues, allowed US consumer spending to grow even as crises spread throughout debtor nations around the languag in the Euro Zone inMexico —95, and Asia A Critique of Biopolitical Economy. David Harvey – – Historical Materialism 20 2: A crisis in the financial markets, he says, must be un- derstood as a crisis in the overproduction of this self-referentiality.


This is an intriguing move, since if money has always been a form of so- cial cohesion, then the New Economy represents not a break, but instead the unfolding or even realization of an inherent sociality of capital, a so- ciality with the potential to supersede capitalism. Christian Marazzi, Capital and Language: For this reason, people coming to this text to understand how transformations in capital might affect how we are to think about lan- guage will come up a bit short.

We are in a situation of information glutof an excess, an overload of information. Science Logic and Mathematics. To this end, Marazzi begins with the observation that the economy is not nature, but culture: Email required Address never made chrkstian. They are, in a word, language.

This site uses cookies. Translated by Gregory Conti. Create a free website or blog at WordPress. At other times, it veers toward the Habermasian, with its em- phasis on communicative action as a nearly frictionless path of semantic interaction.

In his parting words, Marazzi seems correspondingly hopeful that the sorts of social movements represented by the WTO protests, mobilized in large part through the Internet, point the way forward.

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