Capitalism's New Clothes: Enterprise, Ethics and Enjoyment in Times of Crisis

Capitalism's New Clothes: Enterprise, Ethics and Enjoyment in Times of Crisis

Colin Cremin


From broadsheet newspapers to tv exhibits and Hollywood movies, capitalism is more and more known as a procedure unsafe to human life. Colin Cremin investigates why, regardless of this de-robing, capitalism continues to be a robust and seductive force.

Using materialist, psychoanalytic and linguistic ways, Cremin exhibits how capitalism, nervousness and hope input right into a jointly helping courting. He identifies 3 ways during which we're tied in to capitalism – via a social primary for firm and festival; via leisure and intake; and during the depoliticisation of moral debate via executive and business.

Capitalism's New Clothes is perfect for college students of sociology and for somebody anxious concerning the ethics of capitalism or embarrassed through the enjoyments the method has afforded them.

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