The essays in Millennial Capitalism and the tradition of Neoliberalism
pose a chain of comparable questions: How are we to appreciate capitalism on the millennium? Is it a novel or polythetic creature? What are we to make of the tradition of neoliberalism that looks to accompany it, taking up at the same time neighborhood and translocal types? To what quantity does it make experience to explain the current juncture in international heritage as an “age of revolution,” one now not not like 1789–1848 in its transformative potential?
In exploring the cloth and cultural dimensions of the Age of Millennial Capitalism, the participants interrogate the so-called obstacle of the countryside, how the triumph of the unfastened industry obscures emerging tides of violence and cultures of exclusion, and the expansion of recent types of id politics. the gathering additionally investigates the tendency of neoliberal capitalism to provide a global of accelerating variations in wealth, environmental catastrophes, heightened flows of individuals and price throughout house and time, ethical panics and social impossibilities, sour generational antagonisms and gender conflicts, invisible category contrast, and “pariah” varieties of financial job. within the method, the quantity opens up an empirically grounded, conceptual dialogue in regards to the world-at-large at a very momentous historic time—when the social sciences and arts are at risk of ceding highbrow initiative to the masters of the industry and the media.
In addition to its crossdisciplinary essays, Millennial Capitalism and the tradition of Neoliberalism—
originally the 3rd installment of the magazine Public Culture
’s “Millennial Quartet”—features numerous photographic essays. The publication will curiosity anthropologists, political geographers, economists, sociologists, and political theorists.
Contributors. Scott Bradwell, Jean Comaroff, John L. Comaroff, Fernando Coronil, Peter Geschiere, David Harvey, Luiz Paulo Lima, Caitrin Lynch, Rosalind C. Morris, David G. Nicholls, Francis Nyamnjoh, Elizabeth A. Povinelli, Paul Ryer, Allan Sekula, Irene Stengs, Michael Storper, Seamus Walsh, Robert P. Weller, Hylton White, Melissa W. Wright, Jeffrey A. Zimmerman