The emotional logic of capitalism : what progressives have missed /

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Author / Creator:Konings, Martijn, 1975- author.
Imprint:Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2015]
©2015
Description:1 online resource (ix, 172 pages)
Language:English
Subject:Capitalism -- Philosophy.
Capitalism -- Psychological aspects.
Economics -- Philosophy.
Economics -- Psychological aspects.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Economics -- General.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Reference.
Capitalism -- Philosophy.
Capitalism -- Psychological aspects.
Economics -- Philosophy.
Economics -- Psychological aspects.
Kapitalismus
Politische Psychologie
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11242596
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ISBN:9780804794503
0804794502
9780804794077
0804794073
9780804794473
0804794472
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
English.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed April 30, 2015).
Summary:The capitalist market, progressives bemoan, is a cold monster: it disrupts social bonds, erodes emotional attachments, and imposes an abstract utilitarian rationality. But what if such hallowed critiques are completely misleading? This book argues that the production of new sources of faith and enchantment is crucial to the dynamics of the capitalist economy. Distinctively secular patterns of attraction and attachment give modern institutions a binding force that was not available to more traditional forms of rule. Elaborating his alternative approach through an engagement with the semiotics o.
Other form:Print version: Konings, Martijn. Emotional Logic of Capitalism : What Progressives Have Missed. Redwood City : Stanford University Press, ©2015 9780804794473
Standard no.:ebc3037589