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Experimental politics : work, welfare, and creativity in the neoliberal age

Author: M Lazzarato
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : The MIT Press, [2017] ©2017
Series: Technologies of lived abstraction.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Experimental Politics, Maurizio Lazzarato examines the conditions of work, employment, and unemployment in neoliberalism's flexible and precarious labor market. This is the first book of Lazzarato's in English that fully exemplifies the unique synthesis of sociology, activist research, and theoretical innovation that has generated his best-known concepts, such as'immaterial labor.'The book (published in France in  Read more...
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Lazzarato, M. (Maurizio).
Experimental politics.
Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2017]
(DLC) 2016004742
(OCoLC)946160287
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M Lazzarato
ISBN: 9780262335294 0262335298
OCLC Number: 1016156719
Description: 1 online resource (xliv, 268 pages).
Contents: The government of inequalities : critique of neoliberal insecurity --
The dynamics of the political event : micropolitics and the process of subjectification --
Economic and subjective impoverishment under neoliberalism.
Series Title: Technologies of lived abstraction.
Other Titles: Expérimentations politiques.
Responsibility: Maurizio Lazzarato ; translated by Arianna Bove, Jeremy Gilbert, Andrew Goffey, Mark Hayward, Jason Read, and Alberto Toscano ; edited by Jeremy Gilbert.

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A celebrated theorist examines the conditions of work, employment, and unemployment in neoliberalism's flexible and precarious labor market.  Read more...

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