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Published: 20 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375647-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7564-7
Published: 15 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002666-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0266-6
...three Carnal Fetishism In today s Gabon, not a month passes without the public and the press la- menting another crime rituel (ritual crime), a killing in which thugs mutilate a victim to harvest his or her body parts, preferably the tongue, the eyes, and the genital organs. The Gabonese say that...
Published: 18 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392545-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9254-5
Published: 12 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375074-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392644-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9264-4
Published: 26 October 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002437-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0243-7
Published: 12 October 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7507-4
Published: 19 August 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373889-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7388-9
... film cycle, the cultural imperialism of Disney, and the countercultural comix of the 1960s. The film performs a radical resignification and critique of the stereotype as commodity fetish, especially the continued naïve and uncritical circulation of this iconography through mass media. Through a textual...
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By Rosemary-Claire Collard
Published: 24 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012467-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1246-7
..., 142n6 animal fetishism: and auctions, 84, 89; and commodification, 16 18, 22, 25, 126; and commodity fetishism, 18 19, 25, 149n35; discursive enact- ments of, 19, 25; as double fetishism, 18 19, 22; and enclosure, 19, 24 25, 57 58, 126, 135; and exchange value, 132; increases in, 127; and mak...
Published: 24 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012467-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1246-7
... justified? This is a key question of this book, one answerable through consideration of how the exotic pet is fetishized not just as a commodity but also as an animal. Beyond Commodity Fetishism: Animal Fetishism and the Doubly Fetishized Exotic Pet Animals are not born, but made commodities. In this, they...
Published: 24 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012467-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1246-7
..., especially, about capital- ism s socio- ecological relationships, or the relationship between capitalism and animal life? I show how commodity fetishism where commodity ex- change creates the illusion of a world of objects that have lives of their own, masking the world of exploitative social relations...
Published: 11 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374527-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7452-7
.... Probing the question of value in capitalism as the central motor of the metaphoric work of the fetish, the chapter ends by considering what it might mean to imagine human incommensurability in a world beyond commodity-determined labor. ...
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By Rosemary-Claire Collard
Published: 24 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012467-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1246-7
... themselves, as the socio- natural properties of these things. . . . The products of the human brain appear as autonomous figures endowed with a life of their own. . . . I call this the fetishism which attaches itself to the products of labour as soon as they are produced as commodities. . . . This finished...
Published: 09 November 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012740-131
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1274-0
... famous formula about commodity fetishism, for Loti the buyer, the reified, zombie- like exchange of money for commodities as- sumes the fantastic form of a relation between living entities (1977a, 165). Fantastic because it miraculously turns the world upside down, where inti- mate qualities between...
Published: 14 September 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012726-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1272-6
..., 117 18 collaboration, 15 17, 23 24, 93 colonialism, 4 5, 41, 114 15, 136, 171 72 commodities, affective, 56, 91 92, 95 105 commodity fetish, 51, 96 97 243 Ind ex commodity image, 94 95 community arts proj ects, 139, 145 competition, 12, 28, 30 31, 33, 38, 93 94, 98 100, 105. See also economic...
Published: 15 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002666-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0266-6
... commodities, charms preserved their agency. Instead of destroying them, the transactions of the colonial era reinforced these patterns. 70 chapter two Beyond Gabon, the chapter thus brings a new perspective to the problem- idea of the fetish.1 Few scholars have been able to approach this history by looking...
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By Florence Bernault
Published: 15 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002666-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0266-6
... and social power/value. These tactics occurred along the possibility of exchanging people and objects across ritual and commodity markets; the alienability of these assets enhancing their mystical and/or organic agency. The same can be said of fetishes, a site for cross- racial attacks and investments...
Published: 11 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394587-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9458-7
... capitalism is more a way of life than a belief system, so that commodities are not religious, and it does not point to an ultimate signified as Christian art does. However, capitalism provides a cult system with its own elaborate set of beliefs and values (e.g., market as god, commodity as fetish...
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By Florence Bernault
Published: 15 May 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002666-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0266-6
... commensurability: of imaginaries, 201; value, 5 7, 119, 124 26, 131, 135, 198 commodification: of magic, 118; of people, 96, 123, 130, 196 97, 253n5, 290n7; trans- actional value in, 4 5 commodity: category of, 119; exchanges of, 124, 262n87; fetish as, 201; metal objects, 172. See also goods Compiègne, Louis...
Published: 24 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012467-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1246-7
... Macaque, and 1 Man Dead in Ohio. gq , February 6. http www.gq.com/news- politics/newsmakers/201203/terry- thompson- ohio - zoo- massacre- chris- heath- gq- february- 2012. Herod, Andrew, Graham Pickren, Al Rainnie, and Susan McGrath-Champ. 2013. Waste, Commodity Fetishism and the Ongoingness of Economic...