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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 139–148.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Benjamin Noys The work of Marx has often been treated as an ontology and metaphysics of labor, and this “ontology” has often been resisted in the name of life. In particular, in a series of recent theoretical works, the “savage ontology of life,” as Foucault names it, has been posed against...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 203–210.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Leo Parascondola Leo Parascondola Crossing the Remedial Bridge: Political Economy, Contingent Labor, and Differentiation Strategies in Higher Education This essay analyzes the creation of a particular type of adult literacy education, the college preparation "bridge...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 110–115.
Published: 01 November 2016
... . Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press . Hardt Michael Negri Antonio . 1994 . Labor of Dionysus: A Critique of the State Form . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . ———. 2004 . Multitude: War and Democracy in the Age of Empire . New York : Penguin . Harman Graham...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 116–138.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Rob Wilkie Video games have become a significant aspect of the technology industry, yet they have also become for many the image of an emerging contradiction said to reside at the heart of digital capitalism, namely that capitalism is no longer based upon the exploitation of workers' labor...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 149–159.
Published: 01 November 2016
... History of the Twenty-First Century . New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux . Hardt Michael Negri Antonio . 1994 . Labor of Dionysus: A Critique of the State Form . Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press . Jameson Fredric . 1991 . Postmodernism, or The Cultural Logic...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 160–170.
Published: 01 November 2016
...George Caffentzis After a short historical and conceptual introduction to the labor theory of value (LTV), it is noted that the oil industry presents a paradox to the LTV. How is it that oil companies employ relatively few workers and invest in a relatively large amount of machinery and still...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 171–181.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Jennifer Cotter New materialism claims to offer a postanthropocentric advance over historical materialism by displacing human labor with the “vital agency” of all matter: from humans to objects and machines. By equating people with the objects they produce and positing the autopoiesis of things...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 105–127.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Victor Cohen © 2008 the minnesota review 2008 Victor Cohen The Labor of Culture: An Interview with Michael Denning The 1930s are often considered a dull, didactic time in art and culture—falling off from the height of modernism as the US was mired in the Great...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 159–163.
Published: 01 May 2009
...-Committed Academic Labor Graduate workers have enough professional organizations—what we need are unions that win gains and exert collective worker power on the job.1 Organizing graduate workers’ unions that can do these things also necessitates reorganizing our relationships...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 191–196.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Katie Hogan © 2009 the minnesota review 2009 Katie Hogan What Is Criticism on Academic Labor For? There is a new criticism of academic labor, advocating both respect for intellectual work and equitable material conditions for students and faculty. This latest strand of criticism...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 124–141.
Published: 01 May 2020
.... The “politics of mobility” also determines migrants’ modes of conviviality and labor. Hage’s protagonists survive by maneuvering underground, in the interstices of the city, or in a cab, their space of work and mobility in the city, and using a rich verbal medley to tell its myriad stories. Thus Hage presents...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 80–106.
Published: 01 November 2015
...-granting universities. This situation amounts to an ethical crisis, not just a labor one. The myth that “competition” is an appropriate mainstay for hiring is a toxic one for the humanities, as the process frequently fails: qualified candidates are unsuccessful not as a result of their own shortcomings...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 81–100.
Published: 01 May 2016
... detail how the deep fidelity practiced by the central couple in the film — most powerfully on display in its unexpected climax — develops a concrete figure of the day-by-day labors, the unending process of remaking, renewal, and reinvention required in any authentic marriage and hence any truly utopian...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 107–118.
Published: 01 November 2015
... options are available for artistic and cultural projects that attempt to imagine their way through, and/or intervene in, the neoliberal forces producing these attritions in, and of, labor and life. Drawing from certain developments in postwar avant-garde art and culture (e.g., Debord's notion of drift...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 119–131.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Anne-Lise François This essay draws on the example of Emily Dickinson's experiments with meter and line to review the multiple valences that attach to precariousness, a term that is sometimes synonymous with précarité and the casualization of labor but that also carries a less negatively charged...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 62–86.
Published: 01 November 2011
... analysis—offers an exemplary case of an other side to the study of culture that is the verso of both proper disciplined intellectual labors and the imaginary Other of cultural studies. Lacan was long interested in the productive possibilities of mathematical formalizations. I argue that it is precisely...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 81–96.
Published: 01 May 2011
... militant films determined to skewer both the forces of political reactionism and the reformist wing of the labor movement. The first category is best personified by the now classic Kes (1969), while The Big Flame (1969) typifies the more didactic strand in Loach's work. Ironically enough, the Thatcher...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 81–94.
Published: 01 May 2005
... decade, scholars have returned to the study of working-class life and culture with renewed interest. New Working-Class Studies builds on foundations laid in several core fields, most notably Labor Studies, Labor History, and British and American cultural studies. They have provided...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 248–253.
Published: 01 May 2009
... that of adjunct instructors) is one of increasing reliance on our presence as the university’s reserve army of labor. In the last few decades, much activism, organizing, and criticism has reflected the ability of graduate students to accurately (and angrily) read and respond to our position as academic...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 155–159.
Published: 01 November 2006
... ranks of corporate executives. With this centralization has come a corresponding decrease in faculty governance and academic freedom. This has been facilitated by a growing reliance on contingent academic labor, including GAs, adjuncts, lecturers and other non-tenure track faculty...