The End of Individualism and the Economy: Emerging Paradigms of Connection and Community


The individual as a key term“Modern Times”Introduction to “the individual”Contrasting perspectivesThe individual and the socialSupra-individual influences, such as language and cultureLanguageCulturePeriodizationHistory of the selfCorporateIntellectual historyCultural historyHistory of sexualityComparativeFutureCategoriesProperty rights and human rightsInterrogating “the individual”MethodologyA collective turn?BibliographyProperty and reificationIntroductionThe individual and property — reifying abstractionsConcept of propertyTransition periodCritiques of LockeReificationReification of propertyReification of the individualReification of moneyReification of the stateThe importance of reificationThe individual and property ownershipThe mind/body problem“Fictional commodities”Morality of self-ownershipThe role of doubles in capitalismThe bodyBiopoliticsCentrality of the individualDivisions and separationsConclusionBibliographyThe public/private divideIntroductionThe historical institution methodHistory of the individualThe institutions of liberal governmentalityPolanyiMarxIntegration of “self” and “society”RepresentationForms of representationEqualityMoney and property as representation“Property rights”SummaryBibliographyThe shaping of the modern liberal stateIntroductionWhat is the ideal liberal state?Neoliberal epistemologyModel of the liberal stateImportance of historicizing money, property, and the nation-stateTurning points in the evolution of the liberal stateLong-distance trade in the MediterraneanPeasant mode of productionCommunesCity-statesCompeting forms in EuropePressures of trade, colonisation and marEighteenth-century liberal revolutionsPressures of the labor movementExceptional Eastern EuropeThe Haps burg EmpirePrussiaLiberal reactionNationalismLiberalism and empire and its contradictionsWorld Wars I and IIMethodologyDefinition of “capitalism”Fault lines/contradictionsBibliographyThe economics of “autophagy”: Implications of the economy as “machine”IntroductionThe modern liberal stateDefinition of capitalismProduction with human instrumentsMental/manual hierarchyAbstractionFormation of “fictitious” commoditiesLaborMoneyHybrid commoditiesThe role of the householdFinance and automatic rate of returnMass consumption and identity politicsReversal of life and deathSmith’s “invisible hand”MarxRepeal of the “right to live”“Biopolitics”EnergyRecovery of agency with the public/private divideThe post-human futureConclusionBibliographyMethods of social scienceSocial science methods“Objectivity” in social scienceOpeningsDebate on methodologiesFirst-person pluralPerformativityHistorical institutional methodologyReflexivityValuesLanguageBiographies, institutions, and valuesMoney as a bridge between material and idealA linguistic turn in economicsNarrative economicsIdentity economicsPerformative financeHistory o f capitalismCategories of exclusion: the literature of post-colonial, feminist, stratification economicsInterdisciplinary /natural scienceThe “view from nowhere”: objective ranking in a society of “equals”The modern individualDisciplinary limitationsNew subjectivityConclusionBibliography“Unique individuals”IntroductionBorders and boundariesDefinition of propertyThe relationship of “ownership”Literature on freedomMoney as a symbol of valueReification as a language gameModern financial systemsUnique institutionsCorporationsLabor market institutionsFamilyChurchOthersNationSummaryModern cultureThere are only “individuals”ConclusionBibliographyThe property paradigmProperty paradigm as a world viewThe embedded individual, institutions, and world viewMoney is the mirror for the “looking-glass self”Gender as a special categoryFormation of the subject in discourseThe otherThe JewThe black youthRecognitionNew media and the public sphereNeoliberalism and the public/private divideNext stage of capitalism?The leader for our timeNoteBibliographyContradictionsIntroductionThe individualPolitics of property in the personIndividuation as disciplineInequalityDefinition of democracyProperty protectionsContradictionsCase study: structure of post-war stimulus for housingProduction of spaceHousing and mortgage debt as disciplinary deviceExplaining the “neoliberal turn”Contemporary periodBibliographyBacklashDouble movementThe power of ideas: Hayek vs. PolanyiStructure of the welfare systemFramework of micro and macroeconomicsInstitutional economicsTime and spaceCrisis of representationPopulismBacklashA Shift from individual to groupsA Shift from equal to hierarchicalResponse to invidious comparisonsChange in political strategyThe ambiguous welfare statePopulism in the US and EuropeConclusionBibliographyAlternativesParadigmsModernityStandpointsTechnologyCulturesEnvironmental ethicsPricing the environmentDeclaration of interdependenceNew subjectivityUnified vision of a single earthTerrestrialsUnified electron chain for consilience?Alternative institutionsGlobal ecological federationConclusionBibliographyMethodologyCentrality of “the individual”Legacy of propertyThe individual and propertyEquality and dominationProperty and governanceReificationMobilityRelationshipsEthicsIssuesAlternative world viewAlternative institutionsResistanceTrendsBibliography
 
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