By Jodi Dean
Set opposed to the history of the commercial concern wrought by way of neoliberalism, the booklet engages with fresh paintings in modern media idea in addition to with thinkers akin to Giorgio Agamben, Jean Baudrillard, man Debord, Jacques Lacan, and Slavoj ?i?ek. via those engagements, Dean defends the provocative thesis that reflexivity in complicated networks is healthier understood through the psychoanalytic inspiration of the drives. She contends, furthermore, that examining networks by way of the drives permits us to understand their genuine, human measurement, that's, the sentiments and impacts that embed us within the system.
In remarkably transparent and lucid prose, Dean hyperlinks doubtless trivial and transitory updates from the hot mass tradition of the web to extra basic adjustments in subjectivity and politics. daily communicative exchangesÑfrom web publication posts to textual content messagesÑhave common results, results that not just undermine capacities for democracy but in addition entrap us in circuits of domination.
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Blog Theory: Feedback and Capture in the Circuits of Drive by Jodi Dean