New PDF release: Blog Theory: Feedback and Capture in the Circuits of Drive

By Jodi Dean

ISBN-10: 0745649696

ISBN-13: 9780745649696

ISBN-10: 074564970X

ISBN-13: 9780745649702

Blog Theory deals a serious conception of up to date media. Furthering her account of communicative capitalism, Jodi Dean explores the methods new media practices like running a blog and texting catch their clients in in depth networks of pleasure, construction, and surveillance. Her wide-ranging and theoretically wealthy research extends from her own reviews as a blogger, via media histories, to newly rising social community structures and applications.

Set opposed to the history of the industrial concern wrought through neoliberalism, the ebook engages with contemporary paintings in modern media conception in addition to with thinkers similar to Giorgio Agamben, Jean Baudrillard, man Debord, Jacques Lacan, and Slavoj ?i?ek. via those engagements, Dean defends the provocative thesis that reflexivity in advanced networks is better understood through the psychoanalytic thought of the drives. She contends, furthermore, that analyzing networks when it comes to the drives allows us to know their genuine, human measurement, that's, the sentiments and impacts that embed us within the system.

In remarkably transparent and lucid prose, Dean hyperlinks likely trivial and transitory updates from the recent mass tradition of the net to extra primary alterations in subjectivity and politics. daily communicative exchangesÑfrom web publication posts to textual content messagesÑhave frequent results, results that not just undermine capacities for democracy but additionally entrap us in circuits of domination.

Show description

Read Online or Download Blog Theory: Feedback and Capture in the Circuits of Drive PDF

Similar media studies books

Download e-book for kindle: Power of Scandal: Semiotic and Pragmatic in Mass Media by P. Johannes Ehrat SJ

Are there occasions which are inherently scandalous? energy of Scandal reveals that the very proposal of 'scandal' is derived no longer from an occasion, yet from public opinion - which, in flip, is construed via media narratives. Scandal is robust as a result of its skill to problem associations via destabilizing their legitimacy.

Benedikt-Peter Fecher's Das Bild einer erfolgreichen, kundenorientierten PDF

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2007 im Fachbereich Medien / Kommunikation - Medienökonomie, -management, notice: 1,3, Universität Erfurt, 15 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: „Dauerhafte Exzellenz braucht dauerhaften Wettbewerb“, postuliert Professor Matthias Kleiner, Präsident der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) in seiner Ansprache zum Neujahrsempfang 2007 und spielt damit auf den künftigen Wettstreit um Fördergelder unter den deutschen Hochschulen an.

New PDF release: Architecture as a Performing Art (Ashgate Studies in

How do constructions act with humans and between humans within the performances of existence? This number of essays unearths a deep alliance among structure and the appearing arts, uncovering its roots in old tales, and tracing a continual culture of proposal that emerges in modern perform.

Methodological Reflections on Researching Communication and - download pdf or read online

This ebook identifies the strengths and weaknesses of alternative methodological techniques to analyze in verbal exchange and social switch. It examines the methodological possibilities and demanding situations occasioned via speedy technological affordances and society-wide ameliorations. This research presents grounded insights on those concerns from a large variety of educated teachers and skilled practitioners.

Extra info for Blog Theory: Feedback and Capture in the Circuits of Drive

Example text

Download PDF sample

Blog Theory: Feedback and Capture in the Circuits of Drive by Jodi Dean


by Jason
4.3

Rated 4.44 of 5 – based on 18 votes