‘Capitalism’ as False Consciousness
Graham, Philip W. (2006) ‘Capitalism’ as False Consciousness. Studies in Language and Capitalism, 1, pp. 57-76.
The assertion on which this paper is based is that Capitalism has been superseded by Corporatism. I put forward an argument as to why Marxist scholars can and should abandon the idea that Capitalism still exists based on Marx’s approach to understanding political economy. Further, I argue that Marx’s method can be deployed to better understand and change the corporatist system in which we are currently living first by understanding what it means to be “labour” in a system governed by complex structures of debt.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||Online journal, full text of article freely available online|
|Keywords:||Marx, structures of debt, corporatist, labour|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > LINGUISTICS (200400) > Linguistics not elsewhere classified (200499)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > LINGUISTICS (200400) > Language in Culture and Society (Sociolinguistics) (200405)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty|
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
|Copyright Owner:||Philip Graham|
|Deposited On:||18 Jan 2010 14:47|
|Last Modified:||16 Sep 2010 22:24|
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