Dromoeconomics: Towards a Political Economy of Speed
Armitage, John & Graham, Philip W. (2001) Dromoeconomics: Towards a Political Economy of Speed. Parallax, 7(1), pp. 111-123.
In this article we present an alternative theoretical perspective on contemporary cultural, political and economic practices in advanced countries. Like other articles in this issue of parallax, our focus is on conceptualising the economies of excess. However, our ideas do not draw on the writings of Georges Bataille in The Accursed Share, but principally on Virilio’s Speed & Politics: An Essay on Dromology and Marx’s Capital and the Grundrisse.4 Using a modest synthesis of tools provided by these theorists, we put forward a tentative conceptualisation of ‘dromoeconomics’, or, a political economy of speed.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||hypermodernism, hypercapitalism, Marx, linguistics|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > CULTURAL STUDIES (200200) > Cultural Theory (200204)|
|Divisions:||Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation|
|Deposited On:||18 Jan 2010 05:20|
|Last Modified:||16 Sep 2010 12:24|
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