Paper $45.00 ISBN: 9780745311043 Published February 2001 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada
Cloth $112.00 ISBN: 9780745311050 Published February 2001 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada

Capital, Class & Technology in Contemporary American Culture: Projecting Post-Fordism

Nick Heffernan

Capital, Class & Technology in Contemporary American Culture: Projecting Post-Fordism

Nick Heffernan

Distributed for Pluto Press

256 pages | 5.90551 x 9.05512
Paper $45.00 ISBN: 9780745311043 Published February 2001 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada
Cloth $112.00 ISBN: 9780745311050 Published February 2001 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada
Contents
Introduction

Part 1. Late Capitalism, Fordism, Post-Fordism
1. Postmodernism and Late Capitalism
2. Class and Consensus, Ideology and Technology

Part 2. Putting 'IT' to Work: Post-Fordism, Information Technology and the Eclipse of Production
3. Making 'IT': The Soul of a New Machine
4. Faking 'IT': True Stories
5. Playing with 'IT': Microserfs

Part 3. Impotence and Omnipotence: The Cybernetic Discourse of Capitalism
6. Cybernetics, Systems Theory and the End of Ideology
7. Imaginary Resolutions: William Gibson's Cyberspace Trilogy
8. Artificial Intelligence and Class Consciousness: Blade Runner

Part 4. Capital, Class, Cosmopolitanism
9. Fordism, Post-Fordism and the Production of World Space
10. National Allegory and the Romance of Uneven Development: The Names
11. Blindness and Insight in the Global System: Until the End of the World

Conclusion: Questioning Fordism and Post-Fordism
Notes
Bibliography
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