Archivi del mese: luglio 2014

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The Valley of the Clueless. The German public sphere and the Euro crisis.

Since the financial and economical crisis in the EU has led to strong conflicts between the states of the Euro zone, the political communication in the EU has left the form of a transnational, growing shared public sphere and assumes … Continua a leggere

Pubblicato in Democracy Disfigured | Contrassegnato , , , , | Lascia un commento

Models of Subjectivity for Interpreting the Crisis. A Contribution to William James’ Analysis of Emotions and Consciousness.

The concept of subjectivity, a philosophical model that interprets emotions as perplexing elements of human sensitivity, has been persisting since ancient times. Even though there have been alternative paradigms, the modern thought since Descartes has been founded on the contrast … Continua a leggere

Pubblicato in Subjectivity and the Crisis | Contrassegnato , , , , , , | Lascia un commento

Precarious lives: the production of subjectivity in the contemporary society

In the text Frames of war, Judith Butler analyzes the concept of precariousness as generalized human status: we are “precarious lives” because our persistence depends upon social and political forces, that determine our dependency by the world. In the present time, … Continua a leggere

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Austerity in Discourse: An EU/US Comparison

Definitions of austerity vary from “sternness or severity of manner or attitude” including “extreme plainness and simplicity of style or appearance” and ”conditions characterized by severity, sternness, or asceticism” as in “a simple life of prayer and personal austerity” to … Continua a leggere

Pubblicato in The Current Crisis from the Perspective of Gender | Contrassegnato , , , , , | Lascia un commento

Women’s narratives of Europe. Crisis and construction of European identity.

This paper presents original findings from a research project aiming to analyze the change of identities related to the process of European integration and the influence of the local, national and supranational dimensions in the conceptualization of Europe. It assumes that the … Continua a leggere

Pubblicato in The Current Crisis from the Perspective of Gender | Contrassegnato , , , , , | Lascia un commento

Detroit, Capital of the XXth Century

“Fordism” has been used in different disciplines – politics in the first place, but also economic and social sciences – as the key concept to understand labor organisation and industrial relations at the core of the “Age of Extremes” in Europe, the USA, … Continua a leggere

Pubblicato in Capitalism and Social Cohesion | Contrassegnato , , , , , , | Lascia un commento