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Chapter 2: Alternative economies We invite our readers to reconsider and rebalance our individual and collective engagement between theorizing and de- nouncing the multiple ways capitalism denies economic, social, and epistemic justice on one hand, and non-capitalist experiences redress economic, social, and epistemic justice on the other. And then to act in service of these latter. Zanoni et al., 2017, p. 584 Alterity and diversity Alternative economies –more specifically alternative economic and political spaces and practices – here, refers to the “performance

Die neue Share Economy: Bibliotheken der Dinge34 lung der Menschheit nicht zu gefährden, denn notwendig ist z.B. auch eine Er- nährungswende. Aber: Ohne das Sharing von Produkten dürfte dieses Ziel nicht erreicht werden. Sharing bzw. eine Share Economy ist folglich eine unverzichtba- re Strategie, um die soziale und ökologische Dimension einer Nachhaltigen Ent- wicklung zu fördern. Nur mittels Sharing können Lebensqualität und materieller Wohlstand weltweit entweder gesteigert oder erhalten werden, indes gleichzeitig der ökologische Fußabdruck der Menschheit

Money Matters and the Ethics of Representation

Beyond Economy Social Misery and Masochism in Post-Communist Serbian Society (Nikola Ležaić’s Film Tilva Roš) Tanja Zimmermann 1. Depicting social misery in Eastern Europe During the communist period, depictions of social misery in East and Southeast Europe remainedmostly hidden, and people on the brink, perceived as useless “pa- rasites”, were banished from the public sphere and even sent to jail or to a labour camp (Zubkova 2010; Jahn 2010: 135-147; Neuheiser 2011: 109, 110). After the end of communism, they returned to the visual sphere, but their images

New Perspectives on Economic Thinking in Great Britain
Die Arbeit an der Geschichte der Informationsgesellschaft
Series: Sozialtheorie
New Perspectives for a Sustainable Economy
Series: Global Studies

DCS | Digital Culture and Society | Vol. 5, Issue 1 | © transcript 2019 DOI 10.14361/dcs-2019-0105 The Political Economy of Cultural Memory in the Videogames Industry Emil Lundedal Hammar Abstract Following the materialist approaches to contemporary digital mem- ory-making, this article explores how unequal access to memory pro- duction in videogames is determined along economic and cultural lines. Based on semi-structured qualitative interviews with different European, Asian and North American historical game developers, I make the case for how materialist

Why Imagined Economies? John Clarke I begin with a puzzle: why talk about imagined economies? In everyday life, economies appear to be exactly the opposite of ‘imagined’: they are material, substantial, overpowering, forceful and constantly demanding our attention. Indeed, we are immersed in economies: we inhabit a global economy, a regional economy, a national economy (and live with the unsettling intersection between them). More abstractly, there are dis- cussions about financial economies (and their opposite ‘real econo- mies’); the learning

Cultures of Economy Theoretical Perspectives Jurij Murašov, Davor Beganović, Andrea Lešić 1. Introduction Thediscussion on “culture” and “economy” is a result of an essential theoretical shift observable since the mid-90s, when one economic crisis began to follow another – namely the crises in connection with the transition process in Eastern Europe and the various and permanent Euro crises, not to mention the cyclical global financial crises. This theoretical shift towards “culture” in academia as well as in the public and political discourses is a reaction to