Modernism and the Culture of Market Society
reads Wyndham Lewis's Tarr, Eliot's The Waste Land, and Joyce's Ulysses in depth.
The Virtuous Marketplace offers fresh and compelling insights into the market's role in forging new definitions of femininity and masculinity as well as into the uses of gender in France's difficult assimilation to market society
, but they view the conquest of intellectual and social
Despite its several flaws, this work is valuable in holding up a balanced and original set of concerns that readers may use in conducting their own evaluations of life in contempoary market society
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The first two chapters outline the nature of these changes, starting with a chapter on the eight crises listed above, and then dedicating an entire chapter to detailing the rise of market society
. The remainder of the book explores how these factors have affected such things as the housing market and the situation of youth, and turned the criminal justice system itself into a quasi-privatized market.
28) Showmen and their audiences were "playing with fraud," taking the anxieties and fears of an emerging market society
and making them into a new popular culture in which deception and illusion were absolutely central.
Taylor argues that these assorted crises are ultimately overdetermined by the rise of a post-Fordist market society
characterized by, among other things, the increasing commodification of society and a more prominent role for the private sector in all walks of life.
During the Renaissance and Enlightenment, critics of commercialization frequently objected to the "softness" and "effeminization" engendered by market society
. Rousseau, the archenemy of modern civil society, feared that martial virtue would decline, and wanted to use shame and fame to recreate his ideal Spartan community.
Rates of poverty among older Americans are lower than other segments of the population, but precisely because Social Security has played a role in mitigating the worst inequalities and vicissitudes of a market society
. We should not resolve the very real problems of the young by weakening a safety net that has served its purposes.
Scholars of education describe how public education is being sucked into a market society
in which citizenship is consumption, the public good is the maximization of private gain for a very few, and everything and everyone is a commodity from which surplus value must be extracted.