The Resource The provoked economy : economic reality and the performative turn, Fabian Muniesa

The provoked economy : economic reality and the performative turn, Fabian Muniesa

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The provoked economy : economic reality and the performative turn
Title
The provoked economy
Title remainder
economic reality and the performative turn
Statement of responsibility
Fabian Muniesa
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Do instruments such as performance indicators, valuation formulas, consumer tests, stock prices or financial contracts represent an external reality? Or do they rather constitute, in a performative fashion, what they refer to? The Provoked Economy tackles this question from a pragmatist angle, considering economic reality as a ceaselessly provoked reality. It takes the reader through a series of diverse empirical sites - from public administrations to stock exchanges, from investment banks to marketing facilities and business schools - in order to explore what can be seen from such a demanding standpoint. It demonstrates that descriptions of economic objects do actually produce economic objects and that the simulacrum of an economic act is indeed a form of realization. It also shows that provoking economic reality means facing practical tests in which what ought to be economic or not is subject to elaboration and controversy. This book opens paths for empirical investigation in the social sciences, but also for the philosophical renewal of the critique of economic reality. It will be useful for students and scholars in social theory, sociology, anthropology, philosophy and economics"--
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1972-
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Muniesa, Fabian
Dewey number
306.3/6
Index
index present
LC call number
HB137
LC item number
.M86 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Culture, economy and the social
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  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General
  • Economic indicators
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Value
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The provoked economy : economic reality and the performative turn, Fabian Muniesa
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [131] - 157) and index
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volume
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rdacarrier
Content category
cutltext
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 160 pages
Isbn
9780415857130
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013044024
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unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)839397184
Label
The provoked economy : economic reality and the performative turn, Fabian Muniesa
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [131] - 157) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
cutltext
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 160 pages
Isbn
9780415857130
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013044024
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)839397184

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