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Unformatted text preview: topic 4 section 2 module 1 18:16 Demand your freedom Tool in corporation Govern effectively Spectacle China Beijing spectacle Event that allows people to get excited about their country Game designed the futility of individual effort • Short careers • Interchangeable Teams of anonymous players Every aspect of life is efficiently and effectively governed by the majors NO RESISTANCE People are disempowered of control of their lives. Majors are securing their political power through coercion and repression Control lives suppressing individualism and intensifying spectacle Rollerball is highly political….game this was never meant to be a game The winning or securing of active consent to a particular understanding or position of authority… Such yhat it appears to be common sense TAKEN FOR GRANTED Hegemonic power and contestation • Secured very infrequently • Idealogical battle ( a struggle over meaning) •...
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2011 for the course KNES 287 taught by Professor Ryan during the Fall '08 term at Maryland.
- Fall '08