9.1.2011 Affective Labor - Michael Hardt

9.1.2011 Affective Labor - Michael Hardt - 9.1.2011...

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9.1.2011 Affective Labor Michael Hardt (+ Antionio Negri) - Immaterial Labor “labor that produces an immaterial good” o Immaterial good services, knowledge, communication, and affect (feelings) o Material goods Cars Typewriters TVs Everything was centered around the production of material goods o Production of immaterial goods embodies “the processes whereby our laboring practices produce collective subjectivities (what we do for work), sociality, and ultimately creates society” Believes this shapes our intimate relationships Collective subjectivities the process by which we are made as people Shared experiences Subjectivity ties you together to share experience, and creating relationships. This also creates sociality - Teleology of economic Production (Developed Countries-West) o Pre 19 th Century – Agricultural and Mining Economic base o 19 th Century - Industrial Transition to modernization The rise of manufacturing industry is the economic base in first world
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2012 for the course SOCI 220gm taught by Professor ? during the Fall '11 term at USC.

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