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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ANT3109: Contemporary Capitalism, Critique and Resistance

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Boltanski, L. and Chiapello, E. (2005) The New Spirit of Capitalism. London: Verso

Bourdieu, P. (1998) Acts of Resistance: Against the New Myths of our Time. Cambridge: Polity

Della Porta, D. (2015) Social Movements in Times of Austerity. Cambridge: Polity

Duménil, G. and Lévy, D. (2004) Capital Resurgent: The Roots of the Neoliberal Revolution, Boston, MA: Harvard University Press

Harvey, D. (2005) A Brief History of Neoliberalism, Oxford: Oxford University Press

Masquelier, C. (2017) Critique and Resistance in a Neoliberal Age: Towards a Narrative of Emancipation, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan