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manufacturing consent 2 of 2

You may have heard of the book by Noam Chomsky (and Ed Herman) with the same title as this video. But actually the ideas in this video are based on a different book by the same title, "Manufacturing Consent" by Michael Burawoy, which was written in 1979, years before the Chomsky book. Chomsky's book is about the institutional structure of the media and they way this imposes an ideology upon a society. Burawoy argues that the structure of capitalist social relations generates its own ...
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Time: 10:01 More in Education
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work 1 of 2

This video is a brief overview of changes in the labor process under capitalism. Many of the ideas are from Harry Braverman's "Labor and Monopoly Capital" and from vol. 1 of Marx's Das Kapital. I hope this video to be first in a long series I plan to call "A Brief History of Crisis" about the evolution of modern society under capitalism- a series that will eventually bring us up to the present crisis. Full text of this video can be found at kapitalism101.wordpress.com
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Time: 09:59 More in Education
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robots vs luddites 1 of 2

Why would a Luddite break a machine? What is the social significance of software piracy? These questions and more are pondered in this brief discussion of the concept of the "forces and relations of production" in Industrial Revolution and the Information Revolution. Full text at: kapitalism101.wordpress.com music by a great Trio from the West Coast called "Beep". Check them out at myspace.com/beeptrio
Views: 1091
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Time: 10:01 More in Education
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manufacturing consent 1 of 2

You may have heard of the book by Noam Chomsky (and Ed Herman) with the same title as this video. But actually the ideas in this video are based on a different book by the same title, "Manufacturing Consent" by Michael Burawoy, which was written in 1979, years before the Chomsky book. Chomsky's book is about the institutional structure of the media and they way this imposes an ideology upon a society. Burawoy argues that the structure of capitalist social relations generates its own ...
Views: 1314
104 ratings
Time: 10:01 More in Education
  • Category: Video

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