Clones, Fakes and Posthumans. Cultures of Replication.

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Clones, Fakes and Posthumans. Cultures of Replication.

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Description

Clones, Fakes and Posthumans: Cultures of Replication explores cloning and related phenomena that inform each other, like twins, fakes, replica, or homogeneities, through a cultural prism. ? ...We also explore possible relations between a cloning mentality and a consumer society that fosters a brand-name mentality. The construction and (coercive) implementation of copy-prone technological and symbolic items are at the very heart of the consumer society and its modes of mass production as they have emerged from and seek to articulate, define, and refine modernity and modernization .. from the publisher's website http://www.rodopi.nl/functions/search.asp?BookId=THAMYRIS+25

An internationally known scholar, Dr. Philomena Essed is a Professor of Critical Race, Gender & Leadership Studies in the PhD Program in Leadership and Change at Antioch University.

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ISBN

9789042034167

Publication Date

2012

Publisher

Rodopi

City

Amsterdam

Keywords

social values, cloning, forgery, mass production, aesthetics

Disciplines

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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