Clones, Fakes and Posthumans. Cultures of Replication.
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.
social values, cloning, forgery, mass production, aesthetics
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Essed, Philomena and Schwab, Schwab, "Clones, Fakes and Posthumans. Cultures of Replication." (2012). Faculty Book Gallery. 1.