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This article has been published in: Ocula 16, Semiotics of Economic Discourse

author: Paolo Sorrentino (Dipartimento di Comunicazione e Ricerca sociale, Università di Roma La Sapienza (IT))

Economy and power. The analysis of workspaces

language: italian

publication date: December 2015

abstract: In this paper we shall offer a theoretical recognition and a practical application of a selection of Michel Foucault's studies on the history of Economics, on the semiotic transformations of labour and on the dispositifs of power. With reference to the analysis of ‘Economy’s discourse’, we will refer to the lessons given by the French philosopher at the College de France in March 1979, while, when dealing with the “technologies of production of subjectivity” in workspaces, we will focus on Surveiller et punir. Finally, we will discuss our project of a ‘new’ workspace as well as the software interface for the management of human resources, in a bid to show the continuities, the discontinuities and the hybridizations of a discourse that seems to affect the shaping of our future time.

keywords: discorso economico, economic discourse, foucault, potere, economia, lavoro, spazio, power, economics, work, space

OCULA16-Sorrentino ➞ PDF [792Kb]

DOI: 10.12977/ocula49

citation information: Paolo Sorrentino, Economia e potere. L’analisi negli spazi di lavoro, "Ocula", vol.16, n.16, December 2015. DOI: 10.12977/ocula49


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