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Title For a pragmatics of the useless / Erin Manning.
Author Manning, Erin, author.
Publication Durham : Duke University Press, 2020.
Description pages cm
Series Thought in the act
Thought in the act.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Fugitively, Approximately -- For a Pragmatics of the Useless: A Politics of the Infrathin, in Preamble -- Toward a Politics of Immediation: The Subject -- pocket practice - nestingpatching -- What Things Do When They Shape Each Other -- pocket practice -backgroundingforegrounding -- Experimenting with Immediation: Collaboration and the Politics of Fabulation: A -- Laboratory for Thought in Motion -- Practicing the Schizz -- interlude - How Do We Repair? -- Me Lo Dijo un Pajarito: Neurodiversity, Black Life, and the University As We know It -- pocket practice - livingloving -- Not at a Distance: On Touch, Synesthesia, and Other Ways of Knowing -- pocket practice - ticcingflapping -- Cephalopod Dreams: Finance at the Limit -- coda - schizzinganarchiving
Summary "Leading with the proposition that "all black life is neurodiverse life," For a Pragmatics of the Useless explores how value is produced in the context of resolutely white, neurotypical modes of existence, proposing schizoanalysis as a mode of practice that opens the way for other ways of living and learning"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Racism -- Psychological aspects.
Psychoanalysis and racism.
Related To Online version:
Manning, Erin For a pragmatics of the useless Durham : Duke University Press, 2020. 9781478012597 (DLC) 2020014224
ISBN 9781478011071

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