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The Resource The utopia of rules : on technology, stupidity, and the secret joys of bureaucracy, David Graeber

The utopia of rules : on technology, stupidity, and the secret joys of bureaucracy, David Graeber

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The utopia of rules : on technology, stupidity, and the secret joys of bureaucracy
Title
The utopia of rules
Title remainder
on technology, stupidity, and the secret joys of bureaucracy
Statement of responsibility
David Graeber
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Where does the desire for endless rules, regulations, and bureaucracy come from? How did we come to spend so much of our time filling out forms? And is it really a cipher for state violence? To answer these questions, anthropologist David Graeber ... traces the peculiar and unexpected ways we relate to bureaucracy today, and reveals how it shapes our lives in ways we may not even notice"--Jacket
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Graeber, David
Dewey number
302.3/5
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
HM806
LC item number
.G73 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bureaucracy
  • Social structure
  • Power (Social sciences)
  • Liberalism
  • Technological innovations
  • Imagination
  • Stupidity
Label
The utopia of rules : on technology, stupidity, and the secret joys of bureaucracy, David Graeber
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the iron law of liberalism and the era of total bureaucratization -- Dead zones of the imagination : an essay on structural stupidity -- Of flying cars and the declining rate of profit -- The utopia of rules, or why we really love bureaucracy after all -- Appendix. On Batman and the problem of constituent power
Control code
ocn879582444
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
261 pages
Isbn
9781612193748
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Label
The utopia of rules : on technology, stupidity, and the secret joys of bureaucracy, David Graeber
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : the iron law of liberalism and the era of total bureaucratization -- Dead zones of the imagination : an essay on structural stupidity -- Of flying cars and the declining rate of profit -- The utopia of rules, or why we really love bureaucracy after all -- Appendix. On Batman and the problem of constituent power
Control code
ocn879582444
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
261 pages
Isbn
9781612193748
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, map

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