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* Psychopolitics. Neoliberalism and New Technologies of Power. by Byung-Chul Han. Verso, November 2017

URL = https://www.versobooks.com/books/2505-psychopolitics

Exploring how neoliberalism has discovered the productive force of the psyche

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From the publisher:

"Byung-Chul Han, a star of German philosophy, continues his passionate critique of neoliberalism, trenchantly describing a regime of technological domination that, in contrast to Foucault’s biopower, has discovered the productive force of the psyche. In the course of discussing all the facets of neoliberal psychopolitics fuelling our contemporary crisis of freedom, Han elaborates an analytical framework that provides an original theory of Big Data and a lucid phenomenology of emotion. But this provocative essay proposes counter-models too, presenting a wealth of ideas and surprising alternatives at every turn."