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La thèse du capitalisme cognitif : une mise en perspective historique et théorique


  • Carlo Vercellone

    () (CES - Centre d'économie de la Sorbonne - CNRS - Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - UP1 - Université Panthéon-Sorbonne)


This article outlines some elements for a marxist reading of the thesis of Cognitive Capitalism, a project that insists upon rereading the historical development of the knowledge economy from the point of view of the capital/labour relation. The first part of the article will be devoted to explaining outlines a method of analysis in order to the role of knowledge in the long-term development of capitalism. The second part of the article is dedicated to providing an historical perspective for the crisis of industrial capitalism and the transition towards cognitive capitalism.

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  • Carlo Vercellone, 2008. "La thèse du capitalisme cognitif : une mise en perspective historique et théorique," Université Paris1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Post-Print and Working Papers) halshs-00401880, HAL.
  • Handle: RePEc:hal:cesptp:halshs-00401880
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    1. Bénédicte Vidaillet & V. D'Estaintot & P. Abécassis, 2005. "Introduction," Post-Print hal-00287137, HAL.
    2. Monnier, Jean-Marie & Vercellone, Carlo, 2007. "Travail, genre et protection sociale dans la transition vers le capitalisme cognitif," European Journal of Economic and Social Systems, Lavoisier, vol. 20(1), pages 15-35.
    3. Peter Howitt, 2004. "Endogenous Growth, Productivity and Economic Policy: A Progress Report," International Productivity Monitor, Centre for the Study of Living Standards, vol. 8, pages 3-15, Spring.
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    1. Jean-Marie Monnier & Carlo Vercellone, 2017. "Basic income as primary income
      [Le revenu de base comme revenu primaire]
      ," Université Paris1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Post-Print and Working Papers) hal-01486202, HAL.


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