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Slow Food, Slow Communication Slow Capitalism. Practices of Resistance and the Colonization of Alterity)
Journal Title: SOCIOLOGIA E RICERCA SOCIALE  
Author/s: Antonio Di Stefano 
Year:  2014 Issue: 103 Language: Italian 
Pages:  21 Pg. 145-165 FullText PDF:  100 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SR2014-103007
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The slow movements offer an alternative life project in comparison to the mainstream paradigm of homo faber and homo communicans, and criticize capitalism that appears in the form of a perverse mechanism capable of colonizing vital spaces of individuals, through the dissimulation of its own power. The «new spirit of capitalism» suggests that the stigma and criticism to which capitalism is subjected is what bring its ability to reproduce and renew itself. The following paper will analyze the specific ways in which slow movements have become important «narrative representations», revealing their deep connection with the «dominant grammar» of the capitalist matrix.

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