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Histories of Productivity : Genealogical Perspectives on the Body and Modern Economy (Hardcover)
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This volume provides a history of productivity, both as an economic concept and as a principle of the organization of production processes, showing how productivity became both a guiding concept of economic thought and a framing principle of a variety of economic practices. Offering perspectives on the emergence of the modern economy—at the intersection of economic and cultural history—the book historicizes and critiques the schemas of modern economic thought.