Commodification

Sort By:
Decent Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Amazing Essays
Best Essays
    Page 1 of 33 - About 327 Essays
  • Good Essays

    be commodified, and that in some cases they are even resistant to commodification. Non-human intrinsic values do not seem to be allotted the same courtesy or respect. This could be because of the distinction previously discussed by Rolston, where non-human intrinsic values like nature, can not be considered the same way as human intrinsic values, meaning they are more susceptible to commodification. However, Mark Sagoff, an environmental philosopher and economist, disagrees with this claim, and argues in his book The Economy of the Earth: Philosophy, Law and the Environment that the environment cannot be considered an economic good and therefore should be considered as an end in itself and be preserved. Sagoff’s views are consistent with views presented by Elizabeth Anderson with regards to the constraints set on markets, arguing for the ethical consideration of the environment. To begin, in chapter 5 of his book Sagoff’s argues for the…

    • 1101 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Commodification

    • 1875 Words
    • 8 Pages

    The Commodification of Black Women’s Hair The politics of Black women’s hair can be traced back centuries, but the commodification has become especially dangerous within the last thirty years. The fear and shame associated with Black women wearing their hair in natural, unaltered hairstyles has been ingrained from childhood. The issue could also be considered an extremely gendered topic, as Black men do not have nearly as harsh of guidelines and criticism for their hairstyle choices. It has…

    • 1875 Words
    • 8 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    social media platforms like as Facebook exist as ‘free’ spaces for social interaction with our friends and family, freedom of expression, and connecting with other users. However, many scholars argue that the convenience of social media – where we can use Facebook without paying money– comes with the cost of our privacy and our free labour. User commodification are significant issues in studies of social media. In his book The Political Economy of Communication (2009), Vincent Mosco defines…

    • 881 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Decent Essays

    4. The commodification of bodies is basically saying that bodies have a price. Commodification means to give price to something that does not typically have a value. So the commodification of bodies means that bodies should not be given a price. So when you give price to a body you are defining the worth of that body. One of the best ways that this has been seen is in the sex industry. The sex industry uses the appeal of a nature to be drawn to sexual objects. They do this typically through…

    • 545 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Good Essays

    information about “how the effects of the state institution and state policies operate to fulfill this general maintenance function.” (p. 51). In applying the method of power structure research, instrumentalists Marxist based on two theoretical principles taken from Capital volume I. These principles are the Principle of Commodification and the General Law of Capitalist Accumulation. The basic notion of the principle of commodification is the capitalism converts all use values to exchange…

    • 733 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Decent Essays

    Commodifications have changed the world in many ways. When Native Americans first had contact with Europeans they had totally different views about the landscape. Contact is immediate proximity, closeness, or association. Landscape is everything that can see and even things that you can not see, minerals, and land that you can not see. Europeans also brought many commodifications with them. Commodifications are the something that is taking and turned into something else like steel is made of…

    • 434 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Decent Essays
  • Good Essays

    Indigenous Art has been commodified by western colonization throughout time. Western interest in resources and skills possessed by Natives has continuously led to the exoticism of native art. This phenomenon, has also removed most native art from its original context, therefore stripping it of its earlier importance and functionality. Western commodification of art is a popular topic today as society has become more interested in the concept of cultural appropriation. However, dressing as a…

    • 993 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    “Globalization, Tourism and the Commodification of Imagination: Ethnography of Backpacking.” Adrian Nieoczym (2003). This study is a generalized type of approach in examining the Globalization, Tourism and Commodification of Imagination exclusively for the ethnography of the backpackers in the country of Columbia. Since this study is general the content of it discussed about the customs of individual cultures through the actual interviews from surreal backpackers gathered by Mr. Adrian Nieoczym,…

    • 880 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    The first exposure I had to domestic labor was when my mother was let go from her job that she worked at for almost eight years. Eventually she was hired as a nanny for a family who were expecting a son. My mother is naturally a nurturing woman so she cared for the newborn as if he was her own child. Eventually, the parents of the newborn got into a nasty argument that led to a divorce. The father of the newborn had a hectic lifestyle so my mother would spend significant number of hours at her…

    • 362 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Good Essays

    Commodification is the process by which material objects are turned into marketable goods with monetary value based on equivalent commodities. In relation, the Marx idea of commodity fetishism is related to this by which all value is derived from an abstract unknowable meaning, and the original meaning or use is absolutely gone. Commodification is evident Ed Kienholz’s watercolor artworks. In exchange for a service or material possession, he would offer a watercolor painting as payment. He was…

    • 297 Words
    • 2 Pages
    Good Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 33