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    The Culture Industry

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    In today’s western capitalist societies individuals are consciously and subconsciously immersed into the constantly growing world of technology, with the internet, social media and global connectivity. This emergence of new media and technology has profound effects on society and individuals. Thus, bringing forth the theory of ‘the Culture Industry’ and its relevance today. The culture industry argument was developed by Adorno and Horkheimer and focuses on the effects of capitalist mass media and cultural commodities on society, and whether its effects are still relevant. Today ownership of cultural production continuously grows, increasing the standardisation of commodities being mass produced and consumed (Cook, 1996). The internet and social…

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    consumption is reduced it means that soon the company may go out of business (Gilmore, et al., 2010). The health regulations are also banning the company from making adverts o the tobacco commodities, and that’s is hurting the company’s customers base. The company will find it very difficult to explore new markets given that most if the clients don’t have the information regarding the commodity and the only way to inform then, is by the use if adverts but then the use of such is being banned.…

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    Commodity Fetishism

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    adhere to norms in order to fit in with the rest, thus these norms essentially hold power over individuals and the population. Furthermore, power has a significant role in both creating norms and controlling behavior because people tend to yield to power and conform to a system that the power figure establishes. In his writings on commodity fetishism, German philosopher and revolutionary socialist Karl Marx, well-known for his 1848 pamphlet The Communist Manifesto, argues that in commodities,…

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    Commodity Chain Analysis Paper Through the expansion of globalization, the integration among people of different nations has grown exponentially, which has resulted in the reliance upon international relationships. These relationships are represented by international trade and investments which have contributed to the interchanging of world views and certain cultural aspects. This interchanging has led to the development of a global market with social, cultural, economic, and environmental…

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    Commodity Exchanges

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    Keywords: Social Relations, Reciprocities and Network Trading (Internal and External) Commodity Exchanges Money and Gift Identity: Outsiders/Foreigners (Threatening Aspect) Trade and tensions in the social economic relations Constituting network relation requires stability of social economy; therefore trade may bring peace, as it requires generosity, hospitality, and honor of human being through contractual gifts (Mauss, 1967, Polanyi, 2001). The system of economic exchange brings people to…

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    Record Analysis Essay

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    For example, a handle on a mug allows you to hold the mug without burning your hand. In the case of this record, the principle of affordance is somewhat diminished in a physical sense. I could play any record from my collection in the circumstances. However, it depends upon the end I am attempting to facilitate. I could play a faster, more hard-edged piece of music and afford a differing reaction from a crowd. Yet, when endeavouring to convey a particular emotion or mood, I opt for Acamar. Music…

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    Commodity Money

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    1. Commodity Money - Commodity money is money backed by its actual value. The object has worth because of its material. Items such as gold or silver would be considered commodity money because gold and silver have a value that is not held by faith. 2. Fiat Money - Fiat money is currency established by a government or law. Fiat money does not hold actual value. U.S tender is worth the number printed on the bill because we have faith that it will hold true. If citizens did not have faith that the…

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    Commodity Fetishism Essay

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    sign is because it reminded me of Karl Marx and his theory of capitalism, or to be more specific, commodity fetishism. Although society today is past the times of the industrial revolution, capitalism is still extremely prevalent in today’s society. Capitalism can be defined as “an economic system characterized by private ownership of property or capital (as opposed to state ownership), sale of commodities on the open market, the purchase of labour for wages, and the impetus to generate…

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    Commodity Failure

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    Commodity damaged:- Pest of dried cowpeas, moong beans, soybeans, lentil and gram. Propensities and History:- Eggs are stood outside of beans and heartbeats. Hatchlings on bring forth bore into seed and encourage inside the entire heartbeat, taking 2 weeks to 6 months to create before pupating there. Six or seven eras may happen every year. Grown-ups might likewise assault the product in the fields. Hatchlings bite close to the surface and leave a slender covering uneaten which shows up as a…

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    Marx explained in chapter one what a commodity was and the difference between exchange value and use value. A commodity is used to in order exchange for another commodity, therefore keeping trade and the labor force alive. As Marx would say “A means to an end”. Marx says “commodities must be realized as values before they can be realized as use values” (179) which further supports his point. Then they split off into either use value or exchange value which separate the commodities. One must…

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