Foregrounding References: Discipline

There is a hole in The Provoked Economy that should have been filed up with the help of Jon McKenzie‘s Perform or Else: From Discipline to Performance (hat tip to Stevphen Shukaitis and to Ephemera): not just because of the connections the author establishes between cultural, organizational and technological repertoires of performance, but also, most importantly, for the link between all these and the crafts of pressure. The hole, yes, is that of discipline and precipitation. Why did not The Provoked Economy start with this beautiful piece of work? Answer: no time.

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