La nueva división internacional del trabajo Cultural

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Toby Miller


La economía política radical dió lugar al concepto de la Nueva División Internacional del Trabajo Cultural (NICL). Este parte de comprender las situaciones de desigualdad que se producen a diario tanto en el trabajo como en la vida doméstica. Aunque los trabajadores generan valor, rara vez se benefician proporcionalmente de este debido al poder del capital. Mientras que la economía neoclásica o burguesa asume que la oferta y demanda determinan el precio de los productos básicos, la economía política examina el papel del Estado y el capital en el control de mano de obra y la ideologización de consumidores y ciudadanos. En otras palabras, la economía ortodoxa se concentra en los mercados, considerándolos como las joyas de la conducta humana; el enfoque heterodoxo desafía este enfoque sobre el consumo, haciendo hincapié en la producción como una fuente de valor y un espacio de control. En este trabajo se analiza como el NICL se ha convertido en un modelo para la explotación en todos los territorios, las industrias y ocupaciones, por lo que ejercer un pensamiento crítico sigue siendo vital. Analíticamente, tenemos que centrarnos en la división del trabajo como una herramienta teórica, empírica, y de organización si queremos entender el trabajo diario de una manera que pueda enriquecerlo y liberarlo de acuerdo con las experiencias y las necesidades tanto de los trabajadores como ecológicas.


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Miller, Toby. 2016. La Nueva División Internacional Del Trabajo Cultural. Revista ICONO 14. Revista Científica De Comunicación Y Tecnologías Emergentes 14 (2), 97-121.
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Toby Miller, Universal of California (UCR)

Toby Miller is a British-Australian-US interdisciplinary social scientist. He is the author and editor of over 30 books, has published essays in more than 100 journals and edited collections, and is a frequent guest commentator on television and radio programs.

His research covers the media, sports, labor, gender, race, citizenship, politics, and cultural policy, as well as the success of Hollywood overseas and the adverse effects of electronic waste. Miller’s work has been translated into Chinese, Japanese, Swedish, German, Spanish and Portuguese. He has been a Media Scholar in Residence at Sarai, the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies in India, Becker Lecturer at the University of Iowa, a Queensland Smart Returns Fellow in Australia, Honorary Professor at the Center for Critical and Cultural Studies, University of Queensland, CanWest Visiting Fellow at the Alberta Global Forum in Canada, and an International Research collaborator at the Centre for Cultural Research in Australia.

Among his books, SportSex was a Choice Outstanding Title for 2002 and A Companion to Film Theory a Choice Outstanding Title for 2004. Born in the United Kingdom and brought up in England, India, and Australia, Miller earned a B.A. in history and political science at the Australian National University in 1980 and a Ph.D. in philosophy and communication studies at Murdoch University in 1991. He taught at Murdoch, Griffith University, and the University of New South Wales and was a professor at New York University from 1993 to 2004, when he joined the University of California, Riverside. Miller retired in December 2013.


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