The New Spirit of Capitalism

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About the Author
Luc Boltanski teaches sociology at the EHESS, Paris. He is the author of numerous books, including The Making of a Class and The New Spirit of Capitalism.

Eve Chiapello is an associate professor at the HEC School of Management, Paris. She is the author of Artistes versus Managers.

Gregory Elliott is a member of the editorial collective of Radical Philosophy and author of Althusser: The Detour of Theory and Labourism and the English Genius: The Strange Decay of Labour England?.
"This massive book is an astonishing combination--an ideological and cultural analysis, a socio-historical narrative, an essay in political economy, and a bold piece of engaged advocacy ... a dizzying theoretical tour."
--New Left Review

"A major contribution to the literature in the field and to scholars beyond French borders."
--Times Higher Education

"A wide-ranging, nuanced sociological inquiry into the nature of contemporary work."

"[A] vast and ambitious work, which is inscribed in a great tradition of theoretical and critical sociology."
--Le Monde

"This magnificent book [is] the sociology of a whole generation which capitalism caught on the wrong foot. In more than 800 pages which one devours like a great novel, the book furnishes new weapons for the renewal of the Left."

"This book will no doubt come to be regarded as a contemporary classic of political economy and political sociology."
--Political Studies Review

"Ambitious and fascinating."
--Le Nouvel Observateur

"A wonderful book."
--William Davies, author of The Happiness Industry