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    Quasi-Objects, Cult Objects and Fashion Objects.Bjørn Schiermer - 2011 - Theory, Culture and Society 28 (1):81-102.
    This article attempts to rehabilitate the concept of fetishism and to contribute to the debate on the social role of objects as well as to fashion theory. Extrapolating from Michel Serres’ theory of the quasi-objects, I distinguish two phenomenologies possessing almost opposite characteristics. These two phenomenologies are, so I argue, essential to quasi-object theory, yet largely ignored by Serres’ sociological interpreters. They correspond with the two different theories of fetishism found in Marx and Durkheim, respectively. In the second half of (...)
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    On the Ageing of Objects in Modern Culture: Ornament and Crime.Bjørn Schiermer - 2016 - Theory, Culture and Society 33 (4):127-150.
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    The Veil of the Masses: Collectivity and Experience in Walter Benjamin.Bjørn Schiermer - 2016 - Constellations 23 (4):494-506.
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