Cool premonitions: Jean Baudrillard’s <i>America</i> version 2.0

Clist, Eleanor and Fulton, Samuel and Gilloch, Graeme and Holden, Shelan and Mergea, Tania and Redman, William and Rüegg, Lea and Simpson, Oliver and Wójtowicz, Marta and Zhang, Leksa and Simpson, Oliver and Gilloch, Graeme (2022) Cool premonitions: Jean Baudrillard’s <i>America</i> version 2.0. The Sociological Review, 70 (4). pp. 832-855. ISSN 0038-0261

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Abstract

Jean Baudrillard’s highly controversial book America (published in French 1986, English translation 1988) constitutes the point of departure for an undergraduate class writing project which began in 2020. Students were encouraged to respond to the following prompt: what would an America 2.0 look like today in the midst of the Trump presidency? Here we have assembled and arranged the numerous fragments contributed by the students and the editors as a collaborative enterprise in thinking and writing differently.

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Journal Article
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The Sociological Review
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176987
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03 Oct 2022 08:00
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