Andrew Reckwitz: The End of Illusions. Politics, Economics and Culture in the Late Modern
THE MIDDLE CLASS: Relevant in these corona times is whether Reckwitz's analysis opens up for a restructuring of the economy back to a "real economy" – from the cultural capitalism where the goods promise consumers symbolic, narrative, aesthetic and ethical experiences.
Heinz Bude / Alexander Sedlmaier / Christina von Hodenberg: Adorno for Ruinschildren: A History of 1968 / Consumption and Violence: Radical Protest in the Federal Republic / The Other Eighties: Social History of a Revolt
: Three newly published books about the sixty-eight provide partly surprising and new perspectives. All are written by scientists who do not even belong to this mythical generation.