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Andrew Ross (philosopher)


Who is Andrew Ross?

Andrew Ross is a professor in the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University. A writer for The New York Times, Artforum, The Nation, Newsweek and The Village Voice, he is also the author and/or editor of numerous books. Much of his writing focuses on labour, the urban environment, and the organisation of work, from the Western world of business and high-technology to conditions of offshore labour in the Global South. Making use of social theory as well as ethnography, his writing questions the human and environmental cost of economic growth, has an activist, alternative globalisation approach, and emphasises principles of sustainability.

  • born on (59 years ago) in Scotland
  • nationality: United States of America, United Kingdom
  • education:
  • profession: Philosopher
  • written works: "The Celebration Chronicles: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Property Value in Disney's New Town", "The microscope", "John Philip, 1775-1851", "Blantyre Mission and the making of modern Malawi", "A vision betrayed", "David Livingstone", "The failure of modernism", "Nice work if you can get it", "Techno-ethics and tele-ethics"
  • award: - Guggenheim Fellowship for Social Sciences, US & Canada (Anthropology & Cultural Studies)

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