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The double crisis of governability and governmentality

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Abstract:

Neoliberal globalisation and insecurity are combining to make it difficult for national governments to act effectively and accountably, and thus are creating a crisis of confidence in conventional politics. This is what is driving both 'autochthonic political projects of belonging' - defensive formations seeking to protect their local territory - and the movements of activist citizens that are often adrift from any national polity.

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3898/136266212803853635

Publication date: 2012-11-06

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