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Introduction

Rebecca Dolhinow

in A Jumble of Needs: Women's Activism and Neoliberalism in the Colonias of the Southwest

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816650576
eISBN:
9781452946061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816650576.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the central challenges of the book. First, it examines the construction and gendering of leadership through the constant reworking of neoliberal ... More


Making Citizens in Magnaville: Katrina Refugees and Neoliberal Self-Governance

Geoffrey Whitehall and Cedric Johnson

in The Neoliberal Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, Late Capitalism, and the Remaking of New Orleans

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673247
eISBN:
9781452946962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673247.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the unique terms of neoliberal sovereignty where private institutions and market rationality increasingly create the conditions for meaningful citizenship, mobility, material ... More


Community cohesion in Bradford: neoliberal integrationism

Jon Burnett

in Community cohesion in crisis?: New dimensions of diversity and difference

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420244
eISBN:
9781447301912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420244.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter considers an argument which states that the community-cohesion agenda represents a neoliberal governance programme of integrationism. It is in this programme that particular norms and ... More


Introduction: Who’s Responsible for Kids?

Jennifer Tilton

in Dangerous or Endangered?: Race and the Politics of Youth in Urban America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783115
eISBN:
9780814784273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783115.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This book explores race and the politics of youth in Oakland at the turn of the twenty-first century, with particular emphasis on the debates among parents, community and youth activists, ... More


Sexual Politics and Constitutional Reform in Ecuador: Buen Vivir

Amy Lind

in Global Homophobia: States, Movements, and the Politics of Oppression

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037726
eISBN:
9780252095009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037726.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter turns to the perpetuation of homophobia and transphobia as it is inherent in Ecuador's modernization project; and as it has been politically contested in the context of neoliberal and ... More


Accountability Coalitions in the Southeast Asian Context

Garry Rodan and Caroline Hughes

in The Politics of Accountability in Southeast Asia: The Dominance of Moral Ideologies

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198703532
eISBN:
9780191772641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703532.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Coalitions for and against particular accountability ideologies emerge in a dynamic political economy context. Towards identifying the main characteristics of such contexts, this chapter draws out ... More


Children in the Streets: Urban Governance in Cape Town City Center

Tony Roshan Samara

in Cape Town after Apartheid: Crime and Governance in the Divided City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670000
eISBN:
9781452947044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670000.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This chapter analyzes neoliberal governance in the urban core, where street children have emerged as central subjects. It explains categories and vocabularies of neoliberal governance on how the ... More


Bringing the state back in: understanding neoliberal security

John Lea and Simon Hallsworth

in Criminalisation and advanced marginality: Critically exploring the work of Loic Wacquant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300014
eISBN:
9781447307587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300014.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

John Lea and Simon Hallsworth discuss the restrictiveness of Wacquant's characterisation of the neoliberal state as a penal state. They argue that Wacquant's notion of the ‘centaur state’ whose ... More


Remaking inequalities in the neoliberal institution

Christy Kulz

in Factories for Learning: Making Race, Class and Inequality in the Neoliberal Academy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526116178
eISBN:
9781526128430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526116178.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Firstly this chapter discusses how Dreamfields’ 'oasis in the desert' allegedly built to transform urban children is changing urban culture in unanticipated ways. Besides grafting cultural capital ... More


Making Harmful Traditional Practices

Saida Hodžić

in The Twilight of Cutting: African Activism and Life after NGOs

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520291980
eISBN:
9780520965577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291980.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Chapter 2, Making Harmful Traditional Practices, examines the Ghanaian problematization of cutting as a “harmful traditional practice,” and contextualizes it within governance discourses and policies ... More


The biopolitics of recognition

Thibaut Raboin

in Discourses on LGBT Asylum in the Uk: Constructing a Queer Haven

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719099632
eISBN:
9781526121011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099632.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter is dedicated to the analysis of the state management of refugees. It looks at credibility as a central part of the biopolitics of LGBT asylum, and argues that as a mode of veridiction, ... More


Managing “At-Risk” Selves and “Giving Back”: Aspiration Management among Working-Class Youth

Elsa Davidson

in The Burdens of Aspiration: Schools, Youth, and Success in the Divided Social Worlds of Silicon Valley

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720875
eISBN:
9780814785065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720875.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter examines a pattern of aspiration among first- and second-generation, low-income Latino youth participating in a public school biotechnology academy with corporate connections to Silicon ... More


Conclusion: Hope and Fear

Jennifer Tilton

in Dangerous or Endangered?: Race and the Politics of Youth in Urban America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783115
eISBN:
9780814784273
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783115.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This book has explored the relationship between race and the politics of youth in Oakland at the dawn of the twenty-first century, as well as the efforts of parents and community activists to ... More


Democracy and the State

Ali Aslam

in Ordinary Democracy: Sovereignty and Citizenship Beyond the Neoliberal Impasse

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190601812
eISBN:
9780190601836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190601812.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Theory

Lauren Berlant’s Cruel Optimism traces persistent desires for mutual attachment and participation in public life amid conditions of economic precarity and diminished agency. This chapter evaluates ... More


Students navigating and negotiating the conveyor belt: aspiration, loss, endurance and fantasy

Christy Kulz

in Factories for Learning: Making Race, Class and Inequality in the Neoliberal Academy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526116178
eISBN:
9781526128430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526116178.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores how students navigate and negotiate Dreamfields’ demands from their situated positions. Unlike other research showing how masculinities are often built on displays of resistance ... More


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