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Post-Soviet Social: Neoliberalism, Social Modernity, Biopolitics

Stephen J. Collier

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148304
eISBN:
9781400840427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148304.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The Soviet Union created a unique form of urban modernity, developing institutions of social provisioning for hundreds of millions of people in small and medium-sized industrial cities spread across ... More


Rationalising family intervention projects

Sadie Parr and Judy Nixon

in ASBO nation: The criminalisation of nuisance

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420282
eISBN:
9781447301493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420282.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

As part of New Labour's drive to tackle anti-social behaviour (ASB), the UK government launched a ‘new approach to the most challenging families’ involving a national roll-out of 53 ‘Family ... More


The Death Penalty: Between Law, Sovereignty, and Biopolitics

Michael Meranze

in America's Death Penalty: Between Past and Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732663
eISBN:
9780814733042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732663.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the question of capital punishment in relation to sovereignty and biopolitics. More specifically, it discusses current “political and legal rationalities” that constitute the ... More


Free Speech, Democratic Deliberation, and Courage

Ryan K. Balot

in Courage in the Democratic Polis: Ideology and Critique in Classical Athens

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199982158
eISBN:
9780199355259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982158.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

After offering an account of Athenian public decision making, this chapter shows that Athens’s democratic deliberation depended upon a novel ideal of civic courage. In classical Athens, political ... More


Governing tenants: from dreadful enclosures to dangerous places

Pauline Card

in Housing, urban governance and anti-social behaviour: Perspectives, policy and practice

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346858
eISBN:
9781447302544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346858.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter describes the different roles that have been assigned to council housing since the 20th century. It is argued that these roles are connected to the changing political rationalities, ... More


Seeing (Like) Supply Chain Managers

Benjamin L. McKean

in Disorienting Neoliberalism: Global Justice and the Outer Limit of Freedom

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190087807
eISBN:
9780190087838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190087807.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Theory

This chapter examines transnational supply chains to make visible their actual operation and show how it diverges from the neoliberal way of dividing up and legitimating the political and economic ... More


Subordinating the Sovereigns: The Colonial Project of Taming the Gond Rajas

Bhangya Bhukya

in The Roots of the Periphery: A History of the Gonds of Deccan India

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199468089
eISBN:
9780199087440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199468089.003.0003
Subject:
History, Indian History, Social History

This chapter deals with the ways in which the colonial state subordinated the sovereign rajas through treaties, agreements, and by force. After successful negotiations with the Gond Rajas, the ... More


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