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Policy worlds : anthropology and the analysis of contemporary power

Author: edited by Cris Shore, Susan Wright and Davide Per�o. Per�o, Davide. ; ; Cris Shore; Susan Wright; Davide Però
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2011.
Series: EASA series, v. 14.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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There are few areas of society today that remain outside the ambit of policy processes, and likewise policy-making has progressively reached into the structure of everyday life. An instrument of  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: edited by Cris Shore, Susan Wright and Davide Per�o. Per�o, Davide. ; ; Cris Shore; Susan Wright; Davide Però
ISBN: 9780857451163 0857451162 9780857452412 085745241X 9780857451170 0857451170
OCLC Number: 681487371
Description: vi, 343 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction. Ch. 1. Conceptualizing policy : technologies of governance and the politics of visibility / Cris Shore and Susan Wright --
Section I. Studying policy : methods, paradigms, perspectives. Introduction / Susan Wright --
ch. 2. Illuminating the apparatus : steps toward a nonlocal ethnography of global governance / Gregory Feldman --
ch. 3. Politics and ethics : ethnographies of expert knowledge and professional identities / David Mosse --
ch. 4. Peopling policy : on conflicting subjectivities of fee-paying students / Gritt B. Nielson --
ch. 5. 'Studying through' : a strategy for studying politcal transformation, or, Sex Lies and British politics / Susan Wright and Sue Reinhold --
ch. 6. What was neoliberalism and what comes next? : The transformation of citizenship in the law-and-order state / Susan Brin Hyatt. Section II. Studying governance : policy as a window onto the modern state. Introduction / Chris Shore --
ch. 7. Intimate knowledge and the politics of policy convergence : the World Bank and Social Security reform in Mexico / Tara Schwegler --
ch. 8. Shadow governing : what the Neocon Core reveals about power and influence in America / Janine R. Wedel --
ch. 9. Espionage, policy, and the art of government : the British Secret Services and the War on Iraq / Cris Shore --
ch. 10. The (un)making of policy in the shadow of the World Bank : infrastructure development, urban resettlement and the cunning state in India / Shalini Randeria and Ciara Grunder --
ch. 11. Sweden's national pension system as a political technology / Annette Nyqvist. Section III. Subjects of policy : construction and contestation. Introduction / Davide Però --
ch. 12. The case of Scanzano : raison d'état and the reasons for rebellion / Dorothy Louise Zinn --
ch. 13. Migrants' practices of citizenship and policy change / Davide Però --
ch. 14. Integration policy and ethnic minority associations / Clarissa Kugelberg --
ch. 15. The elephant in the room : multistakeholder dialogue on agricultural biotechnology in the Food and Agriculture Organization / Birgit Müller. --
Afterword. Ch. 16. A policy ethnographer's reading of policy anthropology / Dvora Yanow.
Series Title: EASA series, v. 14.
Responsibility: edited by Cris Shore, Susan Wright and Davide Però.
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An outstanding contribution to the anthropological understanding of public policy - A very polished, coherent project, ably edited.A" * Susan Greenhalgh, University of California, Irvine The Read more...

 
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