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Governing societies

Author: Dean Mitchell
Publisher: Buckingham : Open University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Mitchell Dean focuses on 'governing societies' as a distinctive project that continues to define political life today. The book offers a critical analysis of contemporary liberal approaches to governing societies both in domestic and international affairs." "Governing Societies provides an overview of current perspectives and theories and examines recent transformations in techniques and rationalities of rule. It  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dean Mitchell
ISBN: 0335208983 9780335208982 0335208975 9780335208975
OCLC Number: 155954915
Description: 1 volume
Contents: Introduction : setting the scene --
1. Zombie categories? --
2. Ungoverning societies --
3. Individualization --
4. Life and death --
5. Authoritarian liberalism --
6. Sovereignty and violence --
7. State of exception --
8. Contemporary liberal exceptionalism.
Responsibility: Mitchell Dean.

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This book provides an overview of current perspectives and theories and examines recent transformations in techniques and rationalities of rule. It presents a new argument for the importance and  Read more...

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