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The new technocracy

Author: Anders Esmark
Publisher: Bristol : Bristol University Press, 2020.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This book examines how the technocratic regime of the 1980's - of managerialism, depoliticisation and the politics of expertise - sowed the seeds for the backlash against the political elites that is visible today.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Esmark, Anders.
New technocracy.
Bristol, UK ; Chicago, IL, USA : Bristol University Press, 2020
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anders Esmark
ISBN: 9781529200904 1529200903
OCLC Number: 1148904391
Description: 1 online resource (iv, 296 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Rediscovering Technocracy --
2. Technocratic Revolutions: From Industrial to Post-industrial Technocracy --
3 Who Are the Technocrats?: From the Technostructure to Technocratic Government --
4 The Technocratic Regime: Technocracy, Bureaucracy and Democracy --
5. Technocratic Organization: The Power of Networks --
6. Technocratic Regulation: Coping With Risk and Uncertainty --
7. Technocratic Calculation: Economy, Evidence and Experiments --
8. New Populism vs New Technocracy --
9. Reining Technocracy Back In? --
Conclusion: Technocracy at the End of the World --
References --
Responsibility: Anders Esmark.


Setting a new benchmark for studies of technocracy, this book shows that a solution to the challenge of populism will depend as much on a technocratic retreat as democratic innovation.  Read more...


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