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Governmentality accounts of the economy: a liberal bias?

Walter, Ryan


The governmentality literature offers a host of insights into liberal modes of government. A key theme in this literature is that the economy came to be seen as an autonomous domain requiring its own form of governmental reason. Yet the emergence of the economy has never been specified, in terms of both what would constitute an economy and how it was constituted. Instead, the appearance of an economy has been conflated with the general rise of liberal understandings of agency. In this paper I...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Economy and Society
DOI: 10.1080/03085140701760890


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