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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1177/0196859910382451|
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In this article I reflect on the ‘present crisis’, using it as a entry to questions about how we understand crisis, and how we understand the present. In trying to avoid the speedy movement from crisis to political economy, I return to an older source - Policing the Crisis (1978) - to ask what it might have to say to us in this new moment. I also consider what it might not tell us in relation to the present crisis and the present conjuncture. In the process, I raise some questions: how many crises are there? Are there crises of legitimation, social authority or hegemony? What are the sites and forms of politics in an era of ‘anti-politics’?
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Copyright Holders:||2010 The Author|
|Keywords:||conjuncture; contradiction; crisis; hegemony; politics; anti-politics|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Social Sciences > Social Policy and Criminology|
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Centre for Citizenship, Identities and Governance (CCIG)|
|Depositing User:||John Clarke|
|Date Deposited:||19 Jan 2011 11:27|
|Last Modified:||25 Oct 2012 14:46|
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