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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://doi.org/10.1080/02680939.2010.513745|
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The construction of crises is a key analytical and political issue. This paper examines what is at stake in the processes and practices of construction, responding to the arguments made in Andrew Gamble's The spectres at the feast (2009). We suggest that there are three areas of critical concern: first, that too little attention has been given to the ways in which political and popular accounts of crisis have been (and are being) articulated; second, that analyses of the present conjuncture need to be attentive to the question of how many crises are folded into the present; and third, that studying crisis demands a critical reflection on both the politics and economy that are combined in political economy.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Copyright Holders:||2010 Taylor & Francis|
|Extra Information:||25th Anniversary Issue: Education, Capitalism and the Global Crisis|
|Keywords:||politics; crises; construction; economy; popular discourses|
|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 11:18|
|Last Modified:||24 Feb 2016 06:42|
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