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The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Central and Eastern Europe

The Rise of Autocracy and Democratic Resilience

Petra Guasti

)—has become disfigured ( Urbinati 2014 ). Three democratic disfigurations are key theoretically and empirically—technocracy, populism, and plebiscitarianism ( Urbinati 2014 ). Technocracy promises to rescue democracy from its cacophonic partisanship

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Xandra Miguel-Lorenzo

) argues there are three types of Bolivian women's movements ‘ideologically polarized’ in the 1990s: liberal, NGO-based ‘gender technocracy’ and anarcho-feminism. In her view, CIDEM falls within the category of gender technocracy because focusing on one

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Guiding Girls

Neoliberal Governance and Government Educational Resource Manuals in Canada

Lisa Smith and Stephanie Paterson

. Paterson , Stephanie , Patrik Marier , and Felix Chu . 2016 . “ Technocracy or Transformation? Mapping Women’s Policy Agencies and Orienting Gender (In)Equality in the Canadian Provinces .” Canadian Public Administration 59 ( 3 ): 405 – 424

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Amanda J. Reinke

quote. The resulting technocracy is what he terms ‘technical superiority’ over other organisational systems, in which bureaucracy marshals speed, clarity of procedure and knowledge, and practical precision such that it is the optimal organising

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Desire for the political in the aftermath of the Cold War

Dace Dzenovska and Nicholas De Genova

grievances of “the people” regarding deteriorating living standards, the paucity of life prospects, technocracy, and the alienation wrought by the oblique forces of “globalization.” In this regard, it is instructive to recall Wilhelm Reich’s ([1933] 1970

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Theory from the Peripheries

What Can the Anthropology of Postsocialism Offer to European Anthropology?

Ognjen Kojanić

as Northern England, have brought about the feminisation of poverty and the development of solidarity networks that could be fruitfully compared with those developed in post-socialism. The lack of political engagement and the rise of technocracy are