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The Economics of Decolonisation

Institutions, Education and Elite Formation

Nicola Viegi

slave trade between 1400 and 1900 a.d. As argued in Nunn (2007) , colonialism imposed on many African countries a set of extractive institutions that pushed African economies towards inefficient and unproductive activities. This low productivity

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Daryl Glaser

interests. It is argued here that all five exercises exhibit democratic strengths and weaknesses, and choosing between them involves trading off democratic values. To this extent the article reveals a landscape of democratic complexity. It welcomes the

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Neoliberalism, Hedonism and the Dying Public

Reclaiming Political Agency through the Exercise of Courage

Grant M. Sharratt and Erik Wisniewski

free trade.’ Thus, neoliberalism today is at its root a system of political economy that elevates the role of the individual primarily as an economic agent, rather than a public, political one. Moreover, as Harvey (2005: 7) notes, political freedom

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Neoliberalism, the Left and the Rise of the Far Right

On the Political and Ideological Implications of Capitalism's Subordination of Democracy

Costas Panayotakis

election of a representative of the first strategy, Tony Blair, as a result of his ability to reverse the party's radical swing to the left and to reduce the influence of unions within it. Citing Blair's approval of Margaret Thatcher's neoliberal trade

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Marcelo Hoffman

manifestation of truth’ in ‘the Cynic mode of being’ (2011: 183). He identified these forms as ‘political parties with a revolutionary function’ and trade unions as well as styles of existence and secret societies (2011: 184). In this context, Foucault

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The Will of the People?

Carl Schmitt and Jean-Jacques Rousseau on a Key Question in Democratic Theory

Samuel Salzborn

the goals of the party are forced, in part by the necessity of giving consideration to their clientele and voters, but even more by the immanent pluralism of such a system, either to take part in the continuous trading of compromises or to stand aside

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A Negative Theory of Justice

Towards a Critical Theory of Power Relations

Leonard Mazzone

led by workers and trade unions can be no less understood as struggles for recognition than those concerning cultural subordination, precisely because both are always shot through by the normative expectation of being mutually recognised. On a closer

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The Ambiguity of Subversion

Resistance through Radio Broadcasting

Gisli Vogler

necessary pre-conditions for quotidian forms of dissidence. The trade-off in public visibility increases the vulnerability of everyday opposition to having no or little impact and passing by unnoticed. The resistant actor is likely to have limited influence

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Decolonising Borders

Re-imagining Strangeness and Spaces

John Sodiq Sanni

cosmopolitans propose, as I will discuss shortly, will result in the trade-off of rights ( Miller 2016: 13 ). In other words, Miller maintains that the state has a moral obligation towards its citizens, and this must not be undermined because of external