NEOLIBERALISM as eXCEPTION. MUTATIONS IN CITIZENSHIP. AND SOVEREIGNTY. Aihwa Ong. DUKE UNIVERSITY PRESS. Durham and London. Aihwa Ong’s new book Neoliberalism as Exception: Mutations in Citizenship and Sovereignty brings together essays mostly published over the. In this episode we focus on Neoliberalism as Exception by Aihwa Ong. We begin by discussing the distinction she draws between.
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Ong traces how exceptipn and other neoliberal exceptions to business as usual are reconfiguring relationships between governing and the governed, power and knowledge, and sovereignty and territoriality.
The piece also runs the risk of embedding some of the old polarities between north and south which the group’s activities specifically attempt to engage with—and bridge. Loraine rated it it was amazing Jul 19, She argues that an interactive mode of citizenship is emerging, neiliberalism that organizes people—and distributes rights and benefits to them—according to their marketable skills rather than according to their membership within nation-states.
What is neoliberalism exactly and does the Real match the hyperactive imaginaries of the neoliberal? Ong doesn’t do much theoretical anslysis here, but the meat of the book is the series of excellent essays and investigative journalism on social issues and personal injustice that ‘neoliberalism’ causes.
Neoliberalism as Exception: Mutations in Citizenship and Sovereignty
Want to Read saving…. Jane rated it it was amazing Apr 24, Notify me of new comments via email. Trivia About Neoliberalism as In this groundbreaking work, Aihwa Ong offers an alternative view of neoliberalism as an extraordinarily malleable technology of governing that is taken up in different ways by different regimes, be they authoritarian, democratic, or communist.
Ong neoliberxlism how these and other neoliberal exceptions to business as aihaa are reconfiguring relationships between governing and the governed, power and knowledge, and sovereignty and territoriality.
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Stay tuned as we get feisty with each other in ont fashion and answer questions pressing to our epoch: What are the limitations of the Foucauldian governmentality perspective? She argues that an interactive mode of citizenship is emerging, one that organises people—and distributes rights and benefits to them—according to their marketable skills rather than according to their membership within nation-states.
As she exce;tion, a variety of neoliberal strategies of governing are re-engineering political spaces and populations. Those whose knowledge and skills are not assigned significant market value—such as migrant women working as domestic maids in many Asian cities—are denied citizenship. Jul 03, Hadrian rated it liked it Shelves: The Edge of Emergence 8.
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Rather she argues that many states use neoliberalism in some instances and not in others. Sign up for Subject Matters email updates to receive discounts, new book announcements, and more.
The other chapter of direct interest is the one on domestic workers: There ax many other frameworks for analysing the pressures such groups face: To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: She nominates an Islamic neoliberal exception, which she sees as supporting Muslim women in their quest for political and gender equity. But has such rhetoric in fact been effective in producing such imagined subjects?
Neoliberalism as Exception e-Duke books scholarly collection. Nevertheless, Ong suggests that as the seam between sovereignty and citizenship is pried apart, a new space is emerging for NGOs to nog for the human rights of those excluded by neoliberal measures of human worthiness.
Instructions for requesting an electronic text on behalf of a student with disabilities are available here. Ong does acknowledge that SIS seek to enlarge the public space for debates over Islamic truths, but might we not allow the women a greater political force in at least attempting to redefine that symbolic language and sphere?
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neoloberalism Paperbackpages. Return to Book Page. But the ulamas ‘ language is seen as providing the symbolic terms whereby women engage in the invention of a modern political identity. The cases covered in the chapters criss-cross the Pacific, covering enormous geographic and intellectual ground, and most of them trigger what the Germans call the ‘aha effect’.
Thus family life is presented by state, corporations and indeed religion alike as a site of renewed moral endeavour to produce ideal neoliberalisk, and the bureaucratic models of managing excception life presented to the citizenries of both Malaysia and its neighbour Singapore are notable. All of this is strung together by a limited justification of theory. Maids, Neoslavery, and NGOs Kyle rated it it was ok Oct 15, She also points to the investment of techniques of economic globalisation with a moral calculus about more or less worthy subjects, practices, lifestyles and visions of the good.
Notify me of new posts via email. We also explore the ways neoliberalism as a form of governmentality relies upon the non-belonging of postcolonial and developing economies as non-members of a shared moral community, delineating who gets to be a part excepion neoliberal citizenry — who counts — and who does not through economic criteria. Be the first to ask a question about Neoliberalism as Exception.