Anti-Politics, Depoliticization, and Governance by Paul FawcettAnti-Politics, Depoliticization, and Governance by Paul Fawcett

Anti-Politics, Depoliticization, and Governance

EditorPaul Fawcett, Matthew Flinders, Colin Hay

Hardcover | October 7, 2017

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There is a mounting body of evidence pointing towards rising levels of public dissatisfaction with the formal political process. Depoliticization refers to a more discrete range of contemporary strategies that add to this growing trend towards anti-politics by either removing or displacing thepotential for choice, collective agency, and deliberation.This book examines the relationship between these two trends as understood within the broader shift towards governance. It brings together a number of contributions from scholars who have a varied range of concerns but who nevertheless share a common interest in developing the concept ofdepoliticization through their engagement with a set of theoretical, conceptual, methodological, and empirical questions. This volume explores these questions from a variety of different perspectives and uses a number of different empirical examples and case studies from both within the nation stateas well as from other regional, global, and multi-level arenas.In this context, this volume examines the potential and limits of depoliticization as a concept and its position and contribution in the nexus between the larger and more established literatures on governance and anti-politics.
Paul Fawcett is Associate Professor of Governance and Director of the Centre for Change Governance at the Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis, University of Canberra. He has published in numerous scholarly journals such as Politics, Policy and Politics, Critical Policy Studies, and Political Studies Review. Matthew Flinders...
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Title:Anti-Politics, Depoliticization, and GovernanceFormat:HardcoverDimensions:352 pagesPublished:October 7, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Section I: Theoretical Innovation1. Paul Fawcett, Matthew Flinders, Colin Hay, and Matthew Wood: Anti-politics, Depoliticization, and Governance2. Eva Sorensen and Jacob Torfing: The Janus Face of Governance Theory: Depoliticizing or Repoliticizing Public Governance?3. Claudia Landwehr: Depoliticization, Repoliticization, and Deliberative Systems4. Rousiley C. M. Maia: Politicization, New Media, and Everyday DeliberationSection II: Conceptual and Methodological Development5. Diane Stone: Global Governance Depoliticized: Knowledge Networks, Scientization, and Anti-Policy6. Kelly Gerard: ASEAN, Anti-politics, and Human Rights7. Yannis Papadopoulos: Multilevel Governance and DepoliticizationSection III: New Empirical Horizons8. Holly Snaith: Depoliticization as a Coordination Problem: Functional Change in a System of Multilevel Economic Governance9. Steven Griggs, David Howarth, and Eleanor MacKillop: The Meta-Governance of Austerity, Localism, and Practices of Depoliticization10. Paul Fawcett and Matthew Wood: Depoliticization, Meta-Governance, and Coal Seam Gas Regulation in New South WalesSection IV: Discussion and Debate11. Craig Berry and Scott Lavery: Towards a Political Economy of Depoliticization Strategies: Help to Buy, the Office for Budget Responsibility, and the UK Growth Model12. Gerry Stoker: Embracing the Mixed Nature of Politics13. Paul Fawcett, Matthew Flinders, Colin Hay, and Matthew Wood: A Renewed Agenda for Studying Anti-Politics, Depoliticization, and Governance