State of Insecurity: Government of the Precarious

State of Insecurity: Government of the Precarious


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781781685969
Publisher: Verso Books
Publication date: 02/03/2015
Series: Futures Series
Pages: 148
Sales rank: 819,914
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Isabell Lorey is a Political Theorist at the European Institute of Progressive Cultural Policies in Berlin and teaches Social Science, Cultural and Gender studies at several universities in Europe.

Table of Contents

Foreword Judith Butler vii

The Government of the Precarious: An Introduction 1

1 Precariousness and Precarity 17

2 Biopolitical Governmentality 23

3 Welfare State and Immunization 41

4 Precarization as an Instrument of Governing 63

5 Virtuosity and the Post-Fordist Public Sphere 73

6 Care Crisis and Care Strike 91

7 Exodus and Constituting 99

Acknowledgements 113

References 117

Index 135

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