Governance, consumers and citizens : agency and resistance in contemporary politics / edited by Mark Bevir and Frank Trentmann
- Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Plagrave Macmillan, 
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- x, 286 pages ; 23 cm.
- Additional Creators:
- Bevir, Mark
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- Consumption and public life
- Introduction: consumption and citizenship in the new governance / Mark Bevir and Frank Trentmann -- Interpreting governance -- The construction of governance / Mark Bevir -- Governance as cultural practice: texts, talk and the struggle for meaning / Janet Newman -- Consuming social science / Claire Donovan -- Contested consumers -- "It's not like shopping": citizens, consumers and the reform of public services / John Clarke -- The governance of health policy in the United Kingdom / Ian Greener, Martin Powell, Nick Mills and Shane Doheny -- Regulating markets in the interest of consumers? On the changing regime of governance in the financial service and communications sectors / Peter Lunt and Sonia Livingstone -- New perspectives -- After modernism: local reasoning, consumption, and governance / Mark Bevir and Frank Trentmann -- Critical theory in a swing: political consumerism between politics and policy / Henrik P. Bang -- Problematizing choice: responsible consumers and sceptical citizens / Alice Malpass, Clive Barnett, Nick Clarke and Paul Cloke -- Conclusion -- Reflections on governance from an international perspective / Bronwen Morgan.
- 0230517285 (alk. paper)
9780230517288 (alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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