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The Proposal Economy: Neoliberal Citizenship in Ontario s Most Historic Town (Hardback)

Pamela Cross Stern

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ISBN 10: 0774828218 / ISBN 13: 9780774828215
Edité par University of British Columbia Press, Canada, 2015
Neuf(s) Etat : New Couverture rigide
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Language: English . Brand New Book. In 2001 the northern Ontario town of Cobalt won a competition to be named the province s Most Historic Town. This honour came as Cobalters were also applying for and winning federal and provincial development grants to remake this once important silver mining centre. This book, based on extended ethnographic and multi-method research, examines the multiple ways that development proposal writing is intertwined with neoliberal citizenship. The authors argue that the citizens of Cobalt have become entrenched in a proposal economy, a system that empowers them to imagine, engage, and propose but not to count on the state to provide certain services. N° de réf. du libraire AAJ9780774828215

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Titre : The Proposal Economy: Neoliberal Citizenship...

Éditeur : University of British Columbia Press, Canada

Date d'édition : 2015

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre :New

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What are the attributes of "good citizenship?" How has this changed as neoliberal ideas have come to dominate public and political life? This book, based on extended ethnographic and multi-method research in a small town in Canada, examines the multiple ways that development proposal writing is intertwined with neoliberal citizenship. The authors argue that the citizens of Cobalt, Ontario, have become entrenched in a "proposal economy," a system that empowers them to imagine, engage, and propose but not to count on the state to provide certain services. This book adds new perspectives on the ways that citizenship is produced and reproduced under conditions of neoliberalism.

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Provides new perspectives on the ways that citizenship is produced and reproduced under conditions of neoliberalism.

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