Disrupting the European Crisis: A Critical Political Economy of Contestation, Subversion and Escape

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Disrupting the European Crisis: A Critical Political Economy of Contestation, Subversion and Escape. / Huke, Nikolai; Clua-losada, Mònica; Bailey, David J.

In: New Political Economy, Vol. 20, No. 5, 2015, p. 725-751.

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abstract = "Central to much of the critical political economy (CPE) literature is a declared focus on emancipation. Yet, rather than highlight sources and instances of activity that might result in emancipatory outcomes, much of the CPE literature focuses on relations of domination and the way in which these are sustained and (re)produced. In contrast, and drawing on autonomist Marxism, we argue that an emancipation-oriented approach needs to focus upon the ways in which processes of domination are contested, disrupted and as a result remain incomplete. In doing so, we present an analysis of the European political and economic crisis that contrasts starkly with prevailing accounts. Whilst many observers have considered the European crisis in terms that signal the death knell of labour's prolonged post-1970s defeat, the paper instead renders visible the ongoing disruptive effects of the European populace's obstinate, subversive and creative capacity to escape those attempts to achieve domination and subjugation which existing accounts tend to identify.",
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