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Calculating the Social: Standards and the Reconfiguration of Governing


Higgins, V and Larner, W, Calculating the Social: Standards and the Reconfiguration of Governing, Palgrave Macmillan, London, pp. 227. ISBN 9780230579316 (2010) [Edited Book]

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DOI: doi:10.1057/9780230289673


Examining the increasingly powerful role of standards in the governing of economic, political and social life, this book draws upon governmentality and actor network theory to explore how standards and standardizing projects are articulated and rendered workable in practice, and the objects, subjects and forms of identity to which this gives rise.

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Item Type:Edited Book
Keywords:political sociology, governance, standards
Research Division:Human Society
Research Group:Sociology
Research Field:Sociological methodology and research methods
Objective Division:Expanding Knowledge
Objective Group:Expanding knowledge
Objective Field:Expanding knowledge in human society
UTAS Author:Higgins, V (Associate Professor Vaughan Higgins)
ID Code:136911
Year Published:2010
Deposited By:Office of the School of Social Sciences
Deposited On:2020-01-22
Last Modified:2020-01-22

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