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Australian Political Economy of Violence and Non-Violence by Erik Paul

By Erik Paul

This publication is the 1st to set up the character and reasons of violence as key beneficial properties within the political economic climate of Australia as a sophisticated capitalist society.  Australia’s neoliberal company safety nation in visible to symbolize the emergence of a post-democratic order, wherein minds and our bodies are disciplined to the dominant ideology of marketplace kin.  Locating questions of the democracy and of the country’s economic system on the center of Australia’s political fight, the writer elaborates how violence in Australia is equipped right into a hegemonic order, characterised through the focus of personal energy and wealth.  Identifying the commodification of individuals and nature, the development and manipulation of antagonisms and enemies, and the politics of worry as positive factors of a brand new authoritarianism and one-party-political country, Erik Paul explores possible choices to the present neoliberal hegemonic order.  Positing that democratization calls for a sincerely outlined counter-culture, in keeping with the political financial system of social, monetary and political equality, the ebook attracts out the aptitude in non-violent innovative social pursuits for a brand new political economy.

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