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EUROPE 2020: TOWARDS A NEOLIBERAL GOVERNMENTALITY? Neoliberal Dreams and Diffractive Awakenings


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Title: EUROPE 2020: TOWARDS A NEOLIBERAL GOVERNMENTALITY? Neoliberal Dreams and Diffractive Awakenings
Authors: Vordos, Georgios Eleftherios
Issue Date: 28-Dec-2020
Degree: Student essay
Keywords: Europe 2020
neoliberalism
biopolitics
diffraction
critical frame analysis
governmentality
European Union
inclusive growth
Abstract: Purpose: The purpose of this thesis is to examine whether the Europe 2020 strategy is of neoliberal nature and aims to adjust every aspect of life to be market-conforming. Furthermore, it examines if the target for an inclusive growth was achieved and who ended up benefitted from it. Theory: Michel Foucault’s theory of Biopolitics is the main theory informing this thesis. Karen Barad’s Agential Realism is applied additionally to strengthen the argument for Foucault’s concept of neoliberal go... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/67207
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