Beyond Transformation and Regulation: Productive Tensions and the Analytics of Inclusion

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dc.contributor.author Simon-Kumar, Rachel en
dc.contributor.author Kingfisher, C en
dc.date.accessioned 2017-07-18T00:09:02Z en
dc.date.issued 2011-04 en
dc.identifier.citation Politics and Policy 39(2):271-294 Apr 2011 en
dc.identifier.issn 1555-5623 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/34263 en
dc.description.abstract The inclusion of marginal groups is increasingly becoming part of contemporary governance. Critical appraisals categorize inclusionary mechanisms either as politically transformative or as regulative and part of the state's broader agenda of social control. In this article, we argue against both these positions and propose instead that inclusion is simultaneously regulative and transformative, that is, it is practiced in a state of—what Chantal Mouffe calls—“productive tension.” The article is divided into two parts: the first critically examines the theoretical literature on the tensions written into inclusive practices. The second part illustrates productive tensions in the case of inclusive strategies between ethnic/migrant groups and the government in Aotearoa/New Zealand. The article urges the reconceptualization of tensions and contradictions as part of the broader contours of contemporary radical democracy wherein erasures, assimilations, resistance, and transformations exist simultaneously. en
dc.publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc. en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Politics and Policy en
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dc.rights.uri https://researchspace.auckland.ac.nz/docs/uoa-docs/rights.htm en
dc.title Beyond Transformation and Regulation: Productive Tensions and the Analytics of Inclusion en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1111/j.1747-1346.2011.00291.x en
pubs.issue 2 en
pubs.begin-page 271 en
pubs.volume 39 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: John Wiley & Sons Inc. en
pubs.end-page 294 en
pubs.publication-status Published en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Article en
pubs.elements-id 472415 en
pubs.org-id Medical and Health Sciences en
pubs.org-id Population Health en
pubs.org-id Social & Community Health en
dc.identifier.eissn 1747-1346 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2017-07-18 en


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