commissary

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commissary

1. US a shop supplying food or equipment, as in a military camp
2. US a snack bar or restaurant in a film studio
3. a representative or deputy, esp an official representative of a bishop
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By deconstructing an opposition made by Schmitt in Political Theology between commissarial and sovereign dictatorship, Agamben claims that, rather than an instrumental strategy enacted by a leader during a period of crisis, the state of exception is constitutive of sovereignty itself.
(75) From this perspective, the execution of Troika-imposed austerity measure in Greece without popular consent and against mass protests resembles commissarial dictatorship rather than sovereign and--given the democratic principle of legitimacy--is illegitimate.
one a commissarial dictator in the line of Schmitt ...

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