subpolitics

subpolitics

this form of politics (including new trans-national forms), U. BECK suggests, may be replacing in importance traditional politics – e.g. consumer politics, the green movement. The old collective actors – trade unions, class parties, etc. – are ‘being hollowed out’ by the new political spaces and networks made possible by global society and new forms of reflexivity
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importance of subpolitics, or the growing number of outlets through
With the subpolitics, she/he starts to connect with the global society in a manner that her/his personal choices (including consumption) are defined by the collective interests.
The subpolitics of online piracy: A Swedish case study.
Sorensen (2003) "Rethinking Subpolitics: Beyond the Iron Cage' of Modern Politics?" Theory, Culture & Society 20(2): 79-102.
This crisis is reflected in the rise of discourses of risk (especially those related to health and the environment), in the deterritorialisation of political, economic and social concerns beyond the level of the nation state and in the rise of 'subpolitics' which is based on the articulation of individual concerns, life projects and identities rather than large scale social and political organisation centred on the nation state and collective identities.
"Local Agenda 21: Traditional Gemeinschaft or Late-Modern Subpolitics?".
Of course, many reflexive modernizationists point to emerging information technologies, such as the World Wide Web, as primary sites for the fostering of "subpolitics" (Bentivegna 2006), which may call into question the continued relevance of the print media as a dominant discursive venue.
This mode can be regarded as subpolitics, as defined by Ulrich Beck.
2002 "Promotionalism and Subpolitics: Nike and Its LaborCritics." Management Communication Quarterly 15(4): 541-570.