The Proposal Economy: Neoliberal Citizenship in “Ontario’s by Pamela Stern,Peter Hall

By Pamela Stern,Peter Hall

In 2001 the northern Ontario city of Cobalt gained a contest to be named the province’s “Most old Town.” This honour got here as Cobalters have been additionally utilizing for and profitable federal and provincial improvement provides to remake this as soon as very important silver mining centre. This publication, in line with prolonged ethnographic and multi-method examine, examines the a number of ways in which improvement notion writing is intertwined with neoliberal citizenship. The authors argue that the voters of Cobalt became entrenched in a “proposal economy,” a process that empowers them to visualize, interact, and suggest yet to not expect the kingdom to supply definite services.

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