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Is neoliberalism making you anxious? Metrics and the production of uncertainty

Beer, David (2016) Is neoliberalism making you anxious? Metrics and the production of uncertainty. British Politics and Policy at LSE (24 May 2016). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In order to understand the roll-out and consequences of neoliberalism, we need to think about the role of measurement and metrics in our lives, argues David Beer. More than this, though, we need to reflect on how these metrics make us feel. The picture seems to be one of increased anxiety and insecurity about ourselves.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2017 13:55
Last Modified: 28 Mar 2017 13:55
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/71179

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