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  • Emotional States

    Sites and spaces of affective governance

    Edited by Eleanor Jupp, Jessica Pykett, Fiona M. Smith

    What is the political allure, value and currency of emotions within contemporary cultures of governance? What does it mean to govern more humanely? Since the emergence of an emotional turn in human geography over the last decade, the notion that our emotions matter in understanding an array of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-12 

  • Psychological Governance and Public Policy

    Governing the mind, brain and behaviour

    Edited by Jessica Pykett, Rhys Jones, Mark Whitehead

    There have been significant developments in the state of psychological, neuroscientific and behavioural scientific knowledge relating to the human mind, brain, action and decision-making over the past two decades. These developments have influenced public policy making and popular culture in the UK…

    Paperback – 2018-06-12 
    Routledge Research in Place, Space and Politics

  • Neuroliberalism

    Behavioural Government in the Twenty-First Century

    By Mark Whitehead, Rhys Jones, Rachel Lilley, Jessica Pykett, Rachel Howell

    Many governments in the developed world can now best be described as ‘neuroliberal’: having a combination of neoliberal principles with policy initiatives derived from insights in the behavioural sciences. Neuroliberalism presents the results of the first critical global study of the impacts of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-06
    Economics in the Real World

  • Governing Through Pedagogy

    Re-educating Citizens

    Edited by Jessica Pykett

    This edited collection brings together researchers from education, human geography, sociology, social policy and political theory in order to consider the idea of the ‘pedagogical state’ as a means of understanding the strategies employed to re-educate citizens. The book aims to critically…

    Paperback – 2017-05-22

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