• Publications
  • Influence
States and markets
  • Ryan Walter
  • Sociology
  • Review of International Studies
  • 13 October 2010
Abstract Use of the ‘states and markets’ pair to conceptualise the international is pervasive. This article narrates the intellectual genesis of this dyad in eighteenth- and nineteenth-centuryExpand
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Foucault and Radical Deliberative Democracy
Deliberative democracy is a flourishing variant of democratic theory. John Dryzek and Iris Young are two of its more radical exponents, and here I bring some Foucaultian complications to their work.Expand
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Politics and economics: Beyond the contamination thesis
The relationship between politics and economic knowledge is contested. One general view claims that economics should be devoid of politics because of its corrupting effects, while another view positsExpand
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Budget talk: Rhetorical constraints and contests
This article examines the budget surplus debate that occurred during the Gillard minority government (2010–13) to broaden the range of linguistic phenomena that are typically scrutinised in relationExpand
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Governmentality accounts of the economy: a liberal bias?
Abstract The governmentality literature offers a host of insights into liberal modes of government. A key theme in this literature is that the economy came to be seen as an autonomous domainExpand
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  • Ryan Walter
  • Sociology
  • Modern Intellectual History
  • 22 March 2016
Britons viewed speculative thinking as a primary cause of the French Revolution and the disorders that followed. In this context, Edmund Burke and others identified a form of enthusiasm that wasExpand
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Reconciling Foucault and Skinner on the state: the primacy of politics?
Foucault and Skinner have each offered influential accounts of the emergence of the state as a defining element of modern political thought. Yet the two accounts have never been brought intoExpand
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The economy and Pocock's political economy
In his histories of political discourse, Pocock has construed political economy as a prime site for hostile responses to the dilapidating effects of commerce on the virtue of citizens. In this paper,Expand
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