Culture, Agency and Power: Theoretical Reflections on Informal Economic Networks and Political Process

@inproceedings{Meagher2009CultureAA,
  title={Culture, Agency and Power: Theoretical Reflections on Informal Economic Networks and Political Process},
  author={Kate Meagher},
  year={2009}
}
In an increasingly liberalized global environment, the regulatory framework of the state is being challenged from below by popular livelihood and social service initiatives, and from above by transnational trading networks, commodity chains and transnational organized crime. Informal or 'non-state' forms of organization have come to play an increasingly central role in contemporary economic and political change. As regulatory arrangements transcend the framework of the state, the dynamics of… CONTINUE READING

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