Territory, Politics, Governance Annual Lecture recorded at the AAG Meeting, 2015.
State theorists have usually attempted to theorize the state but this is a misleading focus that risks treating the state as a simple instrument or machine, a reified apparatus that is primarily a source of constraint on political action, or a more or less rational subject that exercises power. Such positions have been criticized from many alternative theoretical positions as well as proven unhelpful in empirical analyses.
This video was filmed during the FESSUD annual conference: “Financialisation and the financial crisis” 17-19th October 2013 – Amsterdam http://www.fessud.eu
In a lecture prepared for the Institute for Advanced Studies, Bob Jessop, Professor of Sociology at Lancaster University, will face the anthropological concept of culture in the study of economic development and consider its usefulness. Bob Jessop advocates a different approach to culture and development, taken from the “cultural political economy.” It emphasizes the role…
The Second Annual Forum on Capital as Power THE CAPITALIST MODE OF POWER: PAST, PRESENT, FUTURE October 20–21, 2011 York University, Toronto *** CHAIR: Joseph Baines (York University) 1. Differential Accumulation: Explanans, Explanandum, or Both? Critical Realist Reflections on Power and Capital Bob Jessop, Keynote Speaker, Lancaster University 2. Money and the Public Purpose: The…
Center for Historical Research at The Ohio State University 2013-2014: “The State as Idea and Practice.” presents: Bob Jessop, University of Lancaster Seminar: “The State as a Social Relation: Some Implications of the Strategic-Relational Approach” October 4, 2013 Comment: Joel Wainwright, Geography, OSU