Potential governmentality and the state transformation in Finland

Toni Ahlqvist

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Abstract

This essay opens a perspective of potential governmentality on state transformation. It is argued that potential governmentality is a process of building a visionary script of an emergent governmental form linked to the creation of a new politico-economic path in a state. The essay discusses the idea of potential governmentality as a heuristic, elaborates the idea of state vigour as a generic form of governmentality and presents a case study in the context of the Finnish state. The essay is an attempt to chart a particular form of state transformation in the context of diffusing geoeconomic calculation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)328-342
JournalGeopolitics
Volume18
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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