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Governing Precarity through Adaptive Design
Mark Duffield

privileging of the design principle over the need for, or even the possibility of, political change. Design Not Politics The computational turn and societal dependence on digital technologies has changed the way the world is understood and the status of humans within it ( Chandler, 2018 ). The privileging of the design principle is central to this change. Besides the spatial shift from circulation to connectivity, an ontological, epistemological and methodological translation has also taken place ( Duffield, 2018 ). While anticipating late-modernity, the

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
An Interview with Celso Amorim, Former Brazilian Foreign Minister
Juliano Fiori

there was an ontological contradiction. I think it is possible to work for a more democratic order – diffusing power, creating a more stable balance of power – while strengthening and democratising certain value systems. Doing so in a cooperative way, too. People might say it was just Brazil trying to extend its power and join the [UN] Security Council. But, in projecting soft power, I believe we were also promoting positive things: South–South cooperation, for example. At the ILO, it was Brazil that really initiated South–South cooperation, with

Journal of Humanitarian Affairs
Richard Parrish

addition chose to examine other variables. Those taking an ontological turn assert that institutions ‘are the primary axis of collective life and social order’ (Jessop 2000: 4). Lying at the ‘thicker’ end of new institutionalism, historical institutionalism can be interpreted as an ontological institutional turn. Making some kind of institutional turn is crucial to understanding task expansion in the EU. The complex multi-level structure of the EU provides opportunities for actors to exploit. Institutional design privileges one set of actors and their strategies over

in Sports law and policy in the European Union