Happiness as enterprise : an essay on neoliberal life
Binkley, Sam, 1963-

Happiness as enterprise : an essay on neoliberal life

Binkley, Sam, 1963-


Personal Author
Binkley, Sam, 1963-

Physical Description
198 p.

Introduction: the new happiness -- An essay on neoliberal life -- The hinge of power -- To govern happily -- Happiness as potentiality -- How to be happy -- Positive psychology -- The emotional fold -- Horizons of policy -- The folding of happiness : a polemic -- When will I be happy? -- Time within time -- Happiness as generative temporality -- Risk and emotional life -- Growth, strength and the temporality of the living -- Habits of the happy -- Habitus of conduct -- Temporalization as intensification -- Convulsive temporalities -- The work of neoliberal governmentality -- The happiness of all and each -- A genealogy of happiness -- Pure obedience and reason of state -- Liberalism and the happiness of each -- Happiness as social life -- Interiorities of social government -- The event of happiness -- Disciplining interiority -- Intimacy as equilibrium -- Boredom and the durational habitus -- The alchemy of neoliberalism -- Governmentality and the emotional fold -- Neoliberalism as destructivist project -- Incentivizing intimacy -- And the sociabilities of neoliberalism -- Conclusion: against asphyxiation -- Bibliography.

"Examines the contemporary discourse on happiness through the lens of governmentality theory"--Provided by publisher.

Subject Term
Power (Social sciences)
State, The.

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University LibraryBook0330972BF575.H27 .B476 2014Central Campus LibraryCentral Campus Library