Software, sovereignty and the post-neoliberal politics of exit

Smith, H. and Burrows, R. (2021) Software, sovereignty and the post-neoliberal politics of exit. Theory, Culture and Society, 38 (6). pp. 143-166. ISSN 0263-2764



  • Smith, H.
  • Burrows, R.
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Keywords: Dark Enlightenment; neoreaction (NRx); post-neoliberalism; seasteading; sovereign individual; Urbit
  • Published (online): 9 April 2021
  • Published: 1 November 2021
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Social Sciences (Sheffield) > Department of Sociological Studies (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Symplectic Sheffield
Date Deposited: 05 May 2021 12:04
Last Modified: 18 Feb 2022 12:18
Status: Published
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Refereed: Yes
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