LIQUID SUBJECTS

Our paper, Liquid Subjects: News Media and Public Political Pedagogy, co-authored with Claudia Ruitenberg, is out in Critical Studies in Education, 2015, Vol 57, Issue 3.  

 

In the article, we focused on news media and political education within consumer society. We argued that news consumption is part of a public political pedagogy through which individuals negotiate becoming liquid subjects, that is, citizens who take a critical, monitorial, and individualistic consumer approach to becoming political and taking.