metapolitics

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metapolitics

(ˌmɛtəˈpɒlɪtɪks)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (functioning as singular) political theory: often used derogatorily
metapolitical adj
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The task is immense, historic, and ultimately metapolitical.
However, as noted, an endeavor to save the heterogeneous sensible poses two distinct threats whereby art is either transformed into "a metapolitical act" or becomes identified with "the forms of everyday aestheticized life" (Ranciere, 2006, Para.
Your work is certainly metapolitical in the sense that it articulates the stakes of particular discourses, technologies, and things like that, but I guess my question would be, should historiography have a political valence that's openly acknowledged and engaged with, and how do you see your work in terms of this?
From this, Rifkin (2009, page 106) concludes, a critique of racial discourse cannot address "the structuring force of sovereignty" in US settler society, or "the ways the exceptionalization of Native peoples works to legitimize the unconstrained metapolitical power of the United States to invent, enforce, and alter the statuses/categories/concepts in which Native peoples are made to signify".
Ursula Mayer's recent exhibition "Not a curse, nor a bargain, but a hymn" offered a precis of the dominant culture, melding literary "classics," fashion editorials, the metapolitical propaganda of the liberal press, science-fiction mise-en-scene, soap operas, and high-end commercial display.
1) The sovereign state's authority claim over its population imparts it with metapolitical authority.
As such, Rousseau is not engaged in what Badiou calls political philosophy, which is understood as the normative disengagement from active and actual politics; rather, Rousseau is a metapolitical thinker whose work thinks the conditions of politics itself.
More importantly, even if the agency and court both get science "right," an opinion that sufficiently explains the science and policy at issue provides valuable information highlighting the proto-, meso-, and metapolitical aspects of the case.
Understanding the layers of politics that underpin the use of knowledge and the discourses that frame that knowledge is important for helping researchers navigate the 'demands for metapolitical democratization' (Fraser 2005:86).
But unwilling to think in pragmatic political terms about the power of states and building strategic coalitions, he engaged instead in philosophical metapolitical discourse.
In other words, art, indifferent to politics as such, may still have metapolitical effects.
This process of ideological co-option facilitated the otherwise paradoxical New Left achievement of aligning the libertarian counter-culture of the 'Sixties with Maoism, and mobilising it in support of a Stalinist state carrying out a war of aggression in Indo-China, while opposing the liberal democracies of Australia and the United States, and bequeathed this totalising, metapolitical approach to subsequent Australian history, persistently elevating important questions to a quasi-religious and millen-arian status, where responses are taken to reflect the nature of an ethical inner-being--of both the individual and society.