But at the same time, the state and society have accumulated problems of ungovernability
- failure of the ruling elites to establish rule of law and justice or pursue consistent development policies to raise the standard of living of the common people.
A slow slide into ungovernability
can be just as devastating as a breakup.
This model was displayed as the only way to a peaceful system of coexistence, given the diverse fears deeply rooted in the Spanish society (such as the possibility of a coup d'etat; terrorist activities or the ungovernability
of the country).
Paradoxically, efforts to control time yield evidence of time's ungovernability
, the tacit understanding of which informs egodocumentary practices and texts, and, by extension, the "ego" they mediate.
Beholden to pre-existing notions of Moro ungovernability
, for two decades military and civilian administrators ruled the Southern Philippines separately from the Christian regions of the North.
This places Attewell's book within scholarship that resists the centre-periphery model of imperialism and rather views the Empire as a circuit, across which ideas, commodities, and bodies traffic with increasing ungovernability
Tutu's stint as general secretary of the South African Council of Churches, his leadership role in the radical relationship between church and state, as well as his immersion in the reality of black resistance and the nationwide push for ungovernability
were to radicalize him further.
By promoting general ungovernability
, the youth wanted to protect residents from the assaults of the state and the infiltration of informers, while at the same time they sought to overcome fear and internalized repression.
Although still primarily instrumental, acts that create states of ungovernability
also carry a degree of discursiveness.
In this sense, Wanderley (2000) claims that these areas present a "Hobbesian state of ungovernability
," understood as a continued rupture of the social fabric within a framework of continued violence and criminality over time.
Defense Minister Salvador Cienfuegos said violence "only leads to national failure, social backwardness, ungovernability
as to what the apparent ungovernability
, yet ongoing survival, of cities like Lagos or Kinshasa may have to say about the future of urban governance in general" (Simone 2).