Emergency politics in the 21st century - EXPeditions

Emergency politics in the 21st century

by Jonathan White
  • Key point 1
    Emergency rule can be understood as a supposedly temporary situation when exceptional times are said to demand exceptional measures.
  • Key point 2
    In theory, it should be possible to return to the status quo ante after a period of emergency politics; in practice, it isn’t that clear.
  • Key point 3
    If modern crises are profound and long-standing, perhaps we should be sceptical about emergency rule.