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Maria Markantonatou

Dr. Maria Markantonatou
Areas of Interest: Crisis and post-democracy in Greece.
University of the Aegean
Laboratory for Social and Political Institutions Mytilene (Lesvos)


Stay(s) with the Research Group

01.11.2012 - 30.04.2013

26./27.06. 2013 - Jenaer Dialog. Arbeiten in Europa

Reserach focus, presentations and publications during stay

In her work Dr. Maria Markantonatou focuses on the crisis in Greece and its effects on the Greek democracy. This was also the focus of a workshop in which she discussed her findings with the Research Group. While in Jena she also worked on a paper published in the Research Group's Working Paper Series entitled 'From The Limits to Growth to 'Degrowth': Discourses of Critique of Growth in the Crises of the 1970s and 2008' which can be read here.

Selected Publications

Fiscal Discipline through Internal Devaluation and Discourses of Rent-Seeking: the Case of the Crisis in Greece, in Studies in Political Economy, vol. 91, 2013.

Die Konstruktion des "Feindes" in der Zeit der Finanzkrise: Neoliberalisierung und Ausnahmezustand in Griechenland, in Nation - Ausgrenzung - Krise: Kritische Perspektiven auf Europa, Friedrich S., Schreiner, P. (Hg.), Edition Assemblage, Münster, 2013.

The Post-Welfare State and Changing forms of Political Participation, in Democracy in Transition: Political Participation in the European Union, Demetriou, Κ. (ed.), Springer Verlag, Berlin, 2013.

Neoliberal State Regulation and the Bail Out of Global Capitalism in the Recent Economic Crisis, (review article), in Critical Sociology, 2012 Vol. 39, Issue 1, 2013.

Diagnosis, Treatment and Effects of the Crisis in Greece: A "Special Case" or a "Test Case"?, Max-Planck-Institut für Gesellschaftsforschung, Discussion Paper, 3/13, 2013.

Potestas and Violentia Power in the Doctrine of "Military Operations in Urban Terrain" (MOUT): State Sovereignty and Biopolitics in 2000-2011 Urban Warfare, in Political and Military Sociology: An Annual Review, vol. 40, 2013.

The Social Consequences of the Financial Crisis in Greece: Recession, Insecurity and Welfare Deregulation, in International Journal of Anthropology, Vol. 27, number 3, 2012.

The State and Modes of Regulation in Greece from the Post-war Period to the 2009 Financial Crisis, in Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies, vol. 14, number 4, 2012.

Socio-political Representations of Migration and State Sovereignty, in Annuaire International des Droits de l' Homme/International Yearbook on Human Rights, Pararas, P. (ed.), vol. VI, 2011.

Effects of the "European Security and Defence Policy" (ESDP) in Greece in European Research Studies Journal, vol. ΧΙΙΙ, issue 2, 2010.

Urban Communitarianism, Crime Politics and State Restructuring, in Urban Governance in Europe, Eckhardt F., Elander I. (eds.), Berliner Wissenschaftsverlag, 2009.

The State and the Monopoly of Violence: Theoretical Perspectives and Transformations, Papazisis Editions, Athens, 2009 (Book, in Greek).

The ideal-typical transition from Fordism to post-Fordism: A neo-positivist problem setting?, in European Research Studies Journal, vol. X, issue 1-2, 2007.

Die Umsetzung des Neuen Öffentlichen Managements in der Kriminalpolitik, in Kriminologisches Journal, number 36, vol. 3, 2004.