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After exploring the five dimensions of the affinities between crisis and fascism, the book concludes with an immediate political context of the ongoing problem of salvific politics. While progressive forces may have slightly pushed back such tendencies in Portugal, the oikonomia paradigm remains unchallenged. Within the logic of preventing national salvations through total economization of the social, the book concludes that politics cannot be but an endless household management of crisis: to prevent authoritarian rule, the economization of politics will continue to generate its own micro-fascisms. To end, there is a reflection on the limits of each theoretical approach taken throughout the book as well as on the value of researching on crisis and fascism in ways that do not enact the very problem that they want to address.
KeywordsCrisis Portugal Exception Fascism Left Salvation
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