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a decline in the confidence of administrative functions, institutions, or leadership; first introduced in 1973 by Jürgen Habermas, a German sociologist and philosopher

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legitimation crisis
legitimation crises

theories that postulated in the 1970s an impending ‘legitimation crisis’ of ‘late capitalism’

—p.lxv Introduction (lv) by Wolfgang Streeck
3 years, 3 months ago

the late 1970s is a good anchor point. By the end of that decade the country was engulfed in what sociologist Greta Krippner describes as a simultaneous social, fiscal, and legitimation crisis. The United States had overextended itself trying to manage both its domestic and overseas geopolitical projects. Military defeat, unrest at home and abroad, and increasing competition from European and Japanese firms led to skyrocketing inflation and rising unemployment.

—p.39 The Long Road to Crisis (33) by Nicole Aschoff
2 years, 10 months ago

legitimation crises typically unfold at a different pace and rhythm to stock market crashes

—p.217 What is to be Done? And Who is Going to Do It? (215) by David Harvey
2 years, 10 months ago