‘Personal sovereignty’ in pandemics: or, why do today’s ‘sovereignists’ reject state sovereignty?

Published in: 30 June 2020 Written by: Luiza Bialasiewicz All articles by: Luiza Bialasiewicz Written by: Hanna L. Muehlenhoff All articles by: Hanna L. Muehlenhoff

Calls for the rejection of face masks, for example, bring together a disparate set of European political actors – all re-claiming ‘personal sovereignty’.

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