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Neo-Liberalism or Democracy? Economic Strategy, Markets, and Alternatives for the 21st Century by Arthur MacEwan

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Published by Zed Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Development economics,
  • Development studies,
  • Economic systems,
  • Economic theory & philosophy,
  • Political structures: democracy,
  • Liberalism,
  • Democracy,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Political Science / Economic Conditions,
  • Economics - General,
  • Free Enterprise

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8996772M
ISBN 101856497259
ISBN 109781856497251

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Neo-Liberalism or Democracy?: Economic Strategy, Markets, and Alternatives for the 21st Century [MacEwan, Arthur] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Neo-Liberalism or Democracy?: Economic Strategy, Markets, and Alternatives for the 21st CenturyCited by: Liberal democracy is the dominant political ideology in the West today. Taken at face value it suggests an equivalency between its two central components--liberalism and democracy--but as Fred Dallmayr argues here, the two operate in very different registers. The concept of „neoliberalism‟ has, during the past twenty years or so, become quite widespread in some political and academic debates. Several authors have even suggested that neoliberalism is „the dominant ideology shaping our world today‟, and that we live in an „age of neoliberalism‟. Neoliberalism has had an interesting trajectory. It was initially formulated as an intellectual-cum-political project in ; enjoyed growing acceptance as an economic and political strategy in.

David Harvey's book "A Brief History of Neoliberalism" is exactly that. It traces the origins of neoliberalism in the attempt of the capitalist class to reform itself and find a new class consciousness after the stagnation of the s had ended the one great boom period of Cited by: The ideological foundations of neo-liberalism Neoliberalism presents itself as a doctrine based on the inexorable truths of modern economics. However, despite its scientific trappings, modern economics is not a scientific discipline but the rigorous elaboration of a very specific social theory, which has become so deeply embedded inFile Size: KB. Francis Fukuyama, “The End of History,” The National Interest (Summer ). Jodi Dean, Publicity’s Secret: How Technoculture Capitalizes on Democracy (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, ). Jodi Dean, Democracy and Other Neoliberal Fantasies (Durham, NC: Duke University Press). Paul A. Passavant, “The Strong Neoliberal State: Crime, Corruption, Governance,” Theory & Event 8, 3.   Critically assess the extent to which deliberative democracy, neo-conservatism and/or neo-liberalism promote and/or restrict democratization for groups that are excluded and marginalized. Please refer to the debates presented in the attached readings to make your points and cite your sources.

  This is a book I think everyone should read. It clearly lays out the the origins and consequences of economic neoliberalism a.k.a. globalization a.k.a. the bit of a pickle we are all in now. This takes a very dry topic and makes it readable, short, and easy to understand/5. Wendy Brown is Class of First Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley, and the author of Undoing the Demos: Neoliberalism’s Stealth Revolution (Zone Books).. Timothy Shenk is a graduate student in history at Columbia University and a Dissent contributing editor. He is the author of Maurice Dobb: Political Economist. Neoliberalism or neo-liberalism is the 20th-century resurgence of 19th-century ideas associated with laissez-faire economic liberalism and free market capitalism.: 7 It is generally associated with policies of economic liberalization including privatization, deregulation, globalization, free trade, austerity, and reductions in government spending in order to increase the role of the private. Neoliberalism, education and curriculum. Book Book 10/06/17 AM 10/06/17 AM. designers decide the kno wledge and skil ls youn g people must learn.