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Neoliberalism A Critical Reader

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ISBN-10: 0745322999

ISBN-13: 9780745322995

Edition: 2004

Authors: Alfredo Saad-Filho, Deborah Johnston

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Written by respected authors from all over the world, this book provides a critical overview of one of the most significant phenomena in contemporary society. It is an accessible, entry level book for undergraduate and graduate students.
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Book details

List price: $99.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Pluto Press
Publication date: 2/20/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Alfredo Saad-Filho is professor of political economy at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He is the author of The Value of Marx (2002), the editor of Anti-Capitalism: A Marxist Introduction (Pluto Press, 2003) and co-editor of Neoliberalism: A Critical Reader (Pluto Press, 2005).

Deborah Johnston is a Lecturer in Development Economics at SOAS. She has worked on labour markets and poverty, and has undertaken consultancy work in the UK, Russia and in a number of countries in Africa.

Introduction
The neoliberal (counter-) revolution
From Keynesianism to neoliberalism : shifting paradigms in economics
Mainstream economics in the neoliberal era
The economic mythology of neoliberalism
The neoliberal theory of society
Neoliberalism and politics, and the politics of neoliberalism
Neoliberalism, globalisation and international relations
Neoliberalism and primitive accumulation in less developed countries
Neoliberal globalisation : imperialism without empires?
Neoliberalism in international trade : sound economics or a question of faith?
'A haven of familiar monetary practice' : the neoliberal dream in international money and finance
From Washington to post-Washington consensus : neoliberal agendas for economic development
Foreign aid, neoliberalism and US imperialism
Sticks and carrots for farmers in developing countries : agrarian neoliberalism in theory and practice
Poverty and distribution : back on the neoliberal agenda?
The welfare state and neoliberalism
Neoliberalism, the new right and sexual politics
Neoliberal agendas for higher education
Neoliberalism and civil society : project and possibilities
Neoliberalism and democracy : market power versus democratic power
Neoliberalism and the third way
The birth of neoliberalism in the United States : a reorganisation of capitalism
The neoliberal experience of the United Kingdom
European integration as a vehicle of neoliberal hegemony
Neoliberalism : the Eastern European frontier
The political economy of neoliberalism in Latin America
Neoliberalism in sub-Saharan Africa : from structural adjustment to NEPAD
Neoliberalism and South Asia : the case of a narrowing discourse
Assessing neoliberalism in Japan
Neoliberal restructuring of capital relations in East and South-East Asia