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David Harvey - Brief History of Neoliberalism - 9780199283279 - V9780199283279
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Brief History of Neoliberalism

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Description for Brief History of Neoliberalism Paperback. Writing for a wide audience, Harvey here tells the political-economic story of where neoliberalization came from and how it proliferated on the world stage. He constructs a framework, not only for analyzing the political and economic dangers that now surround us, but also for assessing the prospects for more socially just alternatives. Num Pages: 256 pages, numerous graphs, 3 line drawings, 5 maps and 2 tables. BIC Classification: 3JJP; JPA; JPFK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 196 x 132 x 16. Weight in Grams: 196.
Neoliberalism - the doctrine that market exchange is an ethic in itself, capable of acting as a guide for all human action - has become dominant in both thought and practice throughout much of the world since 1970 or so. Its spread has depended upon a reconstitution of state powers such that privatization, finance, and market processes are emphasized. State interventions in the economy are minimized, while the obligations of the state to provide for the welfare of its citizens are diminished. David Harvey, author of 'The New Imperialism' and 'The Condition of Postmodernity', here tells the political-economic story ... Read more

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David Harvey has produced an extraordinary book that is both informative and daring in its analsis.
Ionnis Hlinavos, Development and Change
[An] impressive, condensed history of neo-liberalism...The many strengths of A Brief History of Neoliberalism cannot be adequately conveyed in this short space
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