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Constructions of neoliberal reason

Author: Jamie Peck
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2010.
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Amongst intellectuals and activists, neoliberalism has become a potent signifier for the kind of free-market thinking that has dominated politics for the past three decades. Forever associated with the conviction politics of Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher, the free-market project has since become synonymous with the 'Washington consensus' on international development policy and the phenomenon of corporate  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Peck, Jamie.
Constructions of neoliberal reason.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2010
(OCoLC)700952409
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jamie Peck
ISBN: 9780199580576 019958057X
OCLC Number: 607987825
Awards: Winner of Winner of the BISA International Political Economy Group (IPEG) Book Prize, 2011.
Description: xxi, 301 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Relocating Neoliberalism ---
2. Rebooting Freedom ---
3. Finding the Chicago School ---
4. Between Gotham and the Gulf ---
5. Creative Liberties ---
6. Decoding Obamanomics.
Responsibility: Jamie Peck.
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This book examines the rise and diffusion of free-market thinking, from the early 20th Century through to the age of Obama. It tracks the ascendency of neoliberalism, its key players and decisive  Read more...

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Most critics of neoliberalism leave the reader mystified as to how such flawed ideas could ever have become so powerful. Jamie Peck is the rare exception; his new book eviscerates neoliberal claims Read more...

 
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