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Post-neoliberalism in the Americas

Post-neoliberalism in the Americas

Author: Laura Macdonald; Anne Ruckert
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Series: International political economy series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Dramatic changes have occurred in recent years in countries throughout the Americas. Neoliberal policy prescriptions promoted by international financial agencies have failed to deliver significant growth, and have led to rising levels of poverty and inequality. This collection brings together a diverse range of analyses to interrogate these changes occurring in the Americas, from Canada to Venezuela to Chile.  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Macdonald; Anne Ruckert
ISBN: 0230232825 9780230232822
OCLC Number: 1132032254
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 22 octobre 2010).
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xii, 296 pages)
Contents: The contradictions and transformations of neoliberalism in Latin America : from structural adjustment to "empowering the poor" / Marcus Taylor --
Post-neoliberalism and the new left in the Americas : the pathways of economic and trade policies / Pablo Heidrich and Diana Tussie --
Struggling between autonomy and institutional transformations : social movements in Latin America and the move toward post-neoliberalism / Ulrich Brand and Nicola Sekler --
Post-neoliberalism and the emergence of human rights politics in international finance / Elizabeth Friesen --
Hugo Chávez and the search for post-neoliberal policy alternatives in Venezuela / Judy Meltzer --
From naked barbarism to barbarism with benefits : neoliberal capitalism, natural gas policy, and the Evo Morales government in Bolivia / Jeffery R. Webber --
Is there a post-neoliberal policy toward foreign direct investment in Argentina and Chile? / Paul Alexander Haslam --
The World Bank and the poverty reduction strategy of Nicaragua : toward a post-neoliberal world development order? / Arne Ruckert --
The "re-branding" of neoliberalism : competing hegemonies and systemic dilemmas impacting educational development in heavily indebted Latin American states / Adam Davidson-Harden --
Neoliberalism and the micropolitics of domination in the United States / Mary Hawkesworth --
Poverty policy and politics in Canada and Mexico : "inclusive" liberalism? / Rianne Mahon and Laura Macdonald --
The shaping of motherhood through social investment in children : examples from Canada and Mexico / Lucy Luccisano and Glenda Wall --
Neoliberalism's agnosticism : domestic and immigration policies and the model family in Canada and the United States / Lois Harder --
Colombia's neoliberal regime of governance : securitization by dispossession / Cristina Rojas --
Afterword : Post-neoliberal politics and pathways / Laura Macdonald and Arne Ruckert.
Series Title: International political economy series.
Responsibility: edited by Laura Macdonald, Arne Ruckert.


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