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The shock doctrine : the rise of disaster capitalism

Author: Naomi Klein
Publisher: Toronto : Alfred A. Knopf Canada, ©2007.
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Named Person: Milton Friedman; Milton Friedman; Milton Friedman
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Naomi Klein
ISBN: 9780676978001 0676978002
OCLC Number: 74556458
Description: 662 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : blank is beautiful : three decades of erasing and remaking the world --
The torture lab : Ewen Cameron, the CIA and the maniacal quest to erase and remake the human mind --
The other Doctor Shock : Milton Friedman and the search for a laissez-faire laboratory --
States of shock : the bloody birth of the counter-revolution --
Cleaning the slate : terror does its work --
"Entirely unrelated" : how an ideology was cleansed of its crimes --
Saved by a war : Thatcherism and its useful enemies --
The new Dr. Shock : economic warfare replaces dictatorship --
Crisis works : the packaging of shock therapy --
Slamming the door on history : a crisis in Poland, a massacre in China --
Democracy born in chains : South Africa's constricted freedom --
Bonfire of a young democracy : Russia chooses "the Pinochet option" --
The capitalist ID : Russia and the new era of the boor market --
Let it burn : the looting of Asia and "the fall of the second Berlin Wall" --
Shock therapy in the U.S.A. : the Homeland security bubble --
A corporatist state : removing the revolving door, putting in an archway --
Erasing Iraq : in search of a "model" for the Middle East --
Ideological blowback : a very capitalist disaster --
Full circle : from blank slate to scorched earth --
Blanking the beach : "the second tsunami" --
Disaster apartheid : a world of green zones and red zones --
Losing the peace incentive : Israel as warning --
Conclusion : shock wears off : the rise of people's reconstruction.
Responsibility: Naomi Klein.
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