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Title:
The rise and fall of neoliberalism : the collapse of an economic order?
Author:
Birch, Kean.
ISBN:
9781848133488

9781848133495
Publication Information:
London ; New York : Zed Books ; New York : Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Physical Description:
280 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
Contents:
Introduction : a world turned right way up / Kean Birch and Vlad Mykhnenko -- How neoliberalism got where it is : elite planning, corporate lobbying and the release of the free market / David Miller -- Making neoliberal order in the United States / Kean Birch and Adam Tickell -- Neoliberalism, intellectual property and the global knowledge economy / David Tyfield -- Neoliberalism and the calculable world : the rise of carbon trading / Larry Lohmann -- Tightening the web : the World Bank and enforced policy reform / Elisa van Waeyenberge -- The corruption industry and transition : neoliberalizing post-Soviet space? / Adam Swain, Vlad Mykhnenko and Shaun French -- Remaking the welfare state : from safety net to trampoline / Julie MacLeavy -- Zombieconomics : the living death of the dismal science / Ben Fine -- From hegemony to crisis? : the continuing ecological dominance of neoliberalism / Bob Jessop -- Do it yourself : a politics for changing our world / Paul Chatterton -- Dreaming the real : a politics of ethical spectacles / Paul Routledge -- Transnational companies and transnational civil society / Leonith Hinojosa and Anthony Bebbington -- Defeating neoliberalism : a Marxist internationalist perspective and programme / Jean Shaoul -- Conclusion : the end of an economic order? / Vlad Mykhnenko and Kean Birch.
Abstract:
The recent, devastating and ongoing economic crisis has exposed the faultlines in the dominant neoliberal economic order, opening debate for the first time in years on alternative visions that do not subscribe to a 'free' market ethic. Bringing together the work of distinguished scholars and dedicated activists, The Rise and Fall of Neoliberalism presents critical perspectives of neoliberal policies, questions the ideas underpinning neoliberalism, and explores diverse responses to it from around the world.--From publisher description.
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The recent, devastating and ongoing economic crisis has exposed the faultlines in the dominant neoliberal economic order, opening debate for the first time in years on alternative visions that do not subscribe to a 'free' market ethic.Bringing together the work of distinguished scholars and dedicated activists, The Rise and Fall of Neoliberalism presents critical perspectives of neoliberal policies, questions the ideas underpinning neoliberalism, and explores diverse responses to it from around the world.


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction: Turning the World Right-way UpKean Birch and Vlad Mykhnenko
Section I The Rise of Neoliberalism
Chapter 2 How Neoliberalism Got Where It IsDavid Miller
Chapter 3 Making Global RulesAdam Tickell and Kean Birch
Chapter 4 Neoliberalism, Intellectual Property and the Global Knowledge EconomyDavid Tyfield
Chapter 5 Neoliberalism and the Calculable World: The Rise of Carbon TradingLarry Lohmann
Chapter 6 Tightening the Web: The World Bank and Enforced Policy ReformElisa Van Waeyenberge
Chapter 7 Neoliberalising post-Soviet Space? Corruption and TransitionAdam Swain and Vlad Mykhnenko and Shaun French
Chapter 8 Remaking the Welfare State: From Safety Net to TrampolineJulie MacLeavy
Section II The Fall of Neoliberalism
Chapter 9 Zombieconomics: The Living Death of the Dismal ScienceBen Fine
Chapter 10 What follows neo-liberalism? The deepening contradictions of US Domination and the Struggle for a New Global OrderBob Jessop
Chapter 11 Do It Yourself: A politics for changing our worldPaul Chatterton
Chapter 12 Dreaming the Real: A Politics of Ethical SpectaclesPaul Routledge
Chapter 13 Transnational Corporations and Transnational Civil SocietyLeonith Hinojosa and Anthony Bebbington
Chapter 14 Anti-neoliberalism or a new socialistic agenda in South America?Kathya Cordova
Chapter 15 Opposing neo-liberalism: A Marxist internationalist perspectiveJean Shaoul
Chapter 16 ConclusionKean Birch and Vlad Mykhnenko