The Limits of Neoliberalism: Authority, Sovereignty and the Logic of Competition

The Limits of Neoliberalism: Authority, Sovereignty and the Logic of Competition

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“Some books describe the neoliberal project using the neoliberals' own terms; others promote more profound understanding by bringing in other intellectual resources. Will Davies is one of the best of the latter. In this fascinating book he inverts the conventional neoliberal practice of treating politics as if it were mere epiphenomenon of market theory, demonstrating that their version of economics is far better understood as the pursuit of politics by other means.”

- Professor Philip Mirowski, University of Notre Dame

“Writing with clarity and precision and drawing on a rich array of sources, Will Davies takes the sociological discussion of neo-liberalism, its past and possible futures, to newer and richer intellectual realms.”

- Professor Paul du Gay, Copenhagen Business School

“A sparkling, original, and provocative analysis of neoliberalism. It ...

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