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Over the last two decades, 'neoliberalism' has emerged as a key concept within a range of social science disciplines including sociology, political science, human geography, anthropology, political economy, and cultural studies. The SAGE Handbook of Neoliberalism showcases the cutting edge of contemporary scholarship in this field by bringing together a team of global experts. Across seven key sections, the handbook explores the different ways in which neoliberalism has been understood and the key questions about the nature of neoliberalism: Part 1: Perspectives Part 2: Sources Part 3: Variations and Diffusions Part 4: The State Part 5: Social and Economic Restructuring Part 6: Cultural Dimensions Part 7: Neoliberalism and Beyond This handbook is the key reference text for scholars and graduate students engaged in the growing ...

Austerity as Tragedy? From Neoliberal Governmentality to the Critique of Late Capitalist Control
Austerity as Tragedy? From Neoliberal Governmentality to the Critique of Late Capitalist Control
Nicholas Kiersey
Introduction

In the wake of Europe's turn towards austerity, scholars from a range of perspectives are debating the role of neoliberal economic theory in the management of the global economy. For some, the power of neoliberal theory is demonstrated clearly by the fact that, despite its obvious failure to anticipate the global financial meltdown of 2008, key policymakers around the world have remained loyal to many of its key technical stratagems, including that of expansionary fiscal consolidation (Soros, 2008; Blyth, 2013; Krugman, 2013). Surveying the sites and scenes of the current European crisis, these ...

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