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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 ...

Neoliberalism, Development and Resilience
Neoliberalism, Development and Resilience
Julian Reid
Introduction

Theories and analyses of the biopolitics of development have long since established and revealed the ways in which development has functioned historically as a technique of liberal governance. Not only has it functioned to constitute a globally racialized and militarized division between ‘developed’ and underdeveloped’ populations (Duffield, 2008: 16), so it has also functioned to reduce the life of the ‘under-developed’ to an economized form by viewing their development as an issue of their economic improvement (Shani, 2012). Over the last ten years, however, new doctrines of development have emerged which have sought to contest this classically liberal, economized and deeply Eurocentric way of conceiving development itself through the articulation of ...

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