Previous Chapter Chapter 7: Neoliberal Thought Collectives: Integrating Social Science and Intellectual History Next Chapter

Dieter Plehwe

In: The SAGE Handbook of Neoliberalism

Chapter 7: Neoliberal Thought Collectives: Integrating Social Science and Intellectual History

  • Citations
  • Add to My List
  • Text Size

Neoliberal Thought Collectives: Integrating Social Science and Intellectual History
Neoliberal Thought Collectives: Integrating Social Science and Intellectual History
Dieter Plehwe
Introduction: Neoliberalism and the Elusive Concept of Culture

The study of neoliberalism remains fraught with difficulties, partly due to the polyvalence of the category in conjunction with disciplinary particularities. Social scientists are mainly interested in the study of social, political and economic relations and institutions. When social scientists discuss neoliberalism, they usually refer to the transformation of welfare state capitalism and the rise of the competition state, to marketization and intensified globalization. Key actors are corporations, interest groups and political leaders like Ronald Reagan or Margaret Thatcher, followed by Tony Blair and Gerhard Schröder, and their equivalents in other world regions. Curiously, ...

Looks like you do not have access to this content.

Login

Don’t know how to login?

Click here for free trial login.

Back to Top

Copy and paste the following HTML into your website