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Politics, Power and States in Globalization
Politics, power and states in globalization
Haward H.Lentner

In today's world, the attempt to banish politics from public life emanates from many corners. Neoliberal ideology not only dominates discourse about the international political economy; it is pervasive in framing public questions and insinuates itself into most intellectual analyses of public choice. Neoliberals have reached such a dominant position in public discussion that even non-ideological journalists write about contested views as if they were settled truths. For example, when governments opt for market principles, they are said to have made ‘economic’ decisions, whereas more interventionist policies are labeled ‘political’. Yet, neither choice is less political than the other. For three decades in American politics anti-government rhetoric has sounded a powerful theme of ...

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