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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 field of neoliberalism.

Neoliberal Turn in the Discipline of Economics: Depoliticization Through Economization1
Neoliberal Turn in the Discipline of Economics: Depoliticization Through Economization
Yahya M. Madra Fikret Adaman
Introduction

This chapter traces the genealogy of the neoliberal turn in the discipline of economics around four enduring theoretical controversies that traverse the entire field from the beginning of the twentieth century into the twenty-first. This historical sketch of a theoretical genealogy grounds a ‘thinner’ definition of neoliberalism that allows us to cast the net more widely than the commonly and traditionally deployed definition that limits it to a set of marketization, privatization, and (financial and trade) liberalization policies. Viewing the contemporary state of the discipline of economics from the perspective of ...

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