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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.

Progressive Politics Under Neoliberalism
Progressive Politics Under Neoliberalism
David Coates
Introduction

Neoliberalism (Gamble, 2001) has been, and continues to be, a serious problem for progressive politics. Its appearance as a dominant economic and political form was both a response to and measure of the crisis in the Keynesian-based progressive politics that prevailed in the vast majority of advanced capitalisms during some/all of the years of the long capitalist boom that followed World War II. When the arguments that would later be central to the neoliberal project first reappeared on any scale in academia and right-wing conservative circles in the late 1960s, they were treated by most political commentators as ancestral voices from an age that was long gone and never to return. ...

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