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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.

The Neoliberal Remaking of the Working Class
The neoliberal Remaking of the Working Class
Kim Moody
Introduction

Throughout its history capitalism has continuously reshaped the working class in terms of occupations, industries, geography, and demographics as accumulation penetrated new areas of production and commodification enveloped more aspects of human activity. The shift of labour from farm to factory was, and in much of the world still is, an ongoing process of dislocation and dispossession, while employment in service-producing industries surpassed those in goods production in most industrial nations by the mid-twentieth century. The last three decades or so have seen another transition in the shape of the working class internationally not only occupationally and industrially, but in the racial, gender, and national ...

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