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Neoliberal Hegemony by Dieter Plehwe
Book DescriptionNeoliberalism is fast becoming the dominant ideology of our age, yet politicians, businessmen and academics rarely identify themselves with it and even political forces critical of it continue to carry out neoliberal policies around the globe. How can we make sense of this paradox? Who actually are "the neoliberals"? This is the first explanation of neoliberal hegemony, which systematically considers and analyzes the networks and organizations of around 1.000 self conscious neoliberal intellectuals organized in the Mont Pelerin Society. This book challenges simplistic understandings of neoliberalism. It underlines the variety of neoliberal schools of thought, the various approaches of its proponents in the fight for hegemony in research and policy development, political and communication efforts, and the well funded, well coordinated, and highly effective new types of knowledge organizations generated by the neoliberal movement: partisan think tanks. It also closes an important gap in the growing literature on "private authority", presenting new perspectives on transnational civil society formation processes. This fascinating new book will be of great interest to students of international relations, political economy, globalization and politics.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415373272
(234mm x 156mm x 22mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Jan-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Dieter Plehwe
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What is neoliberalism, and where did it come from? This volume attempts to answer these questions by exploring neoliberalism's origins and growth as a political and economic movement. It presents the debates and conflicts that occurred among neoliberal scholars and their political and corporate allies regarding trade unions and antitrust policies.
Neoliberal Hegemony, Paperback (October 2007)» View all books by Dieter Plehwe
Provides an explanation of neoliberal hegemony, which systematically considers and analyzes the networks and organizations of around 1,000 self-conscious neoliberal intellectuals organized in the Mont Pelerin Society.
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Author Biography - Dieter Plehwe
New York University, USA Bethelehem Mission, Immensee, Switzerland. IUF Regional Coordination Office, Moscow.
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