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Neoliberalism: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

Manfred B. Steger and Ravi K. Roy

January 2021

ISBN: 9780198849674

176 pages
Paperback
174x111mm

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Very Short Introductions

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In its heyday in the late 1990s, neoliberalism emerged as the world's dominant economic paradigm. Since then the global financial crash of 2008 and the recent emergence of more nationalist ideologies have challenged neoliberal assumptions and systems. This book examines the origins, core claims, and global variations of neoliberalism.

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In its heyday in the late 1990s, neoliberalism emerged as the world's dominant economic paradigm. Since then the global financial crash of 2008 and the recent emergence of more nationalist ideologies have challenged neoliberal assumptions and systems. This book examines the origins, core claims, and global variations of neoliberalism.

  • Explores the origins, evolution, and core ideas of neoliberalism
  • Discusses the impact of the 2008 Global Financial Crisis and the related European Sovereign Debt Crisis on neoliberal ideals and systems
  • Considers the global variations of neoliberalism
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over ten million copies sold worldwide

New to this edition

  • Includes a new final chapter focused on the impact of resurgent national populism on neoliberalism
  • Explores the post 2010 'third wave' of neoliberalism

About the Author(s)

Manfred B. Steger, Professor of Sociology, University of Hawai'i at Manoa and Global Professorial Fellow, Institute for Culture and Society, Western Sydney University, and Ravi K. Roy, Associate Professor of Political Science and Director, Quality & Innovation Leadership Incubator, Southern Utah University

Manfred B. Steger is Professor of Sociology at the University of Hawai'i-Manoa and Global Professorial Fellow at the Institute of Culture and Society, Western Sydney University. He has served as an academic consultant on globalization for the US State Department. He is the author or editor of twenty-eight books on globalization, social and political theory, and nonviolence, including: The Rise of the Global Imaginary: Political Ideologies from the French Revolution to the Global War on Terror (2008), What Is Global Studies? Theory & Practice (2017), and Globalization Matters: Engaging the Global in Unsettled Times (with Paul James, 2019).

Ravi K. Roy is Associate Professor of Public Administration and Director of the Quality and Innovation Leadership Incubator (QuIL) in the College of Aerospace and Technology at Southern Utah University. He is also a Senior Fellow at the W. Edwards Deming Institute© (2016- ) and Visiting Scholar at the Center for Neuroeconomic Studies at Claremont Graduate University (2020-2021). He has published books with Routledge Press, Sage Press, and Oxford University Press

Table of Contents

    Preface
    Abbreviations
    1:What's 'neo' about liberalism?
    2:Three waves of neoliberalism
    3:Neoliberalism in the Asia-Pacific Region
    4:Neoliberalism in Latin America and Africa
    5:Neoliberalism challenged
    References and Further Reading
    Index

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