caters for the first, Marxism for the second, but societies built solely on either principle are in some sense dehumanising.
To take up the Compass definition is to see neo-liberalism
as a set of policies.
Scanlon's schema is largely informed by Fine's, which in turn is based upon a critique of social capital that assumes a connection with neo-liberalism
that is based upon Coleman and his synthesis of social exchange theory with rational choice theory.
What is neo-liberalism
and what is its historical importance?
Politics is in the process of being militarised as globalisation and the willing embrace of neo-liberalism
reduces the capacity of states to intervene economically to promote the welfare of citizens.
Danny Boyle, in a couple of hours, did more to assert democratic socialist values over neo-liberalism
than the UK Labour Party has managed to do in almost 40 years.
In the Strange Death, he extends the argument to claim that under corporate-dominated neo-liberalism
'democracy is joined by the market as a kind of victim' (Crouch, 2011, ix).
While the World Bank could not claim a total victory, they could claim significant inroads in a country which once mimicked social democracy in Scandinavia in the era before neo-liberalism
, after which both Costa Rican and Scandinavian social democracy joined social democracy everywhere in at least a partial embrace of neo-liberalism
and welfare state cutbacks.
Similarly, a range of speakers suggested that the fight against neo-liberalism
needed to be 'taken back' and waged at the national level, declaring that a reinvigoration of national politics would be an appropriate future strategy for contesting neo-liberalism
But having identified the neo-liberal turn as pivotal, Wacquant struggles to get to the bottom of what neo-liberalism
is really about and what its emergence as a hegemonic project means for criminal justice developments and wider public policy.
Beginning with an analysis of us foreign policy towards Iraq, which us neo-cons view as a massive laboratory for trying out all sorts of new policy initiatives (like the much-vaunted "flat tax," of which they are much enamoured), together with a recounting of how other countries in the Global South were used for similar such experimentation (witness Chile after 1973, with the Chicago Boys' tinkerings), Harvey proceeds to explore how neo-liberalism
has served to transfer massive amounts of wealth from the Global South to the Global North, especially the us.
11) The result, Chomsky concludes, is that neo-liberalism
is the `immediate and foremost enemy of genuine participatory democracy'.