The New Way of the World: On Neoliberal Society

The New Way of the World: On Neoliberal Society

By: Pierre Dardot (author), Christian Laval (author)Hardback

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Exploring the genesis of neoliberalism, and the political and economic circumstances of its deployment, Pierre Dardot and Christian Laval dispel numerous common misconceptions. Neoliberalism is neither a return to classical liberalism nor the restoration of "pure" capitalism. To misinterpret neoliberalism is to fail to understand what is new about it: far from viewing the market as a natural given that limits state action, neoliberalism seeks to construct the market and use it as a model for governments. Only once this is grasped will its opponents be able to meet the unprecedented political and intellectual challenge it poses.

About Author

Pierre Dardot is a philosopher and specialist in Hegel and Marx. Christian Laval is Professor of Sociology at the Universite de Paris Ouest Nanterre La Defense. They are co-authors of Sauver Marx? Empire, multitude, travail immateriel and Marx, prenom: Karl.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781784786243
  • Format: Hardback, Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9781784786243
  • weight: 367
  • ISBN10: 1784786241

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