The politics of Neoliberalism (in Europe’s periphery)

  • Aldo MadariagaEmail author
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Neoliberalism is here to stay, both as an empirical phenomenon and as a concept. Although many predicted and expected the demise of neoliberalism after the 2007–2008 crisis, a series of works have shown neoliberalism’s surprising “non-death” and “resilience” (Crouch 2011; Mirowski 2013; Schmidt and Thatcher 2013). Similarly, while it is widely acknowledged that neoliberalism has become a polysemic and contested concept,...


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centro de Investigación y Docencia EconómicasMexico CityMexico
  2. 2.Centro de Economía y Políticas Sociales, Universidad MayorSantiagoChile

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