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Neoliberalism in the Culture of Terror

  • Maximiliano E. Korstanje
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Abstract

One of the most troubling aspects of neoliberalism is that paradoxically though it is widely used and cited in the different studies, books, and dissertation in social sciences, little is known respecting its nature. This is the reason why the present chapter theorizes on neoliberalism, its different meanings, as well as its ideological core. Today’s neoliberalism coincides with something else than the need to adopt free trade globally to curb social conflict. It traverses many other fields that are confronting neorealism. I dissect, here, not only the evolution of liberal mind through different authors and authoritative voices, but also how 9/11 and an imposed culture of fear gradually undermined the democratic institutions in the United States and Europe.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of PalermoBuenos AiresArgentina

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