Skip to main content
×
×
Home
  • Get access
    Check if you have access via personal or institutional login
  • Cited by 18
  • Cited by
    This chapter has been cited by the following publications. This list is generated based on data provided by CrossRef.

    Possamai, Adam 2018. The i-zation of Society, Religion, and Neoliberal Post-Secularism. p. 1.

    Campeau, Holly and Levi, Ron 2018. Neoliberal Legality as Dual Process: Embeddedness, Courts and Crime Prevention in the United States. The British Journal of Criminology,

    Alexander, Victoria D. 2018. Heteronomy in the arts field: state funding and British arts organizations. The British Journal of Sociology, Vol. 69, Issue. 1, p. 23.

    Iturralde, Manuel 2018. Neoliberalism and its impact on Latin American crime control fields. Theoretical Criminology, p. 136248061875636.

    De Costa, Peter I. Park, Joseph and Wee, Lionel 2018. Linguistic entrepreneurship as affective regime: organizations, audit culture, and second/foreign language education policy. Language Policy,

    Lamont, Michèle 2018. Addressing Recognition Gaps: Destigmatization and the Reduction of Inequality. American Sociological Review, Vol. 83, Issue. 3, p. 419.

    Wilson, Shaun and Spies-Butcher, Ben 2016. After New Labour: political and policy consequences of welfare state reforms in the United Kingdom and Australia. Policy Studies, Vol. 37, Issue. 5, p. 408.

    Naudet, Jules and Dubost, Claire-Lise 2016. The Indian exception: the densification of the network of corporate interlocks and the specificities of the Indian business system (2000–2012). Socio-Economic Review, p. mwv035.

    Agarwala, Rina 2016. Divine Development: Transnational Indian Religious Organizations in the United States and India. International Migration Review, Vol. 50, Issue. 4, p. 910.

    Hodges, Ron and Lapsley, Irvine 2016. A Private Sector Failure, a Public Sector Crisis - Reflections on the Great Recession. Financial Accountability & Management, Vol. 32, Issue. 3, p. 265.

    Kavanagh, Matthew M. 2016. The Right to Health: Institutional Effects of Constitutional Provisions on Health Outcomes. Studies in Comparative International Development, Vol. 51, Issue. 3, p. 328.

    Favell, Adrian 2016. Liberalism not Neo-Liberalism: Comment on Will Kymlicka’s article: “Solidarity in Diverse Societies”. Comparative Migration Studies, Vol. 4, Issue. 1,

    De Costa, Peter Park, Joseph and Wee, Lionel 2016. Language Learning as Linguistic Entrepreneurship: Implications for Language Education. The Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, Vol. 25, Issue. 5-6, p. 695.

    Clair, Matthew 2016. Communication and Information Technologies Annual. Vol. 11, Issue. , p. 169.

    Le Galès, Patrick 2016. Neoliberalism and Urban Change: Stretching a Good Idea Too Far?. Territory, Politics, Governance, Vol. 4, Issue. 2, p. 154.

    Bugarič, Bojan 2016. Neoliberalism, Post-Communism, and the Law. Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 12, Issue. 1, p. 313.

    Mijs, Jonathan J. B. Bakhtiari, Elyas and Lamont, Michèle 2016. Neoliberalism and Symbolic Boundaries in Europe. Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World, Vol. 2, Issue. , p. 237802311663253.

    Kymlicka, Will 2015. Solidarity in diverse societies: beyond neoliberal multiculturalism and welfare chauvinism. Comparative Migration Studies, Vol. 3, Issue. 1,

    ×
  • Print publication year: 2013
  • Online publication date: May 2013

1 - Neoliberalism

Summary

In the final three decades of the twentieth century, the world's political economic framework underwent a far-reaching transformation from a state-centric to a neoliberal form (Sewell 2005). In the years following World War II, economies in all areas of the world had been governed by state-centered regulatory regimes. In the wealthy countries of North America, Western Europe, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand, economies were based on free markets and private property, but they were carefully steered and regulated by democratic Keynesian welfare states. In the communist countries, almost all economic activity took place in authoritarian state institutions. And in most of the major countries of Africa, Asia, and Latin America, governments imposed ambitious schemes of state-led development. Over the course of the 1970s, state-led regulatory regimes entered into crisis. By the 1990s, the communist regimes had fallen or had been thoroughly transformed from within by introducing markets and privatizing production. The advanced capitalist countries had dismantled or watered down their regulatory states by privatizing publicly owned enterprises, lifting capital controls, deregulating markets, and, more selectively, paring back welfare guarantees. And the vast majority of developing countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America had abandoned important elements of their nationalist development strategies and opened their borders to global flows of capital and goods – some on their own volition and others under the coercive urging of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank. All of these countries had become part of a rapidly integrating world market regulated by global rules administered by economic governance institutions such as the World Trade Organization and disciplined by instantaneous global exchanges for currencies, securities, and bonds.

Recommend this book

Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection.

Social Resilience in the Neoliberal Era
  • Online ISBN: 9781139542425
  • Book DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9781139542425
Please enter your name
Please enter a valid email address
Who would you like to send this to *
×
References
Arrighi, Giovanni. 2007. Adam Smith in Beijing: Lineages of the Twenty-First Century. London: Verso.
Baiocchi, Gianpaolo, Heller, Patrick, and Silva, Marcelo K.. 2011. Bootstrapping Democracy: Transforming Local Governance and Civil Society in Brazil. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Bartels, Larry. 2008. Unequal Democracy: The Political Economy of the Gilded Age. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
Block, Fred and Keller, Matthew, eds. 2010. The Invisible Hand of Government: Innovation Policy in the U.S. Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers.
Bockman, Johanna. 2011. Markets in the Name of Socialism: The Left-Wing Origins of Neoliberalism. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Bockman, Johanna K. and Eyal, Gil. 2002. “Eastern Europe as a Laboratory for Economic Knowledge: The Transnational Roots of Neoliberalism.” American Journal of Sociology 108: 310–52.
Bradley, David H. and Stephens, John D.. 2007. “Employment Performance in OECD Countries: A Test of Neoliberal and Institutionalist Hypotheses.”Comparative Political Studies 40 (12): 1486–1510.
Brenner, Neil, Peck, Jamie and Theodore, Nik. 2010. “Variegated Neoliberalism: Geographies, Modalities, Pathways.” Global Networks 10: 1–41.
Brenner, Robert. 1998. “The Economics of Global Turbulence” (Special Issue). New Left Review May–June: 1–265.
Caldwell, Bruce. 2007. “Introduction.” In F. A. Hayek, The Road to Serfdom, ed. Caldwell, Bruce. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, pp. 1–33.
Cardoso, F. H. 2009. “New Paths: Globalization in Historical Perspective.” Studies in Comparative International Development 44: 296–317.
Castro, A. B. 2007. “No espelho da China” Rio de Janeiro: Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro: unpublished manuscript.
Castro, A. B. 2008. “From Semi-Stagnation to Growth in a Sino-Centric Market.” Brazilian Journal of Political Economy [Revista de Economia Politica] 28 (1): 3–27.
Davis, Deborah, and Wang, Feng, eds. 2009. Creating Wealth and Poverty in Post-Socialist China. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
de Ferranti, David, Perry, Guillermo E., Ferreira, Francisco H. G., and Walton, Michael. 2004. Inequality in Latin America: Breaking with History? Washington: the World Bank.
de Janvry, A., and Sadoulet, E. 2005. Conditional Cash Transfer Programs for Child Human Capital Development: Lessons Derived from Experience in Mexico and Brazil. Washington, DC: World Bank Development Economics Research Group.
Dostal, Jörg Michael. 2010. “The Developmental Welfare State and Social Policy: Shifting From Basic to Universal Social Protection.” The Korean Journal of Policy Studies 25 (3): 147–72.
Evans, Peter. 1995. Embedded Autonomy: States and Industrial Transformation. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
Evans, Peter. 1997. “The Eclipse of the State? Reflections on Stateness in an Era of Globalization.” World Politics 50 (October): 62–87.
Evans, Peter. 2004. “Development as Institutional Change: The Pitfalls of Monocropping and Potentials of Deliberation.” Studies in Comparative International Development 38 (4): 30–53.
Evans, Peter. 2009. “From Situations of Dependency to Globalized Social Democracy.” Studies in Comparative International Development 44: 318–36.
Evans, Peter. 2010. “Constructing the 21st century Developmental State: Potentialities and Pitfalls.” In Constructing a Democratic Developmental State in South Africa: Potentials and Challenges, edited by Edigheji, Omano. Capetown, South Africa: HSRC Press.
Fairbrother, Malcolm. 2003. “The Freedom of the State? Recent NDP Governments and a Reply to the Globalization Skeptics.” Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology 40 (3): 311–29.
Fourcade-Gourinchas, Marion, and Babb, Sarah. 2002. “The Rebirth of the Liberal Creed: Paths to Neoliberalism in Four Countries.” American Journal of Sociology 108 (3): 533–79.
Frank, Robert H, Levine, Adam Seth, and Dijk, Oege. 2010. “Expenditure Cascades.” Unpublished working paper, available electronically at Social Science Research Network.
Freeman, Richard 1994. “Doing It Right? The U.S. Labor Market Response to the 1980s/1990s.” Paper presented at the Egon-Sohmen-Foundation Symposium on Fighting Europe's Unemployment in the 1990s, Salzburg, Austria, August 27–28.
Friedman, Milton. 2002 [1962]. Capitalism and Freedom. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Goldin, Claudia and Margo, Robert. 1992. “The Great Compression: The Wage Structure in the United States at Mid-Century.” Quarterly Journal of Economics 108: 1–34.
Hacker, Jacob S. 2006. The Great Risk Shift: The Assault on American Jobs, Families, Health Care, and Retirement and How You Can Fight Back. New York: Oxford University Press.
Hacker, Jacob and Pierson, Paul. 2010a. “Winner-Take-All Politics: Public Policy, Political Organization, and the Precipitous Rise of Top Incomes in the United States.” Paper presented at conference sponsored by Politics & Society.
Hacker, Jacob and Pierson, Paul. 2010b. Winner Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer and Turned Its Back on the Middle Class. New York: Simon and Schuster.
Hall, Peter A. 1987. “The Evolution of Economic Policy under Mitterrand.” In The Mitterrand Experiment: Continuity and Change in Modern France, edited by Ross, George, Hoffmann, Stanley, and Malzacher, Sylvia. New York:Oxford University Press.
Hall, Peter A. Forthcoming. Politics in the New Hard Times: The Great Recession in Comparative Perspective, edited by Miles Kahler and David Lake.
Hall, Peter A. and Lamont, Michèle, eds. 2009. Successful Societies: How Institutions and Culture Affect Health. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Hancké, B. 2001. “Revisiting the French Model: Coordination and Restructuring in French Industry.” In Varieties of Capitalism: The Institutional Foundations of Comparative Advantage, edited by Hall, Peter A. and Soskice, David. Oxford:Oxford University Press.
Harvey, David. 1991. The Conditions of Postmodernity: An Enquiry into the Origins of Cultural Change. Oxford: Blackwell.
Harvey, David. 2005. A Brief History of Neoliberalism. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Hayek, F. A. 2007 [1944]. The Road to Serfdom: Text and Documents, edited by Caldwell, Bruce. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.
Hertzman, Clyde, and Arjumand, Sidiqqi. 2009. “Population Health and the Dynamics of Collective Development.” In Hall, and Lamont, (eds.) Successful Societies: How Institutions and Culture Affect Health, edited by Peter A. Hall and Michèle Lamont. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 23--53.
Hobsbawm, E. J. 1994. The Age of Extremes: A History of the World, 1914–1991. New York: Vintage.
Huo, Jingjing, Nelson, Moira, and Stephens, J. D.. 2008. “Decommodification and Activation in Social Democratic Policy: Resolving the Paradox.” Journal of European Social Policy 18 (1): 5–20.
Iversen, Torben and Stephens, J. D.. 2008. “Partisan Politics, the Welfare State, and Three Worlds of Human Capital Formation.” Comparative Political Studies 41 (4/5): 600–37.
Johnson, Ian. 2010. “The Party: Impenetrable, All Powerful.” New York Review of Books LVII (14): 69–72.
Johnson, Simon. 2009. “The Quiet Coup.” Atlantic Monthly. May. .
Kelly, Nathan. 2009. The Politics of Income Inequality in the United States. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
Kerstenetzky, Celia Lessa. 2009. “The Brazilian Social Developmental State: A Progressive Agenda in a (Still) Conservative Political Society.” Unpublished manuscript.
Kerstenetzky, Celia Lessa. 2010. “Social Development in Latin America?” Discussion Paper No. 26 – July. Niteroi, RJ, Brazil: Center for Studies on Inequality and Development, Universidade Federal Fluminense.
Levy, J. D. 2005. “Redeploying the State: Liberalization and Social Policy in France.” In Beyond Continuity: Institutional Change in Advanced Political Economies, edited by Streeck, Wolfgang and Thelen, Kathleen. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Lucero, José Antonio. 2008. Struggles of Voice: The Politics of Indigenous Representation in the Andes. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press.
Lustig, N. 2009. Poverty, Inequality and the New Left in Latin America. Democratic Governance and the “New Left.”Washington, DC: Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Latin American Program.
McGuire, James W. 2010. Wealth, Health, and Democracy in East Asia and Latin America. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Mirowski, Philip and Plehwe, Dieter, eds. 2009. The Road From Mount Pelerin: The Making of the Neoliberal Thought Collective. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Moyn, Samuel. 2010. The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Palier, Bruno. 2005. “Ambiguous Agreement, Cumulative Change: French Social Policy in the 1990s.” In Beyond Continuity: Institutional Change in Advanced Political Economies, edited by Streeck, Wolfgang and Thelen, Kathleen. Oxford:Oxford University Press.
Palier, Bruno and Thelen, Kathleen (2010) “Institutionalizing Dualism: Complementarities in Germany and France.” Politics and Society 38 (1): 119–48.
Peng, Ito and Wong, Joseph, 2008. “Institutions and Institutional Purpose: Continuity and Change in East Asian Policy.” Politics and Society 36: 61
Pierson, Paul. 1994. Dismantling the Welfare State? Reagan, Thatcher and the Politics of Retrenchment. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Piketty, Thomas. 2003. “Income Inequality in France, 1901–1998.” Journal of Political Economy 111 (5): 1004–42.
Piketty, Thomas and Saez, Emmanel. 2003. “Income Inequality in the United States, 1913–1998.” Quarterly Journal of Economics 118 (1): 1–39.
Polanyi, Karl. 2001 [1944]. The Great Transformation: The Political and Economic Origins of Our Time. Boston: Beacon Press.
Ruggie, John Gerard. 1982. “International Regimes, Transactions and Change: Embedded Liberalism in the Postwar Economic Order.” International Organization 36: 379–97.
Sewell, William H., Jr. 2009. “From State-Centrism to Neoliberalism: Macro-Historical Contexts of Population Health Since World War II.” In Successful Societies: Institutions, Cultural Repertories, and Health, edited by Hall, Peter A. and Lamont, Michèle. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Siddiqi, A. & Hertzman, C. 2001. “Economic Growth, Income Equality and Population Health among the Asian Tigers.” International Journal of Health Services 31: 323–34.
Skocpol, Theda. 1992. Protecting Soldiers and Mothers: The Political Origins of Social Policy in the United States, Cambridge, MA: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.
Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr. 1974. The Gulag Archipelago: An Experiment in Literary Investigation, translated by Whitney, Thomas P.. New York: Harper and Row.
Somers, Margaret R. 2008. Genealogies of Citizenship: Markets, Statelessness, and the Right to Have Rights. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Stiglitz, Joseph E. 2002. Globalization and Its Discontents. New York: W. W. Norton.
Van Horn, Rob. 2009. “Reinventing Monopoly and the Role of Corporations: The Roots of Chicago Law and Economics.” In The Road From Mount Pelerin: The Making of the Neoliberal Thought Collective, edited by Mirowski, Philip and Plehwe, Dieter. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
Williamson, John. 1990. “What Washington Means by Policy Reform.” In Latin American Adjustment: How Much Has Happened? edited by Williamson, John. Washington, DC: Institute for International Economics.
Williamson, John. 1999. “What Should the World Bank Think About the Washington Consensus?” Paper prepared as a background to the World Bank's World Development Report 2000.
Wong, Joseph. 2004. Healthy Democracies: Welfare Politics in Taiwan and South Korea. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.
Zuberi, Dan. 2006. Differences that Matter: Social Policy and the Working Poor in the United States and Canada. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press/ILR Press.
Zuberi, Dan. 2010. Outsourced: Neoliberalism and the Fate of Our Hospitals, Health Care Systems, and Societies. Book manuscript in progress.