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Liberalism in Neoliberal Times: Dimensions, Contradictions, by Alejandro Abraham-Hamanoiel,Des Freedman,Gholam

By Alejandro Abraham-Hamanoiel,Des Freedman,Gholam Khiabany,Kate Nash,Julian Petley

What does it suggest to be a liberal in neoliberal instances? This choice of brief essays makes an attempt to teach how liberals and the broader suggestion of liberalism stay appropriate in what many understand to be a hugely intolerant age. Liberalism within the broader feel revolves round tolerance, development, humanitarianism, objectivity, cause, democracy, and human rights. Liberalism's emphasis on person rights opened a theoretical pathway to neoliberalism, via deepest estate, a classically minimum liberal nation, and the potency of "free markets." In perform, neoliberalism is linked much less with the commercial deregulation championed via its advocates than the re-regulation of the financial system to guard monetary capital. Liberalism in Neoliberal Times engages with the theories, histories, practices, and contradictions of liberalism, viewing it relating to 4 crucial components of public existence: human rights, ethnicity and gender, schooling, and the media. The participants discover the modifications in in addition to the transformative features of liberalism and spotlight either its freeing and restricting capacities. The ebook contends that liberalism -- in all its types -- maintains to underpin particular associations akin to the college, the unfastened press, the courts, and, in fact, parliamentary democracy. Liberal principles are frequently mobilized in parts similar to counterterrorism, minority rights, privateness, and the pursuit of information. This ebook contends that whereas we would possibly not agree on a lot, we will definitely agree that an knowing of liberalism and its emancipatory potential is too vital to be left to the liberalsContributorsAlejandro Abraham-Hamanoiel, Patrick Ainley, Abdullahi An-Na'im, Michael Bailey, Haim Bresheeth, Basak Çali, David Chandler, William Davies, Costas Douzinas, Natalie Fenton, Des Freedman, Roberto Gargarella, Priyamvada Gopal, Jonathan Hardy, John Holmwood, Ratna Kapur, Gholam Khiabany, Ray Kiely, Monika Krause, Deepa Kumar, Arun Kundnani, Colin Leys, Howard Littler, Kathleen Lynch, Robert W. McChesney, Nivedita Menon, Toby Miller, Kate Nash, Joan Pedro-Carañana, Julian Petley, Anne Phillips, Jonathan Rosenhead, Annabelle Sreberny, John metal, Michael Wayne, Milly Williamson

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