publication . Part of book or chapter of book . Article . 2011

The shock doctrine

Dionysios K. Solomos; Dimitrios N. Koumparoulis;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2011
  • Publisher: OR Books
Abstract
Naomi Klein attempts to redefine the economic history discovering the historical continuities and to reveal the neoliberal theory which functions via the utilization of specific “tools”. The state of shock is the key for the opponents of Chicago School and Milton Friedman in order for them to establish neoliberal policies and to promote the deregulated capitalism which includes less welfare state, less public sector, less regulation, weakened labor unions, privatizations and laissez-faire. The thesis of Doctrine Shock explains how these radical policies dominated the global economy. They were not established through freedom and democratic procedures but as Naomi...
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free text keywords: crises, shocks, states of emergency
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publication . Part of book or chapter of book . Article . 2011

The shock doctrine

Dionysios K. Solomos; Dimitrios N. Koumparoulis;