Imperial Symphysis: Greece and German Ordoliberalism

  title={Imperial Symphysis: Greece and German Ordoliberalism},
  author={Vassilis K. Fouskas and Bülent Gökay},
This chapter shows how and why Greece has become the testing ground for the EU’s and Germany’s ordoliberal austerity policy in the management of the Eurozone crisis, and what are the social and political consequences for such type of austerity. In this respect, it provides a political analysis of the way in which the managers of the Eurozone crisis engineered and implemented ordoliberal austerity in Greece. Having shed light on the country’s modern history as a dependent and subaltern social… CONTINUE READING