NEOLIBERALISM AS DOXA: BOURDIEU'S THEORY OF THE STATE AND THE CONTEMPORARY INDIAN DISCOURSE ON GLOBALIZATION AND LIBERALIZATION

@article{Chopra2003NEOLIBERALISMAD,
  title={NEOLIBERALISM AS DOXA: BOURDIEU'S THEORY OF THE STATE AND THE CONTEMPORARY INDIAN DISCOURSE ON GLOBALIZATION AND LIBERALIZATION},
  author={R. Chopra},
  journal={Cultural Studies},
  year={2003},
  volume={17},
  pages={419 - 444}
}
  • R. Chopra
  • Published 2003
  • Sociology
  • Cultural Studies
This paper assesses, on the basis of key arguments from Pierre Bourdieu's work, how and why a consensus about the positive effects of globalization and liberalization could have established itself as a dominant discourse across Indian social space. Describing the discourse that validates globalization and economic liberalization as a particular worldview, which he terms ‘neoliberalism’, Bourdieu describes how neoliberalism establishes itself as a doxa - an unquestionable orthodoxy that operates… Expand
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