Post-neoliberalism in Latin America: a conceptual review

  title={Post-neoliberalism in Latin America: a conceptual review},
  author={Arne Ruckert and Laura Macdonald and Kristina R. Proulx},
  journal={Third World Quarterly},
  pages={1583 - 1602}
Abstract The concept of post-neoliberalism has emerged in response to the electoral victories of new left governments across Latin America starting in the late 1990s. Since then, it has been widely employed to understand the policy response of new left governments to the neoliberal Washington Consensus. However, there is no clear consensus on the utility of the concept and little effort has been made to systematically analyse policy and institutional trends amongst countries pursuing post… 
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  • R. Merino
  • Political Science
    Third World Quarterly
  • 2019
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