Corpus ID: 16802277

Publics and markets: what's wrong with neoliberalism?

  title={Publics and markets: what's wrong with neoliberalism?},
  author={Clive Barnett},
  • C. Barnett
  • Published 21 October 2010
  • Political Science
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