Corpus ID: 16802277

Publics and markets: what's wrong with neoliberalism?

  title={Publics and markets: what's wrong with neoliberalism?},
  author={C. Barnett},
  • C. Barnett
  • Published 2010
  • Political Science
  • This chapter examines the way in which neoliberalism is conceptualized in human geography. It argues that, in theorizing neoliberalism as `a political project’, critical human geographers have ended up reproducing the same problem that they ascribe to the ideas they take to be driving forces behind contemporary transformations: they reduce the social to a residual effect of more fundamental political-economic rationalities. Proponents of free markets think that people should act like utility… CONTINUE READING
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