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Neo-liberal globalization model and the welfare state: The question of equality
Neo-liberal globalization model and the welfare state: The question of equality

Author(s): Davorka Vidović
Subject(s): Supranational / Global Economy, Economic policy, International relations/trade, Welfare systems, Financial Markets
Published by: Centar za politološka istraživanja
Summary/Abstract: Neo-liberalism as a political-economic doctrine and an ideology promotes globalization as world economic integration based on unfettered free trade. In a more extensive discourse, neo-liberalism is often equated with globalization. However, some of the eminent globalization theoreticians, for instance J. A. Scholte, U. Beck or M. Steger, point out that a neo-liberal standpoint on globalization is only one of the possible viewpoints, but also the most dominant and the most widespread when understanding globalization. Therefore, as Scholte points out, neo-liberal ideas of globalization gained widespread acceptance as commonsense .

  • Page Range: 157-172
  • Page Count: 16
  • Publication Year: 2007
  • Language: English