Lecture 5_Neoliberalism and world order

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Lecture 5 Neoliberalism and world order
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Lecture outline The global background of the rise of  neoliberalism What is neoliberalism? Economic, political  and social implications The rise of the neoliberal state Neoliberalism in Asia: graduated  sovereignty and zoning technologies.
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The global background The aftermath of WWII and the adoption of  Keynesian economics. Mixed economy Strong role for the state The rise of social democracy
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Embedded liberalism  Embedded liberalism – the social and  political conditions of the post-WWII  international economic order. The rise of international economic institutions States’ autonomy in monitoring national  economies.
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The rise of neoliberalism. Neoliberal experiments  The global economic crisis of 1960s- 1970s. The first neoliberal experiment: Chile  under Pinochet’s military dictatorship. The rise of Ronald Reagan (US) and  Margaret Thatcher (UK) and the 
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Unformatted text preview: mainstreaming of neoliberalism. What is neoliberalism? Claims advanced by neoliberal proponents. Criticisms brought against neoliberalism. The rise of the neoliberal state Widespread privatization of assets. Widespread de-regulation and the removal of all barriers to free trade. Individualism. Strong state charged with ensuring equal opportunities and well-being of all citizens; Social equality; Mixed economy. Graduated sovereignty: the dynamics of neoliberal capitalism in Asia From developmentalist to post-developmentalist state The logic of post-developmentalist state Graduated sovereignty. What does it mean? Zoning technologies in East Asia Export Processing Zones (EPZs) Special Administrative Regions (SARs) Is this an economic detour on the road towards political integration? EPZs in China...
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This note was uploaded on 05/11/2011 for the course BUSFIN 1003 taught by Professor Cyc during the Spring '11 term at HKU.

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