Capital at the Brink: Overcoming the Destructive Legacies of Neoliberalism
by Jeffrey R. Di Leo, Uppinder Mehan (eds.)
Publisher: Michigan Publishing 2014
Number of pages: 280
Capital at the Brink reveals the pervasiveness, destructiveness, and dominance of neoliberalism within American society and culture. The contributors to this collection also offer points of resistance to an ideology wherein, to borrow Henry Giroux's comment, 'everything either is for sale or is plundered for profit.'
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by Charles Siegel - Preservation Institute
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