Neoliberalism: Perspectives, History and Criticisms

Travis Graham (Editor)

Series: Economic Issues, Problems and Perspectives
BISAC: POL042000


Volume 10

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Special issue: Resilience in breaking the cycle of children’s environmental health disparities
Edited by I Leslie Rubin, Robert J Geller, Abby Mutic, Benjamin A Gitterman, Nathan Mutic, Wayne Garfinkel, Claire D Coles, Kurt Martinuzzi, and Joav Merrick


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There are various ways to understand neo-liberalism, including through the economy, politics, education, and globalization. In Neoliberalism: Perspectives, History and Criticisms, these topics will play a role in articulating the much-debated issue of the widening gaps between the rich and the poor, the left and the right, democracy and autocracy, and the educated and left behind.

The subsequent study uses data on neoliberal discourses and practices in higher educational institutions in Ghana in order to situate neoliberalism in a historical framework, as well as examine its perception in universities.

The closing chapter explores the possibility of transitioning from isolated monoliths of oligopolies into an ecosystem of a modular economy that is based on small or medium, competitive, community friendly and flexible enterprises.
(Imprint: Nova)


Chapter 1. Neo-Liberalism: Managing the Tension between Freedom and Equality
(Algis Mickunas, Ohio University, Athens, OH, US, and others)

Chapter 2. The Neoliberal Agenda in Higher Educational Institutions: Perspectives, Impacts and the Way Forward
(Gifty Oforiwaa Gyamera, Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, Accra, Ghana)

Chapter 3. Autocracy vs. Neoliberalism: A Ukrainian Test Case
(Žilvinas Svigaris, MD, Faculty of Philosophy, Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuania)


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