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Neo-Liberal Ideology: History, Concepts and Policies

Rachel S. Turner


Neo-liberalism has been one of the most influential ideologies since the Second World War. This book provides an original account of its intellectual foundations, development, and conceptual configuration as an ideology. It presents a comparative study of the development and nature of neo-liberal ideas in the national contexts of Germany, Britain, and the United States since the twentieth century, addressing the following questions: What are neo-liberalism's intellectual origins? What influence did neo-liberalism have on public policy debates? What are neo-liberalism's core concepts, and how h ... More

Keywords: neo-liberalism, Second World War, intellectual foundations, conceptual configuration, ideology, public policy debates, core concepts, market, welfare, constitution

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780748632688
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632688.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rachel S. Turner, author