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Neoliberal Resilience: Lessons in Democracy and Development from Latin America and Eastern Europe

Aldo Madariaga

Abstract

Since the 1980s, neoliberalism has withstood repeated economic shocks and financial crises to become the hegemonic economic policy worldwide. Why has neoliberalism remained so resilient? What is the relationship between this resiliency and the backsliding of Western democracy? Can democracy survive an increasingly authoritarian neoliberal capitalism? This book answers these questions by bringing the developing world's recent history to the forefront of our thinking about democratic capitalism's future. Looking at four decades of change in four countries once considered to be leading examples o ... More

Keywords: neoliberalism, developing economies, democracy, neoliberal capitalism, Argentina, Chile, Estonia, Poland, privatization, political institutions

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780691182599
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691182599.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Aldo Madariaga, author
Universidad Mayor