Neoliberal Lives: Work, Politics, Nature, and Health in the Contemporary United States (Paperback)

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This book is about the transformation of America that has occurred over the past thirty-five years, as capitalist logic has expanded into previously protected spheres of life. This expansion has had devastating effects on the potential for human development. Looking at how human beings create themselves and their worlds on material foundations of health and the natural environment, through work and politics, the book chronicles how neoliberalism has limited human potential. At a time when neoliberalism's effects are stirring various forms of popular resistance and opposition, this is a manifesto of sorts for the range of processes that need to be confronted if human potential is to be freed from the increasingly cramped quarters to which neoliberalism has confined it.

About the Author


Robert Chernomas and Ian Hudson are Professors in the Department of Economics at the University of ManitobaMark Hudson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Manitoba
Product Details
ISBN: 9781526110190
ISBN-10: 1526110199
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication Date: September 8th, 2020
Pages: 256
Language: English