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Over the years, as the all-encompassing processes of globalization and neoliberalization unfolded, the Popular Republic of China increasingly deepened its developmental policies intended to increase its technological and economic competitiveness. Chinese universities experimented with various forms of managerial techniques imported from the West, i...
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El 2023 se cumplen 50 años del golpe de Estado que derrocó al gobierno de la Unidad Popular liderado por el presidente Salvador Allende Gossens (1970-1973). Este proceso derivó en una dictadura militar encabezada por Augusto Pinochet que, con apoyo de civiles implantó el modelo económico neoliberal a través del terrorismo de Estado y violaciones si...
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BOOK DESCRIPTION This book shows how social work can be an active agent for promoting revolutionary changes in order to counter the global neoliberal market fundamentalism which is destroying our planet and reinforcing socioeconomic inequalities, political instability, antidemocratic political ideologies and movements, small wars, conflicts, racism...
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In October 2016, Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) announced a landmark reform package that ushered in a new era of global football governance known as FIFA 2.0. Despite decades of profitability for its most visible event - the Men’s World Cup (MWC) - FIFA’s leadership had come under intense scrutiny following a corruption an...
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The paper argues that post-socialist neoliberal democracy is hindered by the exposed or conditioned ethnic symbolic radical populism, particularly in the post-Yugoslav ethnonationalism political behavior: the approach towards the fascist ideology symbols disregards the communist social memory of stability and collectivism-oriented community. Former...
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Negative emissions techniques (NETs) promise to capture greenhouse gases from the atmosphere and sequester them. Since decarbonisation efforts have been slow, and the climate crisis is intensifying, it is increasingly likely that removing greenhouse gases from the atmosphere will be necessary to meet internationally-agreed targets. Yet there are fe...
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The promotion of self-employment through financial inclusion initiatives has been adopted as a means of harnessing the entrepreneurial and productive capacities of women, within the neoliberal developmental policy framework. We present a simple analytical model in the Post-Keynesian tradition to investigate the linkages between self-employment, dem...
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Citation: Chen, Sheying, & Powell, Jason (2016). Introduction: Global economy and inequality. In: Berdayes, Vicente & Murphy, John W. (eds.), Neoliberalism, Economic Radicalism, and the Normalization of Violence. New York, NY: Springer.
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Over the last three decades, festivals and events staged in public spaces have been an important element in the neoliberal regeneration of cities. However, so-called festivalisation strategies have been subject to criticism for their focus on economic imperatives to the detriment of the lives of urban residents. In many cities of the Global North,...
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Natural resource extraction has been the base of Peruvian economic growth, notably since the neoliberalization of the economy in recent decades. Academic and media accounts portray Peru as an absent state – one of weak institutions to exert environmental control and guarantee citizens' rights – particularly in remote resource extraction areas. This...
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Bolsonaro was elected in 2018 with a very conservative political agenda, promising neoliberal economic measures, and opposing to minority's rights. Bolsonaro has been well-known as a right-wing and authoritarian politician and his government is recognised as extreme right, conservative, and/or neo-fascist, with important setbacks in public policies...
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Dış ticaret merkantilist iktisat anlayışından beri küresel ekonominin merkezinde yer alır ve dış ticaretin ekonominin motoru olduğu görüşü A. Smith’e kadar uzanır (Edwards, 1993:1358). Özellikle modern ekonominin ortaya çıktığı dönemlerde Adam Smith ve David Richardo serbest ticaretin önemine dikkat çekmişler ve bu konu üzerine teorik çalışmalar ba...
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Los desplazamientos discursivos rela-tivos al Estado, la soberanía y las fronteras es el punto de partida para el análisis de los vínculos entre la crisis del régimen migratorio neoliberal, el así llamado "retorno de las fronteras" y el cre-cimiento del autoritarismo. Frente a la tesis del declive de la soberanía estatal en la globalización neolibe...
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Isn't it true, that Hegel's "objective spirit" (objektiver Geist) is absent in all speculative connotations of this term, in the descriptions of the modern, also idealtypical-modern society ? Undoubtedly, an updated interpretation of the "objective spirit" bears in itself necessarily also variations of significance of a striking updating. Hegel's o...
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O presente artigo tem por escopo analisar, ainda que de forma introdutória, a mentalidade neoliberal a partir da experiência histórica do colonialismo pela perspectiva de dominação psíquica em Frantz Fanon e verificar como esta noção comunica-se com as definições atuais da psicopolítica de Byung-Chul Han, se integram e se complementam, partindo da...
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As reformas recentes no campo do ensino médio no Brasil promoveram uma série de questionamentos e incertezas em relação ao futuro da disciplina de Sociologia nesta etapa de ensino. Tanto a Reforma do Ensino Médio quanto a adoção da BNCC apontam para uma redução da carga horária da disciplina no currículo escolar, de modo que docentes, pesquisadores...
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The European Union's discourse on migrant integration has been powerful in subtly steering national policies and public debates on the governance of migrant populations, yet remains understudied. This paper critically maps the EU framework on migrant integration, outlining the ruptures and continuities that have shaped EU's integrationist paradigm...
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A pergunta central deste texto é: há uma política externa no governo Bolsonaro? A hipótese que se busca sustentar é de que o ultraneoliberalismo autoritário, conservador e de extrema direita da gestão esvaziou o patamar tradicional de política externa na qual a mesma se conduzia ao longo da história nacional com maiores ou menores diferenças nos go...
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In this article, I develop the notion of self-othering defined as the affective orchestration of different voices-of-the-self as an important self-constitutive practice of neoliberal subjectivity. I posit that neoliberal subjectification relies on othering those facets—skills, attributes, bodily properties—that do not conform to idealised notions o...
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As a foundational principle of modern Western society, meritocracy claims to reward the meritorious with more social resources, thereby achieving social efficiency and justice in a level playground. This paper argues that meritocracy is a self-defeating illusion because, even in a level playground, it can only reward conspicuous and wasteful displa...
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Consoante o contexto de livre-mercado, procedeu-se a uma análise documental circunscrita à perspectiva da História do Tempo Presente e aos Estudos das Políticas Educacionais. Nesse sentido, a relação professor-aluno e ensino e aprendizagem engendrada sob o espectro do neoliberalismo, examinou-se marcos legais elaborados entre 1996 e 2020. Essas pol...
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F. A. Hayek foi um dos pensadores mais influentes do século XX. No Brasil, o autor austríaco é comumente conhecido como um economista “neoliberal”. Porém, Hayek foi mais do que um economista. Ele foi um dos principais responsáveis pela retomada das discussões acerca da doutrina do Estado de Direito, a partir da década de 1960. O objetivo da prese...
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Reviewing the social movements of women and feminists, the article calls attention to the conquests of women up to Sexual and Reproductive Rights, as derivatives and integrants of a social struggle for the masses, criticizing the abandonment of these actions by an identitarian and neoliberal feminism that has been establishing itself in society and...
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This contribution describes the origins and essential characteristics of the Humboldtian Model of Higher Education. It also shows how this model can be integrated into the European University on Responsible Consumption and Production (EURECA-PRO). Wilhelm von Humboldt and his team developed the innovative Humboldtian Model of Higher Education in Hu...
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Third Cinema, World Cinema and Marxism opens provocatively: Ewa Mazierska and Lars Kristensen argue that entrenching national binaries is a political necessity. To reject binaries leads to a neoliberal leftism of multicultural transnationalism that asserts the hegemony of globalised capitalism, doing nothing to mend the plight of the masses. They d...
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Resumen ¿Qué hacen los trabajadores asalariados para responder a situaciones de injusticia en sus lugares de trabajo? Este artículo examina distintos repertorios de acción desplegados por trabajadores en el contexto laboral chileno, caracterizado por altos niveles de desigualdad salarial y una débil estructura sindical. Se analizan ocho grupos foca...
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The ‘Neoliberal’ characterization of capitalist history, the tendency to divide capitalism into distinct sub-periods or phases, continues to play a significant role for describing changes to social policy for the United States (US). Prominent academics & public intellectuals continue to hold spirited debates over whether or not US welfare systems h...
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Resumo Após a assunção do governo interino em 2017, uma série de reformulações educacionais foram propostas e implementadas, tanto pelo governo federal como pelos governos estaduais. Essas reformas de cunho neoliberal acabaram por instaurar, a partir de uma medida provisória em 2017 o chamado Novo Ensino Médio (FERRETI; SILVA, 2017). Neste novo mod...
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The Covid-19 pandemic has created an opportunity to examine the initial policies developed by Australian, Canadian, English, German, Greek and Irish governments to limit the spread of the virus. This has revealed governments’ conceptualisation of the early childhood sector and its workforce. This paper argues that neoliberal ideology and neoliberal...
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RESUMO: Entrar na ordem do discurso perpassa por um vasto campo do conhecimento na questão dos modos de subjetividade no que se refere às experiências dos sujeitos ao falar sobre algo, sem ignorar que "em toda sociedade a produção do discurso é ao mesmo tempo controlada, selecionada, organizada e redistribuída" (FOUCALUT, M, 1996, pp. 8 e 9). Basea...
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O objetivo deste artigo é trazer um panorama de algumas relações possíveis entre o ensino de arte e a Educação Profissional oferecida nos Institutos Federais de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia, problematizando a dualidade entre formação geral e formação profissional, diante da perspectiva da educação integrada. São apresentados dados analisados com...
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Communities are the front line of local sustainability implementation. These communities are part of the current dominant human/environment dynamic which is encompassed in the neoliberal system. The nuances of human behaviour at the local community level that perpetuate unsustainable behaviours, particularly in the pursuit of neoliberal aims, is a...
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This research examines the settler colonial legacy of Aotearoa New Zealand. It shows that biculturalism has emerged as a discursive byproduct of neoliberalism and settler colonialism. Simon’s recent work and the Te Paparahi o Te Raki Waitangi Tribunal decision aligns with the view of a significant paradigm shift since biculturalism suppresses affir...
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For nearly four decades, neoliberalism has established itself as a new modernizing project amidst the salience of other narratives of modernization, especially in "underdeveloped" societies. Thus, the subject of neoliberalism has had to interact with conceptions of the subject pertaining to other narratives of modernization, such as nationalism. Th...
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This paper conceptualises droughts as socioecological phenomena coproduced by the recursive engagement of human and non-human transformations. Through an interdisciplinary approach that integrates political ecology, material geographies and hydroclimatology, this work simultaneously/home/ene apprehends the role of politics and power in reshaping dr...
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Public Administration was born, evolved and modified in conjunction with the current democratic systems, economic pressures and the wishes and needs of its citizens. The management model emerged in 1970-1975, associated with the Neoliberal or Contractualist State. What New Public Management is about, there is not, nor is it possible to imagine, a s...
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The paper aims to analyze the effects of social transformations on cinema between 1980-90, within the framework of the class differences that became evident during the period and the feminist movement that was visible in these years in Turkey, and the context of related theoretical background. The 1980s, when neoliberal policies influenced the whol...
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Em 2020, o Papa Francisco lançou a encíclica Fratelli Tutti: sobre a fraternidade e a amizade social, em que critica o modelo socioeconômico neoliberal global e os consequentes processos de exclusão social e empobrecimento a que estão sujeitas grandes parcelas da população mundial. Além disso, aponta o crescimento do individualismo, do egoísmo, do...
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Resumo No decorrer do presente artigo pretende-se problematizar a emergência das escolhas individuais dos estudantes como um princípio curricular para a escolarização dos adolescentes e jovens brasileiros, na medida em que vem acompanhada de uma nova gramática formativa. Para tanto, serão revisados os estudos sobre a valorização da voz do alunado,...
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Ao interrogar sobre as possíveis implicações da relação flexibilização/autoritarismo na produção das subjetividades neoliberais, o presente ensaio busca problematizar, pelo menos, três dimensões envolvidas nesse processo, tomadas como categorias de ordem política, jurídica e pedagógica, materializadas, respectivamente, pela emergência do estado pós...
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Since the 1990s, Ontario and Canada at large have seen the rise of the neoliberal state with a concurrent punitive turn in public policy. While academic inquiry has attempted to understand the evolution of penality, the functional linkages that exist between the social assistance and penal apparatus have been largely overlooked. This paper seeks to...
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In the early 1980s, Bridget Riley produced a series of paintings distinguished by their use of the same group of colours, said to have been inspired by the vividly preserved painted tombs that she encountered during a visit to Egypt in the winter of 1979–80. Though clearly related to the black‐and‐white paintings that propelled Riley to internation...
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Deleuze & Guattari afirmam haver uma independência de direito entre a máquina de guerra e o aparelho de Estado, sendo o encontro entre essas formas um evento com consequências contingentes, podendo haver destruição do Estado pela máquina de guerra, captura da máquina de guerra pelo Estado ou, o caso que nos interessa, tomada do Estado pela máquina...
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Postcolonial discourses documented that colonialism destructed Africa and it continues since independence in the form of neocolonialism following the economic and debt crises in 1970s. To mitigate such crises, the International Financial Institutions proposed and imposed Structural Adjustment Programs (SAPs) on Africa as desirable pathways. To this...
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The purpose of the article is to empirically analyse how the idea of inclusion is portrayed within the boundaries of the “Competency-Tetris”: a metaphor that should not be confused with the Tetris® game but used to theoretically capture individualised, competency-based, and managerially governed Vocational Education and Training (VET). We argue tha...
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The privatisation of provision and the emerging privatisation of funding, manifested in the rapid rise of private health insurance, are the most obvious signs that the universal, Swedish health system is gradually weakened. Meanwhile, the private welfare industry creates a neoliberal Newspeak where the burdening effects of the private insurance sys...
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A Lei de Responsabilidade Fiscal é daqueles raros consensos nacionais, o que impressiona especialmente por se tratar de marco regulatório que-dos mais austeros havidos no mundo-mudou radicalmente, e em pouco mais de dez anos, a secular e esgarçada práxis fiscal brasileira" 690. Os anos noventa foram intensos. Começaram com a posse do primeiro presi...
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Resumo Em tempos de globalização neoliberal, a língua inglesa tem assumido espaço hegemônico como língua da comunicação, da ciência, dos negócios, da mídia e da educação. Esse espaço, naturalizado em decorrência de questões de poder, política e colonialidade, tende a apagar questões como quem pode falar inglês, que variedade é validada e a quem ele...
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This chapter examines the continuities and changes in Tanzania’s economic planning and development. It shows the central role of political personalities, governments and policy options towards development. We start to do this by examining the early days of independence, reviewing how colonial planning shaped early development initiatives in the pos...
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Against the background of neoliberal conservation and green grabbing, this paper investigates an ecotourism initiative through the notion of 'multiple environmentalities' (neoliberal, disciplinary, sovereign and truth), which concerns the governance of people for environmental causes. We apply this to the inhabitants of Batu Katak, Sumatra, Indones...
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Desde la década de 1990, el proceso privatizador ha adquirido en Perú un importante protagonismo donde la presión provocada por organismos multilaterales, instituciones internacionales, así como la intervención de fundaciones independientes y una red de empresas implicaron una reducción drástica en las funciones del Estado. En ese reparo, este estu...
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Universities have put in place various policies and punishments to manage plagiarism and it is an issue of significant interest. This article looks at how plagiarism is discussed in the 55 Higher Education articles between 1982 and June 2022 that make some reference to the term. Many of the articles focused on a police-catch-punish approach and imb...
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This thesis applies a Neo-Gramscian analysis to Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in New Zealand, in particular focusing on the Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa (CAFCA) in the political debate on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and as a civil society actor in an environment hostile to its aims. CAFCA are a left-wing political CSO, ac...
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Presenting itself as a ‘model city’ of diversity and progressive politics, the City of Toronto adopted a ‘sanctuary policy’ in 2013. However, municipal governments and urban planners have yet to fully address the ‘local turn’ of migration politics at a time when they are increasingly confronted with anti-austerity, anti-racism, and anti-colonial mo...
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Using critical bifocality as an analytic lens and method, we examine neoliberal influences upon the teacher licensure process, looking specifically at their deleterious impact on nontraditional preservice teachers of color.
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English language teaching has always been treated as a sociocultural issue in post-revolutionary Iran. Fueled by anti-imperialist sentiment, the political authorities diagnosed Western influence as the major ailment of the society. Having to accommodate for the undeniable virtue of learning English for international communication, educationalists p...
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This article examines how the persecution of dissenting and marginalized populations in Brazil has intensified under the banner of crime control since the rise of the far-right to mainstream politics. Through decolonial lenses (Walsh and Mignolo 2018; Dimou 2021), it explores the ways in which anti-human rights discourses and Brazil’s myth of racia...
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El origen de esta realidad mórbida es derivado de la vulnerabilidad genética heredada y de los factores de riesgo existentes en la sociedad posmoderna, cuyo ethos social lo constituyen la vida materialista, de apariencia, carencia de valores ético morales, corrupción, psicopatía política, violencia e inseguridad ciudadana que genera zozobra social....
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During the last decade, an increasing emphasis has been placed to reinforce the social and labour market participation of disabled people globally, for instance due to the normative claim of Article 27 the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN-CRPD) that states employment is a right for disabled people. Yet, there have been o...
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This paper critically analyses the challenges that are making the st practice of African Communitarianism increasingly difficult in the 21 Century. African Communitarianism is the principle of social living and social ordering that is rooted in the psyche of Africans mostly in the pristine past. Though many scholars have done extensive works on it,...
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It is easy to become enthralled by foreground events, especially when they are as devastating as the Covid-19 pandemic. However, to really get a sense of what is going on, one must also look at the background. Beyond the pandemic’s spectacular foreground, we have seen a range of changes that might encourage the more optimistic among us to form the...
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Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic governments across the world including in France, Canada, Lithuania, Austria, Italy, and Ireland imposed ‘vaccine passports’ on the premise that they would curtail transmission of the virus, reduce COVID-19 related mortalities, and enable society to return to neoliberal normality. However, vaccine passports raise se...
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In this paper, I offer a unique lens through which to theorize neoliberal governance from the perspective of the politics of space and everyday surveillance in Akash Sadan, a Delhi homeless shelter. Drawing from interview data and over two years of ethnographic research -participant observation -- with children (boys and girls), their families, and...
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Para além de retomar os questionamentos lapidares e muitas vezes esquecidos de Lyra Filho, quero situar no campo fértil cultivado pela sua proposta de uma criminologia dialética, a discussão em torno dos danos sociais gerados pela atividade estatal-corporativa em tempos de neoliberalismo e de grandes corporações transnacionais. Danos que se reflete...
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This work uses the theory of phenomenological structuralism to put forth the argument that neoliberal globalization represents a Durkheimian mechanicalization of the world via the Protestant Ethic and the spirit of capitalism under American hegemony. It concludes that America attempts to "enframe" nation-states around the latter form of social inte...
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The cultural roots of an aggrieved white masculinity—white man as victim—run deep in the popular imaginary. Media representation in particular has a long legacy of portraying white male bodies as injured or wounded, dating back to the bloody “hard bodies” of Reagan-era action films. This essay returns to another one of these earlier cultural moment...
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Global Health Governance (GHG) uses a set of financial, normative, and epistemic arguments to retain and amplify its influence. During the COVID-19 pandemic, the GHG regime used its own successes and failures to prescribe more of itself while demanding further resources. However, the consistent failures of this form governance and its appeasement t...
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Suscitando o resgate do processo histórico de reafirmação da "política de consenso" sobre o campo acadêmico-profissional da Educação Física brasileira, a presente investigação objetiva justapor as Diretrizes Curriculares Nacionais para a Educação Física e o "ideário pedagógico neoliberal". Avalia, para tanto, com base em pressupostos lógicos e gnos...
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The Last Neoliberal therefore proceeds methodologically by analysing the mechanisms that produce political support in order to understand the impasse in contemporary France. In their view, economic accumulation produces a series of (contradictory) expectations, and it is “the selection and satisfaction of some part of these expectations” (p.25) tha...
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Researchers and practitioners have become increasingly interested in the role of political orientation in the workplace. Importantly, people do not always agree with other members of their profession when it comes to politics. However, the effects of such person-occupation political orientation misfit on people’s work-related attitudes remain uncle...
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The research hypothesizes that the process of industrial urban expansion registered in the metropolitan sector León - Silao on the Automotive Industrial Logistics Corridor of the Bajío (CLIAB), responds to the social logic imposed by the reproduction of industrial, commercial and service real estate capital established through the capitalist mode o...
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This article explores the role of contemporary urban redevelopment in invoking a renegotiation of citizenship. There has been a wide acknowledgement that neoliberalism is a political project involving transformations in the state–market–citizen relations. However, the scholarly emphasis on market-led principles in remaking places and people falls s...
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Interest in resilience and vulnerability has grown remarkably over the last decade, yet discussions about the two continue to be fragmented and increasingly ill-equipped to respond to the complex challenges that systemic crises such as climate change and the Covid-19 pandemic pose to people, places, and the planet. Institutional interventions conti...
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The dramatic salience of university rankings is usually attributed to a number of macro-level trends, such as neoliberal ideology, the spread of audit culture, and globalization in the broadest sense. We propose that the institutionalization of university rankings cannot be fully accounted for without a better understanding of the meso-level proces...
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This article explores the role of contemporary urban redevelopment in invoking a renegotiation of citizenship. There has been a wide acknowledgement that neoliberalism is a political project involving transformations in the state–market–citizen relations. However, the scholarly emphasis on market-led principles in remaking places and people falls s...
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Resumen: Se plantea una relectura de la cultura del éxito vinculado a la innovación docente. El programa neoliberal en Ciencia y Docencia ha establecido en el último medio siglo un conjunto de mecanismos de selección de lo que tanto en esos como en otros ámbitos se denomina "buenas prácticas" que incita, mediante todo tipo de refuerzos positivos, e...
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The 1982 Thatcher Cabinet minutes identified the intention to adopt ‘the politics of fear’ to coerce the British public to accept the need for private income replacement health insurance, to remove the financial burden of the National Health Service and the welfare state. Every administration since Margaret Thatcher adopted social policies to move...
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O presente estudo teve como objetivo geral analisar os impactos da crise estrutural do capital na educação, sendo os objetivos específicos: a) verificar as mudanças ocorridas na educação como objeto de interesses do capital; b) problematizar a educação enquanto atividade educativa imediatista; e c) identificar estratégias para superar a lógica da e...
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The idea that European monetary integration is inherently neoliberal in its very structure gained prominence after the Eurozone crisis and has had considerable impact. The implication is that the only alternative to disciplinary neoliberalism in Europe is an exodus from EU institutions. This article contributes to the testing of such arguments thro...
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Este texto tem por objetivo fazer uma breve análise da conjuntura política brasileira e seu reflexo na educação especialmente 2020 e 2021, agravados pela pandemia do COVID-19. Além disso, o avanço neoliberal tomou proporções arrebatadoras, ampliando as dificuldades do povo no país, que, ao longo do governo de Bolsonaro, instaurou o pior cenário de...
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ResumenEl artículo problematiza conceptos claves para repesar la situación que la pandemia puso en evidencia de manera explícita. Tal el caso de las inequidades intra e inter países, las vidas que valen más que otras, la destrucción de Gaia con crisis climáticas y ambientales cada vez más intensas, entre muchas otras. Esto nos llevó a analizar las...
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Este artigo propõe retomar a ideia de uma contra-educação, propondo uma reflexão sobre a potência do teatro para o letramento histórico, a partir do entendimento do seu conceito, importância, emergência e possibilidades. Se em 2013 a filósofa Márcia Tiburi propôs uma contra-educação por perceber que a educação estava rebaixada à informação e à apre...
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In this paper, I discuss the processes through which yoga practitioners come to embody and socially reproduce the ethos of their group and the broader neolib-eral order, here understood as a principle of socialization that shapes people's behaviors in the broadest sense. The paper builds on previous theorizations of the «yogic habitus» via ethnogra...
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Stephenie Meyer’s (2005) Twilight is a paranormal, young adult series chronicling the love story between 17-year-old high schooler, Bella Swan, and 104-year-old vampire, Edward Cullen. Despite Twilight’s blatant heterosexual canon, the franchise was met with widespread homophobic backlash and was seen as girly, uncool and, hence, ‘gay’. Over ten ye...
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Este artigo tem como objetivo geral entender as múltiplas dimensões das questões relacionadas à saúde mental de alunos de graduação e pós-graduação na Faculdade de Filosofia, Letras e Ciências Humanas (FFLCH-USP). Relacionando como as transformações estruturais e institucionais do Ensino Superior se apresentam para os discentes da FFLCH (seja pelos...
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The paper examines the unending crises in higher education in Zimbabwe by situating the discussion in neoliberal theories and literature. Authoritarian classic neoliberalism, neopatrimonial neoliberalism, and kleptocratic neoliberalism are the three neoliberal strains utilized to interpret and discuss views from Southern African academics, specific...
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In this article, I argue that care is a useful tool to think about consumption as embedded in social relations within and outside the market, and draw the consequences for moving towards sustainable lifestyles. To do so, I engage in a review of the literature that brings together consumption and care in its various forms. I review three main bodies...
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Critical ethnographers have long challenged positivist notions of research objectivity and the presumed unbiased observer, arguing that one’s theoretical lens and positionality influence research design, access, and experiences in the field. Scholars of color have further pointed out the need to examine people’s lived experiences through an interse...
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RÉSUMÉ Cet article s’intéresse aux actions protestataires menées par certains groupes de militants handicapés dans trois pays d’Amérique latine (Bolivie, Chili et Argentine) au cours de la dernière décennie. Les manifestations récentes les plus fortes en Bolivie visent à obtenir une allocation (2007–2016), celles au Chili visent à remettre en quest...
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