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Introduction: Post-Soviet, Post-Social?

Stephen J. Collier

in Post-Soviet Social: Neoliberalism, Social Modernity, Biopolitics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148304
eISBN:
9781400840427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148304.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter provides a background of neoliberalism. During the 1990s, the Russian case and the battles over “transition,” the Washington Consensus, shock therapy, and structural ... More


Budgets and Biopolitics: On Substantive Provisioningand Formal Rationalization

Stephen J. Collier

in Post-Soviet Social: Neoliberalism, Social Modernity, Biopolitics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148304
eISBN:
9781400840427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148304.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on budgetary reform. In debates about neoliberalism and neoliberal reform, the government budget is often viewed as a key locus in which it is possible to observe the absolute ... More


An Ineffective Controversy

Stephen J. Collier

in Post-Soviet Social: Neoliberalism, Social Modernity, Biopolitics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148304
eISBN:
9781400840427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148304.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This epilogue presents three strategies for making a critical discussion of neoliberalism more effective, some of which have been taken up by other scholars in recent years. The first is simply to ... More


The Neoliberal Agenda and the Diet Veto

Mari Miura

in Welfare through Work: Conservative Ideas, Partisan Dynamics, and Social Protection in Japan

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451058
eISBN:
9780801465925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451058.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter examines how neoliberalism gained political currency in Japan and how the nature of the political dynamics since 1993 transformed the welfare through work system. While labor market ... More


The Birth of Soviet Biopolitics

Stephen J. Collier

in Post-Soviet Social: Neoliberalism, Social Modernity, Biopolitics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691148304
eISBN:
9781400840427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691148304.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter outlines the developments against which one can understand the emergence of Soviet city-building—painting a picture of successive formations of government from Petrine absolutism to ... More


Neoliberal Reforms, Regulatory Change, and the Informal Economy: The Case of Turkey from a Comparative Perspective 1

Kus Basak

in Securing Livelihoods: Informal Economy Practices and Institutions

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199687015
eISBN:
9780191766916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199687015.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Drawing on an in-depth study of the Turkish case, and using comparative data from transition countries, this chapter examines the link between neoliberal reforms and the growth of the informal ... More


Cultural Heritage in Mali in the Neoliberal Era

Rosa De Jorio

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040276
eISBN:
9780252098536
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040276.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Up to 2012, Mali was a poster child for African democracy, despite multiple signs of growing dissatisfaction with the democratic experiment. Then disaster struck, bringing many of the nation's ... More


Remains of Difference: New Imaginaries of Otherness in Post-reform India

Ravinder Kaur

in Interrogating India's Modernity: Democracy, Identity, and Citizenship

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198092070
eISBN:
9780199082704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092070.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This essay explores the changing self-identity of India as a nation state during the 1990s, after the introduction of neoliberal reforms. What is seen to be ‘new’ and how is it different from what ... More


Introduction: Democracy’s Infrastructure, Apartheid’s Debris

Antina von Schnitzler

in Democracy's Infrastructure: Techno-Politics and Protest after Apartheid

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691170770
eISBN:
9781400882991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691170770.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This book examines how residents' administrative links to the state emerged as a central political terrain during the antiapartheid struggle in South Africa and the ways that this terrain persists in ... More


Measuring Life: Living Prepaid and the Politics of Numbers after Apartheid

Antina von Schnitzler

in Democracy's Infrastructure: Techno-Politics and Protest after Apartheid

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691170770
eISBN:
9781400882991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691170770.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the ways in which numbers and measurement became central both to the planning and implementation of Operation Gcin'amanzi and to its opposition. In particular, it examines the ... More


The Moral Neoliberal: Welfare and Citizenship in Italy

Andrea Muehlebach

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226545394
eISBN:
9780226545417
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226545417.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

Morality is often imagined to be at odds with capitalism and its focus on the bottom line, but in this book, it is shown as the opposite: an indispensible tool for capitalist transformation. Set ... More


India’s Global and Internal Labor Migration and Resistance: A Case Study of Hyderabad

Immanuel Ness

in The Sun Never Sets: South Asian Migrants in an Age of U.S. Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786437
eISBN:
9780814786451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786437.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the effects of global capitalism on India's class divide and economic development. Focusing on the case of Hyderabad, it considers the fate of skilled migrant workers in the ... More


Health in Economic Terms

Nitsan Chorev

in The World Health Organization between North and South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450655
eISBN:
9780801463921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450655.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines how the World Health Organization (WHO), under the leadership of Director-General Gro Harlem Brundtland, strategically adapted to the “new policy environment” that was created ... More


Exit Mexico: “Si Muero Lejos De Ti”

Kathleen C. Schwartzman

in The Chicken Trail: Following Workers, Migrants, and Corporations across the Americas

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451164
eISBN:
9780801468056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451164.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter examines the extent to which globalization, in the form of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), transformed, ruined, or reconfigured the poultry industry and fueled ... More


Media in New Turkey: The Origins of an Authoritarian Neoliberal State

Bilge Yesil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040177
eISBN:
9780252098376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040177.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Investment and expansion have made Turkish media a transnational powerhouse in the Middle East and Central Asia. Yet tensions continue to grow between media outlets and the Islamist AKP party that ... More


Introduction: Learning to Manage

Jessica M. Mulligan

in Unmanageable Care: An Ethnography of Health Care Privatization in Puerto Rico

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724910
eISBN:
9780814764992
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724910.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This introductory chapter explores the changes made to the national health care system of Puerto Rico as a result of the passing of the Medicare Modernization Act (MMA) in 2003—a legislation that ... More


Iraq

Toby Dodge

in Exit Strategies and State Building

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199760114
eISBN:
9780199949991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199760114.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the various exit strategies pursued by the United States following its invasion of Iraq in March 2003. It argues that preinvasion planning was shaped by a naïve optimism and an ... More


Structural Transformations of the Global Health Regime

Nitsan Chorev

in The World Health Organization between North and South

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450655
eISBN:
9780801463921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450655.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book has examined how the World Health Organization (WHO) bureaucracy responded to external pressures. In the 1970s–1980s and the 1990s–2000s, the WHO adapted to changes in the political ... More


The World Health Organization between North and South

Nitsan Chorev

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450655
eISBN:
9780801463921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450655.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Since 1948, the World Health Organization (WHO) has launched numerous programs aimed at improving health conditions around the globe. In setting global health priorities and carrying out initiatives, ... More


/ Silent Subjectivities: Testimony and Haitian Labor Refugees

April Shemak

in Asylum Speakers: Caribbean Refugees and Testimonial Discourse

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823233557
eISBN:
9780823241194
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233557.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Noting the most recent effects of globalization and U.S. policy on the Haitian economy, Alex Dupuy explains the “politicization of economic reforms occurred in the late 1980s under the aegis of what ... More


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