Markets and development: Civil society, citizens and the politics of neoliberalism

Toby CARROLL, Darryl Stuart JARVIS

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Abstract

Markets and Development presents a series of critical contributions focused on the political relationship between citizens, civil society, and neoliberal development policy’s latest form. The dramatic increase of ‘access to finance’ investments, newly gender-sensitive approaches to building neoliberal labour markets, the universal promotion of public-private partnerships, and the ‘development financing’ of extractive industries, have all seen citizens, social movements, and NGOs variously engaged in, and against, neoliberalism like never before. The precise form that this engagement takes is conditioned by both the perceived and real opportunities, and the risks, of an agenda which seeks to intern ‘emerging’ and ‘frontier markets’ deep within a concretising world market, with transformative repercussions for both those involved and, notably, for state-society relations. Copyright © 2016 Taylor & Francis.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherRoutledge
ISBN (Electronic)9781317358527
ISBN (Print)9781138299702, 9781138952737
Publication statusPublished - 2016

Citation

Carroll, T., & Jarvis, D. (Eds.). (2016). Markets and development: Civil society, citizens and the politics of neoliberalism. London: Routledge.

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