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Feminists Rethink the Neoliberal State: Inequality, Exclusion, and Change

Leela Fernandes


The growing concentration of wealth and the intensification of inequality is a defining feature of the twenty-first century. Debates on questions of economic inequality and exclusion have centered on the paradigm of “neoliberalism.” Feminists Rethink the Neoliberal State demonstrates that an understanding of such economic policies, the corresponding rise of socioeconomic inequality, and the possibilities for change require an in-depth reconceptualization of the nature of the state. Drawing on original field research in comparative contexts both globally and within the United States, the essays ... More

Keywords: feminists, neoliberalism, state, inequality, race, gender, class, economic, market, post-liberalization

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781479800155
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479800155.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Leela Fernandes, author
University of Michigan

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