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By Alison Stenning, Adrian Smith, Alena Rochovská, Dariusz Świątek

In accordance with in-depth learn in Poland and Slovakia, Domesticating Neo-Liberalism addresses how we comprehend the tactics of neo-liberalization in post-socialist towns.

  • Builds upon an enormous volume of latest study information
  • Examines how families try and maintain their livelihoods at quite dramatic and hard instances of city transformation
  • Provides a massive contribution to how we theorize the geographies of neo-liberalism
  • Offers a end which informs discussions of social coverage inside of ecu Union expansion

Chapter One Domesticating Neo?Liberalism and the areas of Post?Socialism (pages 1–32):
Chapter Neo?Liberalism and Post?Socialist ameliorations (pages 33–57):
Chapter 3 Domesticating Economies: various fiscal Practices, families and Social copy (pages 58–80):
Chapter 4 paintings: Employment, Unemployment and the Negotiation of Labour Markets (pages 81–111):
Chapter 5 Housing: Markets, resources and Social replica (pages 112–143):
Chapter Six Land and nutrients: construction, intake and rest (pages 144–174):
Chapter Seven Care: family members, Social Networks and the nation (pages 175–218):
Chapter 8 Conclusions (pages 219–237):

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Exist in a more-than-neoliberal context’ (Castree, 2006: 3). This approach has tended to fire the imagination of geographers because of its focus on the uneven geographical development of neo-liberalization and on the local remaking of the neo-liberal project. In particular, the emphasis has been on understanding how ‘the origins of neoliberalism cannot be reduced to the mere exporting of policies and programs from the US “diffusion centres” of New York and Washington’ (Ward & England, 2007: 6).

There were few fundamental changes to economic policy, although Kolodko did pursue a somewhat more interventionist approach to enterprise restructuring and investment. Reflecting the shift towards interventionism within this SLD administration, the Minister for Economy, Labour and Social Policy, Jerzy Hausner, was a key actor and deputy prime minister. Hausner undertook to implement a major programme of reform, which became known as the Hausner Plan and was eventually passed, in a watered-down state, in 2004.

This is what McCarthy (2006) has called the individualizing ‘ontology of neo-liberalism’, which rests on both political and moral economies and on the production of neo-liberal subjects and citizens (K. Mitchell, 2006; Ong, 2006) who are ‘entrepreneurial, self-responsible individuals’ (Larner, 2003: 511; see also du Gay, 1996). indd 34 5/17/2010 6:23:12 PM NEO-LIBERALISM AND POST-SOCIALISM 35 Junghans, 2001). So apparently antithetical is the enterprising neoliberal subject to the inherited subjectivities of socialism that the process of ‘adaptation’ forced onto post-socialist subjects is extreme and rapid (Yurchak, 2003).

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