The Morals of the Market: Human Rights and the Rise of Neoliberalism 9781786633125, 1786633124

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The Morals of the Market: Human Rights and the Rise of Neoliberalism
 9781786633125, 1786633124

Table of contents :
Cover Page
Halftitle Page
Title Page
Copyright Page
Dedication
Contents
Introduction: The Morals of the Market
1. 'The Central Values of Civilization Are in Danger'
2. There Is No Such Thing as 'the Economy': On Social and Economic Rights
3. Neoliberalism, Human Rights and the 'Shabby Remnants of Colonial Imperialism'
4. Human Rights in Pinochet's Chile: The Dethronement of Politics
5. Powerless Companions or Fellow Travellers? Human Rights and the Neoliberal Assault on Post-Colonial Economic Justice
Afterword: Human Rights, Neoliberalism and Economic Inequality Today
Notes

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