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A Post-Neoliberal Era in Latin America?: Revisiting Cultural Paradigms

Daniel Nehring, Gerardo Gómez Michel, and Magdalena López


In the mid-1970s, Latin America entered a period of profound social and economic crisis, marked by the rise of brutal military dictatorships across much of the region and the near-collapse of some of Latin America’s largest economies, in Mexico and Brazil. In response to this crisis, governments across the region adopted neoliberal structural adjustment programmes from the 1980s onwards, under the auspices of international organisations, such as the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. These reforms typically entailed sweeping cuts to public health and welfare programmes, the privat ... More

Keywords: neoliberalism, post-neoliberalism, Latin America, cultural sociology, cultural sociology

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Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781529200997
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781529200997.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Daniel Nehring, editor
East China University of Science and Technology

Gerardo Gómez Michel, editor
Busan University of Foreign Studies

Magdalena López, editor
University of Lisbon

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1 Introduction: Everyday Life in (Post-)Neoliberal Latin America

Daniel Nehring, Gerardo Gómez Michel and Magdalena López

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