[Marxism] THE NEW WAY OF THE WORLD: ON NEOLIBERAL SOCIETY

VersoMail Verso Versomail at verso.co.uk
Tue Feb 4 08:32:44 MST 2014




THE NEW WAY OF THE WORLD: ON NEOLIBERAL SOCIETY

by Pierre Dardot and Christian Laval


--------------------


FEBRUARY 2014
http://www.versobooks.com/books/1511-the-new-way-of-the-world<http://www.versoboo>


--------------------


Pierre Dardot and Christian Laval's acute analysis of neoliberalism


--------------------


Exploring the genesis of neoliberalism, and the political and economic circumstances of its deployment, Pierre Dardot and Christian Laval dispel numerous common misconceptions. Neoliberalism is neither a return to classical liberalism nor the restoration of "pure" capitalism. To misinterpret neoliberalism is to fail to understand what is new about it: far from viewing the market as a natural given that limits state action, neoliberalism seeks to construct the market and make the firm a model for governments. Only once this is grasped will its opponents be able to meet the unprecedented political and intellectual challenge it poses.


--------------------

"To understand these debates [on neoliberalism], the book by Christian Laval and Pierre Dardot on the 'neoliberal society' offers us analytical keys. This monument of scholarship draws on the history of ideas, philosophy and sociology."
- Le Monde


"Extremely scholarly, this book is an insistent invitation to push theoretical and social critique of the present order beyond the standard analyses."
- Le Monde diplomatique


--------------------

Christian Laval is Professor of Sociology at the Universit? de Paris Ouest Nanterre La D?fense. His other books include L'Ambition sociologique: Saint-Simon, Comte, Tocqueville, Marx, Durkheim, Weber; Jeremy Bentham, les artifices du capitalism; L'?cole n'est pas une entreprise: Le n?o-lib?ralisme ? l'assaut de l'enseignement public; and L'Homme ?conomique: Essai sur les racines du n?olib?ralisme.


Pierre Dardot is a philosopher and specialist in Hegel and Marx. His previous books include Sauver Marx?: Empire, multitude, travail immat?riel (with Christian Laval and El Mouhoub Mouhoud) and Marx, pr?nom: Karl (with Christian Laval).


--------------------


Hardback / 352 pages / ISBN: 9781781681763 / February 2014 / $29.95 / ?20.00 / $34.95CAN


Visit Verso's website for information on our upcoming events, new reviews and publications and special offers: http://www.versobooks.com<https://red002.mail.emea.microsoftonline.com/owa/redir.aspx?C=da4b27451a1c45a893588ecb9e6f48f3&URL=http%3a%2f%2fwww.versobooks.com>


Sign up for the Verso mailing list:

https://www.versobooks.com/users/sign_up<https://www.versobooks.com/users/>



Become a fan of Verso on Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/VersoBks?fref=ts



And get updates on Twitter too!

http://twitter.com/VersoBooks<https://red002.mail.emea.microsoftonline.com/owa/redir.aspx?C=da4b27451a1c45a893588ecb9e6f48f3&URL=http%3a%2f%2ftwitter.com%2fVersoBooks>




More information about the Marxism mailing list