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Disorienting Neoliberalism: Global Justice and the Outer Limit of Freedom

Benjamin L. McKean


In a dizzying global economy full of injustices that threaten our freedom, people who want to promote justice should be disposed to solidarity with each other. When global supply chains assemble products from every corner of the global and workers’ economic futures seem ever more uncertain, the very neoliberal theories that helped usher in this world also provide a powerful way to understand and navigate it. Those who want to resist the injustices of today’s global economy need to reorient their way of seeing so that it is possible to act more effectively. By drawing on a diverse range of thin ... More

Keywords: global justice, neoliberalism, supply chains, freedom, G. F. W. Hegel, John Rawls, W. E. B. Du Bois, transnational social movements, solidarity, orientation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780190087807
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190087807.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Benjamin L. McKean, author
Associate Professor of Political Science, The Ohio State University