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What Was 'New' About Neoliberalism?

Coleman, William


This article advances an interpretation of the core contribution of neoliberalism to the liberal tradition. At the hands of neoliberal thinkers, the classical liberalism of Locke, Smith and Mill underwent a reconstruction involving certain re-conceptualisations of individual and political freedom, which served to shift the crux of the case for classical liberalism from market success propositions to government failure propositions.

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Economic Affairs
DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0270.2012.02192.x


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