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Post-Soviet social neoliberalism, social modernity, biopolitics by Stephen J. Collier

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Economic policy,
  • Post-communism,
  • Biopolitics,
  • Neoliberalism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementStephen J. Collier
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC340.12 .C647 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25075132M
ISBN 109780691148304, 9780691148311
LC Control Number2010048983

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