The shock doctrine : the rise of disaster capitalism / Naomi Klein.

Author
Edition
  • 1st Picador ed.
Published
  • New York : Picador 2008
Physical description
701 pages ; 21 cm
ISBN
  • 9780312427993
  • 0312427999
Notes
  • Originally published: New York : Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt, 2007.
  • Originally published: New York : Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt , 2007.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 591-665) and index.
Contents
  • Introduction : Blank is beautiful: three decades of erasing and remaking the world -- Part 1. Two doctor shocks: research and development : The torture lab: Ewen Cameron, the CIA and the maniacal quest to erase and remake the human mind -- The other doctor shock: Milton Friedman and the search for a Laissez-Faire laboratory -- Part 2. The first test: birth pangs : States of shock: the bloody birth of the counterrevolution -- Cleaning the slate: terror does its work -- "Entirely unrelated": how an ideology was cleansed of its crimes -- Part 3. Surviving democracy: bombs made of laws : Saved by a war: Thatcherism and its useful enemies -- The new doctor shock: economic warfare replaces dictatorship -- Crisis works: the packaging of shock therapy -- Part 4. Lost in transition: while we wept, while we trembled, while we danced : Slamming the door on history: a crisis in Poland, a massacre in China -- Democracy born in chains: South Africa's constricted freedom -- Bonfire of a young democracy: Russia chooses "the Pinochet option" -- The capitalist id: Russia and the new era of the boor market -- Let it burn: the looting of Asia and "the fall of a second Berlin wall" -- Part 5. Shocking times: the rise of the disaster capitalism complex : Shock therapy in the U.S.A.: the Homeland Security bubble -- A corporatist state: removing the revolving door, putting in an archway -- Part 6. Iraq, full circle: overshock : Erasing Iraq: in search of a "model" for the Middle East -- Ideological blowback: a very capitalist disaster -- Full circle: from blank slate to scorched earth -- Part 7. The movable green zone: buffer zones and blast walls -- Blanking the beach: "the second tsunami" -- Disaster apartheid: a world of green zones and red zones -- Losing the peace incentive: Israel as warning -- Conclusion: Shock wears off: the rise of people's reconstruction.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • The bestselling author of "No Logo" argues that by capitalizing on crises, created by nature or war, the disaster capitalism complex now exists as a booming new economy, and is the violent culmination of a radical economic project that has been incubating for 50 years.

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