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Neoliberalism

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Political philosophy based on classical liberalism which advocates for economic and social policies that limit government intervention in free enterprise and individual rights. Neoliberalism is often characterized by interests in the privatization of public services, reductions in government spending, deregulation, free trade, commercialization and in using free market strategies to achieve social justice goals. Prior to 2004, the Identifier "Neoliberalism" may have been used to index this concept.
Category: Government and Politics
Broader Terms
Philosophy
Political Attitudes
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Related Terms
Civil Rights
Commercialization
Economic Development
Federal Regulation
Free Enterprise System
Government Role
International Trade
Private Sector
Privatization
Public Sector
Social Justice
State Regulation
Taxes
Added to ERIC: 1/5/2012