Part II: The Limits of Liberalism

  1. Eric Cazdyn and
  2. Imre Szeman

Published Online: 22 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444396478.ch2

After Globalization

After Globalization

How to Cite

Cazdyn, E. and Szeman, I. (2011) Part II: The Limits of Liberalism, in After Globalization, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444396478.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405177948

Online ISBN: 9781444396478



  • limits of liberalism;
  • after globalization, or, liberalism after neoliberalism - unquestioned common sense;
  • Fareed Zakaria's The Post-American World - sense of the world after globalization;
  • Modernization or Westernization - degree of inevitability;
  • globalization qua US dominance of post-Cold War world - coming to an end;
  • Richard Florida, and neoliberals dressed in black - The Rise of the Creative Class (RCC);
  • redefinition of the arts, creative practices - making up twenty-first-century economy;
  • Super-Creative Core, paid to engage - in production of new forms, transferable and useful;
  • anecdotal American, and Friedman - globalization, Friedman's sole organizing principle of his worldview;
  • Krugman's Conscience, right leaders - inner play of morality and ethics, pushing one to act in the right way


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • After Globalization, or, Liberalism after Neoliberalism

  • Neoliberals Dressed in Black: Richard Florida13

  • The Anecdotal American: Thomas Friedman

  • Confidence Game: Paul Krugman

  • The Non-Shock Doctrine: Naomi Klein

  • The Limits of Hollywood: Michael Clayton