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Putting Government in its Place: Cultural Racism, Sentiment, and Neoliberalism in Contemporary United States Responses to Natural Disasters Abroad

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Putting Government in its Place: Cultural Racism, Sentiment, and Neoliberalism in Contemporary United States Responses to Natural Disasters Abroad

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This dissertation engages with the apparently paradoxical relationship between popular sentimental expressions of U.S. support and solidarity for disaster victims, on the one hand, and the privatizing, nondemocratic interventions that support neoliberal capitalism, on the other.

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2015

Publisher

Saint Louis University

City

St. Louis

Disciplines

Political Science

Putting Government in its Place: Cultural Racism, Sentiment, and Neoliberalism in Contemporary United States Responses to Natural Disasters Abroad

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