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The Shock doctrine: the rise of disaster capitalism

Author: Klein, Naomi Publisher: Allen Lane, 2007.Language: EnglishDescription: 558 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1846140285Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


CONTENTS The shock doctrine The shock doctrine INTRODUCTION Blank Is Beautiful: Three Decades of Erasing and Remaking the World 3 PART 1 Two Doctor Shocks: Research and Development 23 1. The Torture Lab: Ewen Cameron, the CIA and the Maniacal Quest to Erase and Remake the Human Mind 25 2. The Other Doctor Shock: Milton Friedman and the Search for a Laissez-Faire Laboratory 49 PART 2 The First Test: Birth Pangs 73 3. States of Shock: The Bloody Birth of the Counterrevolution 75 4. Cleaning the Slate: Terror Does Its Work 98 5. "Entirely Unrelated": How an Ideology Was Cleansed of Its Crimes 116 PART j Surviving Democracy: Bombs Made of Laws 129 6. Saved by a War: Thatcherism and Its Useful Enemies 131 7. The New Doctor Shock: Economic Warfare Replaces Dictatorship 142 8. Crisis Works: The Packaging of Shock Therapy PART 155 4 Lost in Transition: While We Wept, While We Trembled, While We Danced 169 9. Slamming the Door on History: A Crisis in Poland, a Massacre in China 171 10. Democracy Born in Chains: South Africa's Constricted Freedom 194 11. Bonfire of a Young Democracy: Russia Chooses "The Pinochet Option" 21 8 12. The Capitalist Id: Russia and the New Era of the Boor Market 246 13. Let It Bum: The Looting of Asia and "The Fall of a Second Berlin Wall" 263 PART 5 Shocking Times: The Rise of the Disaster Capitalism Complex 281 14. Shock Therapy in the U.S.A.: The Homeland Security Bubble 28: 1 5 . A Corporatist State: Removing the Revolving Door, Putting in an Archway 308 PART 6 323 Iraq, Full Circle: Overshock 16. Erasing Iraq: In Search of a "Model" for the Middle East 325 17. Ideological Blowback: A Very Capitalist Disaster 34 1 18. Full Circle: '~rorn Blank Slate to Scorched Earth 360 PART 7 The Movable Green Zone: Buffer Zones and Blast Walls 383 19. Blanking the Beach: "The Second Tsunami" 385 20. Disaster Apartheid: A World of Green Zones and Red Zones 406 21. Losing the Peace Incentive: Israel as Warning 423 CONCLUSION Shock Wears Off: The Rise of People's Reconstruction 443 Notes 467 Acknowledgments Index 535 527

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