Late Modernity, Individualization and Socialism

An Associational Critique of Neoliberalism

  • Matt Dawson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Introduction

    1. Matt Dawson
      Pages 1-9
  3. Theoretical Background

  4. Reconciling Late Modernity and Libertarian Socialism

  5. Conclusion

    1. Matt Dawson
      Pages 176-185
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 186-222

About this book


Influenced most notably by Émile Durkheim and Zygmunt Bauman, Dawson outlines how this long neglected stream of socialist theory can help us more fully understand, and possibly move beyond, the problems of neoliberalism and our conceptions of political individualism.


democracy neoliberalism political sociology socialism sociology

Authors and affiliations

  • Matt Dawson
    • 1
  1. 1.University of GlasgowUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-43422-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-00342-3
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