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The shock doctrine : the rise of disaster capitalism
Naomi Klein
Adult Nonfiction HB95 .K54 2007

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ContentsPage
Introduction: Blank Is Beautiful: Three Decades of Erasing and Remaking the Worldp. 3
Part 1 - Two Doctor Shocks: Research and Development
1 - The Torture Lab: Ewen Cameron, the CIA and the Maniacal Quest to Erase and Remake the Human Mindp. 25
2 - The Other Doctor Shock: Milton Friedman and the Search for a Laissez-Faire Laboratoryp. 49
Part 2 - The First Test: Birth Pangs
3 - States of Shock: The Bloody Birth of the Counterrevolutionp. 75
4 - Cleaning the Slate: Terror Does Its Workp. 98
5 - "Entirely Unrelated": How an Ideology Was Cleansed of Its Crimesp. 116
Part 3 - Surviving Democracy: Bombs Made of Laws
6 - Saved by a War: Thatcherism and Its Useful Enemiesp. 131
7 - The New Doctor Shock: Economic Warfare Replaces Dictatorshipp. 142
8 - Crisis Works: The Packaging of Shock Therapyp. 155
Part 4 - Lost in Transition: While We Wept, While We Trembled, While We Danced
9 - Slamming the Door on History: A Crisis in Poland, a Massacre in Chinap. 171
10 - Democracy Born in Chains: South Africa's Constricted Freedomp. 194
11 - Bonfire of a Young Democracy: Russia Chooses "The Pinochet Option"p. 218
12 - The Capitalist Id: Russia and the New Era of the Boor Marketp. 246
13 - Let It Burn: The Looting of Asia and "The Fall of a Second Berlin Wall"p. 263
Part 5 - Shocking Times: The Rise of the Disaster Capitalism Complex
14 - Shock Therapy in the U.S.A.: The Homeland Security Bubblep. 283
15 - A Corporalist State: Removing the Revolving Door, Putting in an Archwayp. 308
Part 6 - Iraq, Full Circle: Overshock
16 - Erasing Iraq: In Search of a "Model" for the Middle Eastp. 325
17 - Ideological Blowback: A Very Capitalist Disasterp. 341
18 - Full Circle: From Blank Slate to Scorched Earthp. 360
Part 7 - The Movable Green Zone: Buffer Zones and Blast Walls
19 - Blanking the Beach: "The Second Tsunami"p. 389
20 - Disaster Apartheid: A World of Green Zones and Red Zonesp. 406
21 - Losing the Peace Incentive: Israel as Warningp. 423
Conclusion: Shock Wears Off: The Rise of People's Reconstruction
Notesp. 467
Acknowledgmentsp. 527
Indexp. 535


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