Neoliberal Globalization’s Effects on Women

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Abstract
This paper explores the meanings of neoliberal globalization and the impact that these movements have had on women, particularly women who live in developing nations.
Neoliberal Globalization’s Effects on Women
On the surface the term “neoliberalism” sounds very promising and almost has a mythical ring to it. The term neoliberalism gives the impression that it might be a philosophy that would improve the lives of all human beings, be they male or female, around the world. Liberalism, as defined by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary is:
A political philosophy based on belief in progress, the essential goodness of the human race, and the autonomy of the individual and standing for the protection of political and civil liberties;...
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