No wonder neoconservativism
is the conservatism that dare not speak its name in his book.
Critical work cannot ever entirely escape the pressure of the marketplace, nor can it extricate itself from the nexus of dominant discourses available within a particular socio-historical context, which have for some time, in many parts of the world, been dominated by neoliberalism and neoconservativism
foreign policy in the Middle East to an idealistic one based on neoconservativism
, a combination of an extreme form of realism and altered democratic-peace theory.
The Bush administration's neoconservativism
was another variant, one that combined a program of deregulating markets with the advocacy of conservative moral positions on gender roles and sexual mores ("family values") and an aggressive, unilateral foreign policy (Harvey, 2005).
They argue that the power base behind Ahmadinejad represents a kind of Iranian version of American neoconservativism
Here I would also add one other important characteristic of Neoconservativism
that is often overlooked--namely, the central belief in the importance of religion as a necessary social force and political instrument.
In this collection of 11 interdisciplinary articles, contributors from both sides of the Atlantic weigh in on the policy of unilateralism, the rise and future of American neoconservativism
, the new anti-Americanism to be found in European discontent, and the question of whether US policy is merely contested or entirely rejected in Europe.
And then there's the notorious phrase in a document of the Project for the New American Century, the fount of neoconservativism
, whose members included Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, Paul Wolfowitz, Douglas Feith, and a host of other hawks who flew into the Bush Administration.
It is not neoconservativism
per se, but it most certainly is not conservativism.
Wattenberg's roots are in neoconservativism
, so one might expect him to have an ideological objection to government programs that would ease the strains on young parents.
This description of neoconservativism
was, and is, popular among those who identify themselves as neoconservatives, (10) and it is true as far as it goes.
Bush as the leader of the overall conservative movement, including neoconservativism
, within the GOP.
I use the term neoconservativism
to indicate the resurgence of traditional social and moral values, leaving the term neoliberalism to refer to the rehabilitation of
Schindler, "The Church's 'Worldly' Mission: Neoconservativism
and American Culture," Communio 18 (1991) 365-97.
If anyone thinks that neoconservativism
is on the outs after the debacle in Iraq, they need look no further than the Republican frontrunner's brain-trust.