S.M. Amadae

S. M. Amadae is conducting research on how neoliberal capitalism anticipates the political illiberalism which stoke national populism. She is currently a University Lecturer in Politics at the University of Helsinki, Finland and is studying the Nordic welfare model as a non-utopian alternative to neoliberal forms of political economy. She also holds appointments of Research Affiliate at the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, University of Cambridge; and Research Affiliate in Science, Technology, and Society at MIT. Her publications include Prisoners of Reason: Game Theory and Neoliberal Political Economy (Cambridge University Press 2016) and the award-winning Rationalizing Capitalist Democracy: Cold War Origins of Rational Choice Liberalism (University of Chicago Press, 2003).

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November 17, 2020
Black-white, male-female — these and other markers, applied maliciously or not, enable the social dominance of one group over another.