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Caley Horan's book, " Insurance Era: Risk, Governance, and the Privatization of Security in Postwar America"

In Insurance Era: Risk, Governance, and the Privatization of Security in Postwar America (University of Chicago Press, 2021), Horan shows that “the rise and dissemination of neoliberal values…were the result of a project to unsocialize risk, shrinking the state‚Äôs commitment to providing support,” which has had the effect of “heaping burdens on people who are often the least capable of bearing them.” Cambridge University Press

3Q with historian Caley Horan on innovation, risk-sharing, and cultural transformation at MIT SHASS: News