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The new material and moral saliences of private capital

Steve Tombs

in Social Protection After the Crisis: Regulation without enforcement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447313755
eISBN:
9781447313786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447313755.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

A key, if often under-explored, dimension of the power and resources to which corporations have access is their level of ‘moral capital’ – the ways in and the extent to which private corporate ... More


Towards asset-based welfare states

Stuart Lowe

in The Housing Debate

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847422736
eISBN:
9781447305514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847422736.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

In the UK, the Beveridge-inspired welfare state began to break down in the 1970s under the impact of globalization and was partially replaced with a ‘competition state’, or at least a model that ... More


Neoliberalism, finance-dominated accumulation and enduring austerity: a cultural political economy perspective

Bob Jessop

in Social Policy In Times of Austerity: Global economic crisis and the new politics of welfare

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447319115
eISBN:
9781447319146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447319115.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter explores austerity policies in response to the recent North Atlantic Financial Crisis and its articulation to the Eurozone crisis. The analysis is primarily theoretical in approach but ... More


Responsibilisation of everyday life: housing and welfare state change

Stuart Lowe and Jed Meers

in Social policy review 27: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2015

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447322771
eISBN:
9781447322795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322771.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Housing has been relatively neglected in national, comparative and international social policy research. In the UK an agenda based around the financialisation of the everyday in both the home owning ... More


Embedded neglect, entrenched abuse: market failure and mistreatment in elderly residential care

Joe Greener

in Social policy review 27: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2015

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447322771
eISBN:
9781447322795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322771.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter uses data from a covert ethnography to explore the organisation of care labour in a residential facility for elderly people. The temporal, technical and human organisation of the labour ... More


Social Impact Bonds: Shifting the Boundaries of Citizenship

Stephen Sinclair, Neil McHugh, Leslie Huckfield, Michael Roy, and Cam Donaldson

in Social Policy Review 26: Analysis and debate in social policy, 2014

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447315568
eISBN:
9781447315582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447315568.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Chapter Seven focuses on efficiency of administration and the mixing of morals and mathematics in the context of the financialisation of everyday life. They examine the development and scope of ... More


Financial inclusion, financial stress and debt

Glen Bramley and Kirsten Besemer

in Poverty and Social Exclusion in the UK: Vol. 2: The Dimensions of Disadvantage

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447334224
eISBN:
9781447334309
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334224.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Exclusion from financial services in the form of bank accounts has fallen and appears less significant than informal borrowing and problem debt, which have increased dramatically and are strongly ... More


Transnational money: the formalisation of migrant remittances

Kavita Datta

in Migrants and their money: Surviving financial exclusion

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428431
eISBN:
9781447307549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428431.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Chapter Six maps remittance flows from London to migrants' home countries, highlighting the uneven nature of development in the world and the transnationality of finance. Beginning with a discussion ... More


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