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Europe's Orphan: The Future of the Euro and the Politics of Debt

Martin Sandbu

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175942
eISBN:
9781400885510
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175942.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

Originally conceived as part of a unifying vision for Europe, the euro is now viewed as a millstone around the neck of a continent crippled by vast debts, sluggish economies, and growing populist ... More


Social Movements and Referendums from Below: Direct Democracy in the Neoliberal Crisis

Donatella Della Porta, Francis O'Connor, Martin Portos, and Anna Subirats Ribas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447333418
eISBN:
9781447333456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447333418.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

In recent years, social movements on the left have increasingly begun to make themselves felt in referendums. This has been seen throughout Europe: in votes regarding independence in Scotland and ... More


Social Policy Review 29: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2017

John Hudson, Catherine Needham, and Elke Heins (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447336211
eISBN:
9781447336235
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336211.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This edition presents an up-to-date and diverse review of the best in social policy scholarship over the past 12 months, from a group of internationally renowned authors. The collection offers a ... More


Alternatives to Neoliberalism: Towards Equality and Democracy

Bryn Jones and Mike O'Donnell (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447331148
eISBN:
9781447331162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331148.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

In this collection, innovative and eminent social and policy analysts, including Colin Crouch, Anna Coote, Jeremy Gilbert, Grahame Thompson and Ted Benton, challenge the failing but still dominant ... More


Conclusion

Adrian Bonner

in Social Determinantsof Health: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Social Inequality and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447336846
eISBN:
9781447336891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336846.003.0024
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book has examined the social determinants of health using an interdisciplinary approach, showing that relative poverty and social capital will provide the resilience for an individual to ... More


Introduction

Claire Sutherland

in Reimagining the Nation: Togetherness, Belonging and Mobility

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447326281
eISBN:
9781447336655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326281.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter starts by looking at the idea of nationalism, referencing the European refugee ‘crisis’ of 2015 and Brexit vote in 2016, and the frightening power of this nationalist ideology. It also ... More


International Financial Centres after the Global Financial Crisis and Brexit

Youssef Cassis and Dariusz Wójcik (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198817314
eISBN:
9780191858833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817314.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, International

This book gathers leading economic historians, geographers, and social scientists to focus on the developments in key international financial centres following the 2008 Global Financial Crisis and to ... More


An Epistemic Theory of Democracy

Robert E. Goodin and Kai Spiekermann

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198823452
eISBN:
9780191862137
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823452.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization, Political Theory

One attractive feature of democracy is its ability to track the truth by information aggregation. The formal support for this claim goes back to Condorcet’s famous jury theorem. However, the theorem ... More


The Law & Politics of Brexit

Federico Fabbrini (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198811763
eISBN:
9780191853692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811763.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The decision by the people of the United Kingdom (UK) to vote in a referendum on 23 June 2016 to leave the European Union (EU) has produced shock-waves across Europe and the world. While the Treaty ... More


Conspiracy Theories and the People Who Believe Them

Joseph E. Uscinski (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190844073
eISBN:
9780190909611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844073.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Conspiracy theories are not fringe ideas, tucked away in society’s dark corners. Conspiracy theories are everywhere, and like other ideas they have consequences. When people believe conspiracy ... More


Great Britain or Little England?

Martin Sandbu

in Europe's Orphan: The Future of the Euro and the Politics of Debt

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175942
eISBN:
9781400885510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175942.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy

This chapter asks the taboo question: shouldn't the United Kingdom have been in the single currency from the start — and how is the course of Europe as a whole affected by its choices, first not to ... More


Epilogue: Brexit, the border and nationalism’s bounceback

Paddy Hoey

in Shinners, Dissos and Dissenters: Irish republican media activism since the Good Friday Agreement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526114242
eISBN:
9781526136091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114242.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

By the end of the 2010s, Sinn Féin was by far the strongest republican voice was rapidly building a stronger base in the Republic of Ireland where it had become the third largest party in the Dáil. ... More


Brexit and the Northern Ireland Question

John Doyle and Eileen Connolly

in The Law & Politics of Brexit

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198811763
eISBN:
9780191853692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811763.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter analyses the potential impact of Brexit on the Northern Ireland ‘peace process’, through a discussion of four interrelated issues—political divisions in Northern Ireland; the single ... More


Epilogue

Jonathan Hearn

in Salvage Ethnography in the Financial Sector: The Path to Economic Crisis in Scotland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780719087998
eISBN:
9781526128492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087998.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

The epilogue pulls back from the study presented to place it in the context of general patterns of national identity and recent and on going constitutional change in the UK. It explores how this case ... More


Health and well-being of refugees and migrants within a politically contested environment

Gayle Munro

in Social Determinantsof Health: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Social Inequality and Wellbeing

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447336846
eISBN:
9781447336891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336846.003.0021
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines how living in a politically contested environment affects the health and well-being of refugees and migrants, with particular emphasis on three main and interconnected factors: ... More


Introduction

John Bryden, Erik Opsahl, Ottar Brox, and Lesley Riddoch

in Northern Neighbours: Scotland and Norway since 1800

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696208
eISBN:
9781474412506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696208.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter outlines the book’s main purpose – to answer the question of how the development of two small counties in the north of Europe, whose histories were intertwined from c.AD 795, and whose ... More


The whys and wherefores of Brexit

Nick Ellison

in Social Policy Review 29: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2017

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447336211
eISBN:
9781447336235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336211.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This introductory chapter examines the ‘whys and wherefores of Brexit’, considering not just the political roots of the referendum result but also its complex social and economic roots. The analysis ... More


Confronting Brexit and Trump: towards a socially progressive globalisation

Chris Holden

in Social Policy Review 29: Analysis and Debate in Social Policy, 2017

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447336211
eISBN:
9781447336235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447336211.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter analyses the connections between Donald Trump and Brexit, particularly the role and nature of globalisation and related economic changes, asking how a socially progressive form of ... More


Brexit nation

Claire Sutherland

in Reimagining the Nation: Togetherness, Belonging and Mobility

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781447326281
eISBN:
9781447336655
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326281.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter looks at the incipient ‘Brexit nation’ that the UK is today and seeks to understand what motivates individuals’ need for community in the context of a pervasive nationalist mood or ... More


Conclusions

John Bryden, Lesley Riddoch, and Ottar Brox

in Northern Neighbours: Scotland and Norway since 1800

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696208
eISBN:
9781474412506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696208.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter draws together the major arguments and insights presented in the preceding chapters. Drawing on Adam Smith’s and Karl Polanyi, they consider ideas about the role of the state in ... More


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