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The Politics of Fiscal Squeeze

David Heald and Christopher Hood

in When the Party’s Over: The Politics of Fiscal Squeeze in Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265734
eISBN:
9780191771941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265734.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter conceives ‘fiscal squeeze’ as political effort to correct the public finances by raising taxes or cutting spending (or both), distinguishing different types of squeeze. It poses three ... More


Value and the Public Sector

Jane L. Collins

in The Politics of Value: Three Movements to Change How We Think about the Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226446004
eISBN:
9780226446288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226446288.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

In the spring of 2011, elected officials in the state of Wisconsin rescinded most collective bargaining rights for public sector workers and cut the state budget in ways that reduced public services. ... More


Democracy as Punishment: Brexit and Austerity Politics

Insa Lee Koch

in Personalizing the State: An Anthropology of Law, Politics, and Welfare in Austerity Britain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198807513
eISBN:
9780191845437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807513.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Chapter 7 asks what the implications of classed state control are for liberal democracy at large. It takes as a point of departure the referendum on leaving the European Union in June 2016 and the ... More


When the Party’s Over: The Politics of Fiscal Squeeze in Perspective

Christopher Hood, David Heald, and Rozana Himaz (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265734
eISBN:
9780191771941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265734.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This book develops a framework for analysing the politics of ‘fiscal squeeze,’ defined as political effort to cut spending and increase taxes to correct the public finances—a theme which has ... More


Politics In and After Fiscal Squeeze

David Heald, Rozana Himaz, and Christopher Hood

in When the Party’s Over: The Politics of Fiscal Squeeze in Perspective

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265734
eISBN:
9780191771941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265734.003.0012
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

This chapter examines what nine cases of fiscal squeeze in different democracies can reveal about the politics of austerity, combining overall quantitative comparisons with a set of qualitative ... More


Introduction

Ian Cummins

in Poverty, Inequality and Social Work: The Impact of Neo-Liberalism and Austerity Politics on Welfare Provision

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781447334804
eISBN:
9781447334859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447334804.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

This book examines the impact of neoliberalism and austerity politics on the role of social work, and welfare provision more generally, in the UK. It considers the social, political and cultural ... More


The Politics of Value: Three Movements to Change How We Think about the Economy

Jane L. Collins

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226446004
eISBN:
9780226446288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226446288.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

The Great Recession not only shook Americans’ faith in the economy but also prompted a “citizen’s critique” of our economic institutions. The Politics of Value provides a vivid account of three ... More


Conclusion

Michael Keating and David McCrone

in The Crisis of Social Democracy in Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748665822
eISBN:
9780748693863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748665822.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

In the conclusion, the editors draw together the strands of the various arguments. They argue that social democracy has a future but that it needs to undertake serious rethinking both about policies ... More


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