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Navigating Through Austerity

Vicki Dabrowski

in Austerity, Women and the Role of the State: Lived Experiences of the Crisis

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529210521
eISBN:
9781529210552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529210521.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter reveals how women respond to and navigate through the effects of austerity measures. It highlights the commonalities in women's navigation strategies, but also where and how these ... More


Living in a state of insecurity

Kelly Bogue

in The Divisive State of Social Policy: The 'Bedroom Tax', Austerity and Housing Insecurity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781447350538
eISBN:
9781447350545
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447350538.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter begins by highlighting the circumstances and conditions of participants’ lives preceding the introduction of the Bedroom Tax policy. This serves as a starting point for the chapter, ... More


Rethinking deservingness, choice and gratitude in emergency food provision

Kayleigh Garthwaite

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/9781447336211.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter focuses on the discourses around deservingness, choice, and gratitude in emergency food provision. As foodbank use has risen, the idea that more people are using foodbanks due to their ... More


Addressing food poverty in the UK

Sarah Greenwood

in Austerity, Community Action, and the Future of Citizenship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447331032
eISBN:
9781447331056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331032.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The foodbank network The Trussell Trust does not only give emergency food supplies, but also offers emotional support and a growing range of practical projects via the More Than Food programme to ... More


Social initiatives and social solidarity under austerity

Christina Fuhr

in Austerity, Community Action, and the Future of Citizenship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447331032
eISBN:
9781447331056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331032.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

The 2008 financial crisis resulted in a protracted recession in Europe of a kind not seen since the Great Depression. Austerity policies in both countries have increased the presence of and need for ... More


The new economy of poverty

Stefan Selke

in Austerity, Community Action, and the Future of Citizenship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447331032
eISBN:
9781447331056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447331032.003.0012
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter reflects the consequences of an established system of poverty relief: German foodbanks (Tafeln), which meanwhile have become part of the basic food supply of many citizens. Even if ... More


The Fight against Want: Material Prosperity, Inequality, and Poverty with Elisabeth Garratt and Lindsay Richards

Anthony F. Heath, Elisabeth Garratt, Ridhi Kashyap, Yaojun Li, and Lindsay Richards

in Social Progress in Britain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198805489
eISBN:
9780191843556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805489.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

How successful has Britain been in tackling the giant of Want? Britain experienced greatly increased standards of material prosperity during the second half of the twentieth century, with a fourfold ... More


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