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Austerity : Exploring Politics, Geographies and Inequalities : Exploring Politics, Geographies and Inequalities.

Author: David Etherington (Staffordshire University)
Publisher: Bristol, UNITED KINGDOM : Policy Press, 2020.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
Summary:
The impacts of austerity and welfare reform on work and employment relations are explored in this perceptive assessment. This book highlights the role of trade unions and social movements in challenging the insecurities and inequalities imposed by work-focused welfare policies such as Universal Credit and proposes progressive new paths for welfare.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Etherington (Staffordshire University)
ISBN: 9781447350149 1447350146 9781447350125 144735012X
OCLC Number: 1203746231
Description: 1 online resource (227227) : ill.
Contents: Front cover --
Title Page --
Copyright Page --
Dedication --
Table of Contents --
List of tables and box --
List of abbreviations --
Notes on the author --
Acknowledgements --
Preface --
1. Introduction: the crisis and austerity neoliberalism --
2. Conceptualising austerity, welfare and employment relations --
3. Embedding neoliberal austerity: from New Labour to the Conservative government --
4. Resisting welfare reforms and work-first policies --
5. 'Devolving' welfare policies in Greater Manchester's precarious economy --
6. Challenging welfare conditionality and insecure work 7. Towards a more inclusive labour market: lessons from Denmark --
8. Conclusions: progressive alternatives to austerity --
Notes --
References --
Index --
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Abstract:

The impacts of austerity and welfare reform on work and employment relations are explored in this perceptive assessment. This book highlights the role of trade unions and social movements in challenging the insecurities and inequalities imposed by work-focused welfare policies such as Universal Credit and proposes progressive new paths for welfare.

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