Télécharger le livre :  Is Austerity Gendered?

Austerity has dominated the policy agenda in the past decade. Although it appeared to end with the COVID-19 pandemic, a return to harsh cutbacks in the future cannot be ruled out. In this incisive analysis, Diane Perrons shows that while austerity policies have...
Editeur : Polity
Parution : 2021-01-28
Collection : The Future of Capitalism
Format(s) : ePub
11,92
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Télécharger le livre :  Will the gig economy prevail?

Increasingly, employees are being falsely treated as ‘self-employed’. This phenomenon – the ‘gig economy’ – is seen as the inevitable shape of things to come. In this book, Colin Crouch takes a step back and questions this logic. He shows how the idea of an employee – a...
Editeur : Polity
Parution : 2019-06-07
Collection : The Future of Capitalism
Format(s) : ePub
12,00
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Télécharger le livre :  Why Can't You Afford a Home?

Throughout the Western world, a whole generation is being priced out of the housing market. For millions of people, particularly millennials, the basic goal of acquiring decent, affordable accommodation is a distant dream. Leading economist Josh Ryan-Collins argues that...
Editeur : Polity
Parution : 2018-11-26
Collection : The Future of Capitalism
Format(s) : ePub
11,59
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Télécharger le livre :  Are Chief Executives Overpaid?

Wages for the majority have been stagnant for decades, but a lucky few have enjoyed a pay bonanza. Top company bosses take home in several days as much as most people earn in a whole year. In this hard-hitting book, Deborah Hargreaves explains why pay for the top 0.1%...
Editeur : Polity
Parution : 2018-11-26
Collection : The Future of Capitalism
Format(s) : ePub
11,91
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Télécharger le livre :  Do Central Banks Serve the People?

Central banks have become the go-to institution of modern economies. In the wake of the 2007 financial crisis, they injected trillions of dollars of liquidity – through a process known as quantitative easing – first to prevent financial meltdown and later to stimulate...
Editeur : Polity
Parution : 2018-08-16
Collection : The Future of Capitalism
Format(s) : ePub
11,84
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Télécharger le livre :  Is Inequality in America Irreversible?

We are living in a time of extreme inequality: America’s three richest people now own as much wealth as the bottom half of the population. Although most accept that this is grotesque, many politicians accept it as irreversible. In this book, leading US researcher and...
Editeur : Polity
Parution : 2018-04-27
Collection : The Future of Capitalism
Format(s) : ePub
12,38
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Télécharger le livre :  Do We Need Economic Inequality?

Although economic inequality provokes widespread disquiet, its supposed necessity is rarely questioned. At best, a basic level of inequality is seen as a necessary evil. At worst, it is seen as insufficient to encourage aspiration, hard work and investment – a refrain...
Editeur : Polity
Parution : 2017-11-10
Collection : The Future of Capitalism
Format(s) : ePub
12,33
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Télécharger le livre :  Can the Euro be Saved?

The economies of the eurozone countries are plagued by multiple crises, which cast major doubts over the future of the euro. In this engaging new book, leading economist Malcolm Sawyer argues that the entire policy framework of the eurozone was fundamentally flawed from...
Editeur : Polity
Parution : 2017-11-10
Collection : The Future of Capitalism
Format(s) : ePub
12,22
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Télécharger le livre :  Will China's Economy Collapse?

The recent downturn in the Chinese economy has become a focal point of global attention, with some analysts warning that China is edging dangerously close to economic meltdown. Is it possible that the second largest economy in the world could collapse and drag the rest...
Editeur : Polity
Parution : 2017-08-08
Collection : The Future of Capitalism
Format(s) : ePub
12,05
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Télécharger le livre :  Can We Avoid Another Financial Crisis?

The Great Financial Crash had cataclysmic effects on the global economy, and took conventional economists completely by surprise. Many leading commentators declared shortly before the crisis that the magical recipe for eternal stability had been found. Less than a year...
Editeur : Polity
Parution : 2017-05-09
Collection : The Future of Capitalism
Format(s) : ePub
12,33
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