The Violence of Austerity

Vickie Cooper David Whyte


The Violence of Austerity

The Violence of Austerity

  • Title: The Violence of Austerity
  • Author: Vickie Cooper David Whyte
  • ISBN: 9780745399485
  • Page: 311
  • Format: Paperback

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In the aftermath of the global financial crisis in 2008, Britain s government put into effect a hotly contested series of major cuts in public expenditure with the stated aim of restoring economic security Since then, this reign of austerity continues to devastate contemporary Britain through a disconnected and unaffected political elite In The Violence of Austerity, DIn the aftermath of the global financial crisis in 2008, Britain s government put into effect a hotly contested series of major cuts in public expenditure with the stated aim of restoring economic security Since then, this reign of austerity continues to devastate contemporary Britain through a disconnected and unaffected political elite In The Violence of Austerity, David Whyte and Vickie Cooper bring together the passionate voices of campaigners and academics to show that rather than stimulating economic growth, austerity policies have led to a dismantling of the social systems that operated as a buffer against economic hardship Chapters from major contributors including Danny Dorling, Mary O Hara and Rizwaan Sabir show how austerity is a form of institutional violence socially harmful and far reaching than other politicized and publicized forms of violence, such as terrorism or gun violence Contributors expose highly significant cases of this institutional violence driven by public sector cuts police attacks on the homeless, violent evictions of the rented sector, risks faced by people on workfare, and The Violence of Austerity is a devastating, authoritative study of the myriad ways austerity policies harm people in Britain that will resonate with anyone concerned with the increasing power of the political elite and the future of social welfare.


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