Tag Archives: neoliberalism

On SAGE Insight: The Trump Show

From Television & New Media This paper outlines how Donald Trump’s emergence as the Republican front-runner of the 2016 U.S. presidential election has triggered analysis of reality TV’s impact on the political process. Across blog posts, op-eds, and think pieces, … Continue reading

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Benefits broods’: The cultural and political crafting of anti-welfare commonsense

From Critical Social Policy In the aftermath of the global banking crises, a political economy of permanent state austerity has emerged, driven by and legitimated through a hardening anti-welfare commonsense. As welfare programmes are cut, privatised and marketised it is … Continue reading

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‘Data.gov-in-a-box’ and Obama’s model of open government

‘Data.gov-in-a-box’ Delimiting transparency From European Journal of Social Theory After eight years of an administration that appeared increasingly enamoured by and wedded to secrecy, it is not surprising that Barack Obama invested so heavily in the rhetoric of transparency in … Continue reading

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Neoliberalisation and ‘Lad Cultures’ in Higher Education

From Sociology This article links HE neoliberalisation and ‘lad cultures’, drawing on interviews and focus groups with women students. It is argued that retro-sexist ‘laddish’ forms of masculine competitiveness and misogyny have been reshaped by neoliberal rationalities to become modes … Continue reading

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The 2008 economic crisis and its outcomes for the Baltic states

Austerity as a global prescription and lessons from the neoliberal Baltic experiment From The Economic and Labour Relations Review This article analyses the 2008 economic crisis and its outcomes for the Baltic states. It then gives a genealogy of European … Continue reading

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