Tag Archive for ‘Financial Crisis’
Think back to 2007. Did you believe the end of neoliberalism was nigh? I must admit I did. It seems rather naive in retrospect. Yet fast forward five years and consider the political terrain: we have witnessed a massive consolidation within… Read More ›
David Cairns, MYPLACE Project team member at Centro de Investigação e Estudos de Sociologia, Lisbon, Portugal and Work Package Leader on his recently published paper on youth in Ireland in the economic crisis. This was originally posted on the MYPLACE blog…. Read More ›
In a recent article Aditya Chakrabortty argued that economics has failed us but sociology has been unable to offer any alternatives. In this podcast I talk to Melanie Simms of Warwick Business School, who signed this group letter to the Guardian, about work sociology and its… Read More ›
Yet another take on the happiness/misery debate. Are weather and housing prices the most important reasons to be happy? Really? Still, this account of the allegedly decreasing happiness of California residents is rather amusing to read.
At a time of historically unparalleled intellectual oversaturation it was surely inevitable that dissecting the financial crisis would become something of a cottage industry within academic publishing and highbrow journalism. What’s surprising is how long it has taken for a… Read More ›