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Working in the Context of Austerity

Challenges and Struggles

edited by Donna Baines & Ian Cunningham

Bristol University Press
Initial publish date
Dec 2020
Labor, Human Resources & Personnel Management, Social Policy
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    Publish Date
    Dec 2020
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Drawing on a range of perspectives from a wide range of countries, this book engages with the major debates surrounding austerity and neoliberalism, providing a grounded analysis of the everyday experience of work and employment. It goes beyond a sole focus on public sector work to uniquely cover the impact of austerity on work across the private, public and voluntary spheres.

About the authors


Donna Baines is the director and a professor in the School of Social Work at the University of British Columbia. She is editor of Doing Anti-Oppressive Practic_e, co-editor (with Stephen McBride) of _Orchestrating Austerity and co-author of Case Critical. Her research and teaching interests include anti-oppressive theory and practice, paid and unpaid care work and social justice change.


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Donna Baines is Director and Professor of Social Work at the University of British Columbia. Ian Cunningham is Head of Department and Professor of Human Resource Management at the University of Strathclyde.

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