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Robin Dunford & Diane Perrons

In: The SAGE Handbook of Feminist Theory

Chapter 27: Power, Privilege and Precarity: The Gendered Dynamics of Contemporary Inequality

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Power, Privilege and Precarity: The Gendered Dynamics of Contemporary Inequality
Power, privilege and precarity: The gendered dynamics of contemporary inequality
RobinDunford and DianePerrons
Introduction

In the immediate aftermath of the 2007-08 financial crisis debate raged between neoliberal economists and Keynesian heterodox economists. The former, armed with an explanation of the crisis as a product of rising public deficits resulting from runaway state spending, proposed further privatization and cuts to public spending to foster conditions for a private sector-led recovery. The latter understood the crisis to have resulted from a demand deficit caused in part by rising inequalities. This rising inequality, as it is itself the result of thirty years of neo-liberal dominance in public policy, would render further programs of privatization and cuts a fetter on, rather than ...

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