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Crisis, Austerity, and Everyday Life

Living in a Time of Diminishing Expectations


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Gargi Bhattacharyya
    Pages 1-39
  3. Gargi Bhattacharyya
    Pages 111-147
  4. Gargi Bhattacharyya
    Pages 149-188
  5. Gargi Bhattacharyya
    Pages 189-202
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 203-228

About this book


Will austerity never end? This timely and insightful book argues that austerity seeks to set the terms of political and economic life for the foreseeable future, extending techniques of exclusion to ever-greater sections of the population.


Austerity Crisis Inequality Political disengagement State racism Reproductive labour Everyday Life Institution politics state

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.University of East LondonUK

About the authors

Gargi Bhattacharyya is Professor of Sociology at the University of East London, UK. Her published works include: Tales of Dark Skinned Women (1998); Race and Power (with Stephen Small and John Gabriel, 2001); Sexuality and Society (2002); Traffick (2005); Dangerous Brown Men (2008); and Ethnicities and Values (2009).

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