Posts by Daniela Tepe-Belfrage

Daniela Tepe-Belfrage, Faculty Research Fellow, Social Sciences, University of Sheffield

Inequality Redux VI


The intersectional consequences of austerity This post looks at the intersections of different expressions of inequality and their interlinkages.  It makes the argument that reducing inequality to one of its expresssions, for example income or class, falls short both of understanding how poverty is created and of providing answers as to how to address it.  Intersectional analysis, in contrast, takes … Continue reading

26 March 2015 by Daniela Tepe-Belfrage
Categories: British growth crisis, Inequality, SPERI Comment

A Big Broken Society?

British society is broken, but it is an indifferent and disconnected elite that is really to blame ‘Broken Britain’ is the rallying-cry of the coalition government’s welfare reform agenda in the wake of sluggish growth since the 2008 crisis. The rhetoric of Broken Britain deploys the usual fond remembrance of by-gone years when moral norms were apparently stable and universally … Continue reading

11 March 2014 by Daniela Tepe-Belfrage
Categories: British growth crisis, SPERI Comment Tags: , , , ,