Posts by Daniela Tepe-Belfrage & Johnna Montgomerie

Daniela Tepe-Belfrage, Lecturer in Sociology, Criminology and Social Policy, University of Liverpool, and Johnna Montgomerie, Lecturer in Economics, Goldsmiths

The power relations of debt: care and resistance

Daniela and Johnna

Rethinking debt and how it is ‘cared for’ reveals its gendered, classed and racialised nature We believe there is an urgent need to conceptualise and theorise the ‘care’ of debt and how it is ‘cared for’. Rethinking debt in these terms reveals the power relations that underpin its and its gendered, classed and racialised nature. Nancy Fraser reminds us of … Continue reading

18 July 2017 by Daniela Tepe-Belfrage & Johnna Montgomerie
Categories: SPERI Comment

‘Troubled Families’ or ‘Troubled Bankers’?

Daniela and Johnna

There is no end to welfare in sight; yet welfare is no longer for the poor As we all know, the 2008 financial crisis exposed major flaws in contemporary financial markets; the continued public-policy response is an unprecedented commitment to open-ended corporate welfare to the financial services sector and, in particular, banks.  In the UK at last count, the ‘direct … Continue reading

3 December 2014 by Daniela Tepe-Belfrage & Johnna Montgomerie
Categories: Economics, Finance, Housing, Human rights, Political theory, Politics and policy, Social science, SPERI Comment, Tax, Welfare