Exploring common assumptions about populism within the study of economy and security provides an opportunity to rethink our understanding of the phenomena.
Neoliberalism is said to have taken an authoritarian turn since 2008. However, the war on terror arguably also initiated an authoritarian turn.
Examining the commodification of everyday objects reveals complex interconnections of economy and security. This blog explores these through an Afghan rug.
The mobilisation of fears of violence linked to public transport exposes a complex picture in which it can be difficult to analyse desires for safety.
Our blog series asks what potential analytical insights can be generated if we stop treating ‘economy’ and ‘security’ as separate spheres.
Since the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke, the #MeToo and #TimesUp hashtags campaign have become internationally recognised as a symbol of […]
While the Weinstein scandal has generated a pseudo-systemic critique of sexual violence in the workplace, economic inequalities still determine who […]
Hollywood’s commodification of women’s bodies must be recognised as a contributory factor when questioning the (un)shocking prevalence of sexual violence […]
Calculating the economic costs of sexual harassment obscures its underlying wrongs – as does the disparagement of people that ‘sleep […]
This blog series introduces some preliminary research from SPERI’s PREPPE programme, a project that asks: What can political economy tell […]