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Transforming Barcelona’s Urban Model? Limits and potentials for radical change under a radical left government

Tweet Ismael Blanco, Yunailis Salazar and Iolanda Bianchi report on findings from a second round of research in Barcelona carried out as part of the collaborative governance under austerity project, sponsored by the Economic and Social Research Council as part of its Urban Transformations Network. The … Continue reading

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Austerity Leicester: Between Revitalisation, Retrenchment and Resistance

Tweet Professor Jonathan Davies reports on findings from a second round of research in Leicester carried out as part of the collaborative governance under austerity project, sponsored by the Economic and Social Research Council as part of its Urban Transformations Network. Leicester is a revitalised city.  Since … Continue reading

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Baltimore: Governing Two Cities in ‘Crisis’

Tweet Madeleine Pill reports on findings from a second round of research in Baltimore  carried out as part of the collaborative governance under austerity project, sponsored by the Economic and Social Research Council as part of its Urban Transformations Network, and led by Prof. Jonathan Davies. Baltimore … Continue reading

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Governing Urban Crises of Welfarism: Reflections from our Eight-Case International Study

Tweet In today’s blog Jonathan Davies introduces a series of eight further blog postings outlining the findings from our research in the cities of Athens, Baltimore, Barcelona, Dublin, Leicester, Melbourne, Montreal, Nantes and Sydney.  These will be posted one-by-one over … Continue reading

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Austerity and welfare cuts

Tweet In today’s post, Ines Newman discusses the implications of current and future welfare reforms, including the cuts planned for April. She argues that this will lead to increasing inequality and poverty, rising household debt levels with higher levels of … Continue reading

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Austerity in time and space: the case of Germany

Tweet In today’s post Felix Wiegand, Tino Petzold and Prof. Bernd Belina argue that while austerity policies have often been implemented as part of a short-term, often authoritarian political offensive (a “shock strategy” as Naomi Kline put it) in (West) Germany … Continue reading

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Austerity, security and conflict

Tweet In today’s post Alke Jenss reflects on the synergies between austerity, security and conflict in the Latin American context. In the Americas austerity programmes are nothing new. Neither is the loss of sovereignty concerning economic and social policies. Think … Continue reading

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Governing Austerity in Montreal

Tweet In this post,  Gregoire Autin reports the findings from the exploratory research in Montreal, carried out as part of the collaborative governance under austerity project, sponsored by the Economic and Social Research Council as part of its Urban Transformations Network, and led by Prof. Jonathan Davies. … Continue reading

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Austerity and Human Rights in Leicester

Tweet Following the UN’s condemnation of UK austerity policies, Adrian Bua reports on the impact of that these are having in Leicester, based on exploratory research carried out as part of the collaborative governance under austerity project. A recent report … Continue reading

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Governing Austerity in Dublin

Tweet This post outlines the main findings from the first round of research carried out by Dr Niamh Gaynor and Dr Eamonn McConnon in Dublin as part of the Collaborative Governance under Austerity project. It forms part of a series of blogs … Continue reading

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