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Book review: austerity: the great failure by Florian Schui

Gregory, Lee (2015) Book review: austerity: the great failure by Florian Schui. LSE Review of Books (28 Aug 2015). Website.

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Adopting a historical approach, Florian Schui provides an insightful and thought provoking narrative on the concept of austerity, finds Lee Gregory. The text achieves its main aim of introducing the historical roots of austerity, essential to understanding the contemporary context. Schui offers an excellent account of why the idea of austerity has embedded itself in a range of political and economic thinking.

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Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2017 14:38
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2021 23:33

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