Poverty, 2nd Edition

By Ruth Lister

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed and aggravated the economic insecurity experienced by a growing number of members of society.  This may encourage greater understanding of the acute insecurity typically experienced by people living in poverty.  On reflection, I realised that the question of insecurity was a serious … Read More

The Ultimate Holiday Booklist from Polity

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A revaluation of value? The politics of value between populism and pandemic

By Frederick Harry Pitts

Former Bank of England governor Mark Carney’s BBC Radio 4 Reith Lectures have restimulated interest in the topic of ‘value’. For Carney, the first decades of a century of crisis have been characterised by a continuing commitment to abstract ‘subjective’ theories of value. These subjective approaches … Read More