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The age of austerity how scarcity will remake American politics by Thomas Byrne Edsall

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Published by Doubleday in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Divided government,
  • Politics and government,
  • Political parties,
  • Social conflict

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementThomas Byrne Edsall
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJK2261 .E37 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25109357M
ISBN 109780385535199, 9780385535205
LC Control Number2011029939

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“The Age of Austerity greatly clarifies the current frightening crisis in our politics. Thomas Edsall, one of our major political commentators, sees Republicans and Democrats as competing coalitions of haves and have-nots, locked in brutal battles over the fundamentals of modern American government at a time of severe economic duress. Praise for The Age of Austerity: "[T]his book makes for timely reading, given the acrimonious partisanship that has animated the campaign.[Edsall uses] his chops as a political reporter (he spent 25 years covering politics for The Washington Post and is currently writing an online column on the election for The New York Times) to put these developments in historical perspective.   The supercommittee failed. It was created in the first place because Congress last year had failed to broker a deal on long-term spending cuts in exchange for raising the debt : W. James Antle III. The period immediately after the second world war was, if anything, more of an age of austerity than the one we are currently living through. Wartime devastation, the slow demobilisation of military manpower and the struggle to deal with numerous shortages, as well as one of the bitterest winters ever seen in Britain, in , prolonged hardship for many years after battles came to an end.3/5.

  “Composition in the Age of Austerity is a book that is needed now. The problems we compositionists face are myriad, and economic ‘austerity’ measures are taking their toll. To put it simply: writing teachers need help. This book is an important attempt to offer it." —Claude M. Hurlbert, Indiana University of PennsylvaniaAuthor: Nancy Welch.   In another economic crisis emerged in the long history of capitalism which created a period of ‘austerity economics’ across many nations. Cultural Politics in the Age of Austerity examines how austerity has impacted upon cultural politics in relation to understanding how established power is both maintained and challenged. The book begins by detailing the meaning of cultural politics. “Composition in the Age of Austerity is a book that is needed now. The problems we compositionists face are myriad, and economic ‘austerity’ measures are taking their toll. To put it simply: writing teachers need help. This book is an important attempt to offer it." 5/5(1). The past few years have seen an unexpected resurgence of street-level protest movements around the world, from the rise of anti-austerity protests in Spain, Greece, and Israel to the global spread of the Occupy movement. This collection is designed.

  Thomas Edsall talked about his new book, [The Age of Austerity: How Scarcity Will Remake American Politics]. He also responded to viewer phone calls and electronic communications. The book is about.   Book Description. In another economic crisis emerged in the long history of capitalism which created a period of ‘austerity economics’ across many nations. Cultural Politics in the Age of Austerity examines how austerity has impacted upon cultural politics in relation to understanding how established power is both maintained and. Cultural Politics in the Age of Austerity examines how austerity has impacted upon cultural politics in relation to understanding how established power is both maintained and challenged. The book begins by detailing the meaning of cultural politics before exploring themes such as media discourse, austerity narratives, class, cultural hegemony. This book thoroughly explores and analyses naval policy during the period of austerity that followed the First World War. During this post-war period, as the Royal Navy identified Japan its likely opponent in a future naval war, the British Government was forced to “tighten its belt” and cut back on naval expenditure in the interests of “National Economy”. G.H. Bennett draws.