Department of Politics and International Relations
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Professor Andrew Baker wins prestigious award for excellence in social policy
Professor Andrew Baker, Professor of Political Economy, has been awarded with the Cambridge University Press Award for his excellent work in social policy for his article 'Modern Monetary Theory and the Changing Role of Tax in Society'.
Risk of forced labour in clothing industry rises due to pandemic and industry response
Deteriorating living and working conditions for workers in garment supply chains during the Covid-19 pandemic have increased the risk of forced labour, according to a new report by Professor Genevieve LeBaron.
Colonial Lives of the Carceral Archipelago: Rethinking the Neoliberal Security State
How does a focus on colonial accumulation help us explain authoritarian state practices and power under neoliberalism? Dr Cemal Burak Tansel explores this question in a new article for International Political Sociology.International Political Sociology
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