Emma Dowling

Senior Lecturer in Sociology at Middlesex University, London

Rethinking Recovery IV: Britain’s recovery industry - profiting from austerity?

Emma Dowling - 24 July 2015

This post investigates the burgeoning ‘recovery industry’ in Britain.  As the government cuts welfare and pushes people into precarious labour markets in the name of austerity, it is simultaneously opening up new spheres of profitability for firms.  This is stabilising the status quo of profits over people who are being pushed to produce a recovery that will not serve them.

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