• The Political Lives of Migrants

    The Political Lives of Migrants

    Peter Nyers

    Citizenship is often viewed as a means of excluding migrants from participating in political affairs. However, migrants are capable of contesting this exclusion and viewing themselves as citizens through their actions.

  • Labour & Tax Justice

    Labour & Tax Justice

    Robert O'Brien

    Tax evasion and avoidance are common practice among wealthy individuals and corporations. These practices shift the burden to poorer citizens and developing nations, and can lead to the termination of important programs and services. The term “tax...

  • Shifting the Burden: Childhoods, Resilience, Subjecthood

    Shifting the Burden: Childhoods, Resilience, Subjecthood

    Marshall Beier

    When the dominant view that children are weak and need protection is combined with resilience thinking (a view that children can autonomously adapt to their circumstances and overcome adversity), even the most well conceived social interventions to...

  • Manipulating Election Laws to Extend Hegemonic Party Rule in Singapore

    Manipulating Election Laws to Extend Hegemonic Party Rule in Singapore

    Netina Tan

    Singapore's ruling party, the People’s Action Party (PAP) alters election rules and passes legislations that disadvantage opposition parties to secure its rule.

  • The Persistence of Neoliberalism

    The Persistence of Neoliberalism

    Stephen McBride

    Despite much criticism, neoliberalism is still the dominant politico-economic theory amongst policy-makers as shown by its influence on a variety of domestic and international policies.

  • The Relationship Between Neoliberalism and the Social Economy

    The Relationship Between Neoliberalism and the Social Economy

    Peter Graefe

    New social policy domains like the social economy have complex relationships with large governing rationalities like neoliberalism. Studies need to develop political analysis that more closely traces how competing policy projects are taken up by...