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Scandalous Economics: Gender and the Politics of Financial Crises

Aida A. Hozic and Jacqui True


This volume is about the scandalous uses and abuses of gender in the aftermath of the global financial crisis (GFC). It argues that an explicitly feminist approach to the GFC and its ongoing effects can help one to understand both the root causes of the crisis and the failure to significantly reform financial institutions and macro-economic models. The GFC has affected men and women differently. More importantly, it has represented the valuation of risk-taking economic behavior over sustainable household economies that care and, therefore, demands gender analysis. By focusing on the activities ... More

Keywords: financial crisis, gender analysis, scandal, feminism, finance, macro-economic

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780190204235
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2016 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190204235.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Aida A. Hozic, editor
Associate Professor of International Relations, University of Florida

Jacqui True, editor
Professor of Politics and International Relations, Monash University

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