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-skilled jobs’ can mean that the choice for workers can be between low-wage jobs and higher-wage ones rather than between low-wage jobs and no jobs . 28 Explaining discrimination Reviewing the ways neoclassical economics attempts to explain discrimination clearly highlights the weaknesses and blind spots in its foundations that we have just described

in Reclaiming economics for future generations
Ariane Agunsoye
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Michelle Groenewald
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Danielle Guizzo
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Bruno Roberts- Dear

why some of them do not pursue careers in economics and internalise gender-based discrimination. Nurul, a postgraduate Malaysian student in the UK, indicates below how the dominance of men in economics can create gender, power and knowledge imbalances in the classroom: Sometimes, in the lecture hall

in Reclaiming economics for future generations
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Jack Mosse

absurdity of the assumptions that prop up racist, sexist or homophobic world views. Concepts that had previously been regarded as unquestioned facts were, and are, being deconstructed and exposed as resting upon nothing more solid than fable. Once we see that there is no reason behind the discrimination – no reason to think that women are less intelligent than men, that Africans are genetically inferior to Europeans, that homosexuality is ‘un-natural’ – we see that there is no reason for discrimination based on gender, race or sexuality. It is through understanding the

in The pound and the fury
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Ariane Agunsoye
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Michelle Groenewald
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Danielle Guizzo

development be based on individual action focus on the relationships between people and institutions focus on group identity and discrimination recognise more than just the

in Reclaiming economics for future generations
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Can there be a European-style digital capitalism?
Philipp Staab

market power by the same companies that I identify as operators of proprietary markets, seeking to prohibit access control and price discrimination harmful to producers. Additionally, attempts to break lock-ins and data control through interoperability and data sharing requirements are cross-cutting issues throughout the EU’s platform regulation programme. While one may generally welcome the political pushback that the regulation of proprietary markets intended by the EU represents, its approach to platform regulation also

in Markets and power in digital capitalism
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Ariane Agunsoye
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Michelle Groenewald
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Danielle Guizzo
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Kamal Ramburuth-Hurt

than a single identity on its own, because this lens helps make visible the interacting ways that individuals experience oppression and discrimination. 2 When diversity is reduced to a tick-box exercise it becomes about achieving targets for a certain amount of representation of women and people of colour in an economics department, in a way that removes the intersectional focus

in Reclaiming economics for future generations
Jernej Markelj

See Wendy Hui Kyong Chun , ‘ Queerying Homophily ’, in Pattern Discrimination , ed. Clemens Apprich, Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, Florian Cramer, and Hito Steyerl ( Lüneburg : Meson Press , 2018 ), 59 – 99 . 24 According to Hito Steyerl, Chun

in Clickbait capitalism
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privileged or that students don’t see themselves represented in their textbooks or teachers. Often classrooms are dominated by loud, confident, White men, and others feel marginalised. Discrimination based on racialised identity and gender is widely reported in economics while sexual harassment is all too common. All of this fosters a sense of imposter syndrome for people from

in Reclaiming economics for future generations
Joe Earle
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Cahal Moran
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Zach Ward-Perkins

pluralism, non-discrimination, tolerance, justice, solidarity and equality between women and men prevail’. These words are not empty, as the EU has definitive mechanisms for bringing such a society about. For a country to become a member, it must have a stable democracy (including media freedom and an independent judiciary), the rule of law, respect for human rights and the abolition of the death penalty.32 Turning away from econocracy and relearning democracy requires rediscovering the importance of a wide range of non-economic values and ways of thinking. The way

in The econocracy
Costas Simitis

governments and not by its own policy from 2004 onwards. PASOK’s favour­ite argument while in government in 2010–12 was that the post-dictatorship period ‘proved ­ apandreou bore no catastrophic down the decades’, and therefore George P responsibility for recent developments. The post-dictatorship period, however, succeeded in providing over 30 years of political stability, an unprecedented achievement in Greek history. Certain sections of society were disgruntled by the fact that from 1974 onwards, political and social discrimination was gradually but drastically

in The European debt crisis