Title:Why don’t governments need trade Unions anymore? : the death of social pacts in Ireland and Italy Author(s):CULPEPPER, Pepper D.; REGAN, AidanDate:2014Citation:
- Socio-Economic Review, 2014, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 723-745
Type:ArticleAbstract:During the 1990s, a prominent strategy of economic adjustment to the challenges of competitiveness and budgetary retrenchment among the non-corporatist countries of Europe was the negotiation of social pacts. Since the ...
Title:The political economy of unmediated democracy : Italian austerity under Mario Monti Author(s):CULPEPPER, Pepper D.Date:2014Citation:
- West European Politics, 2014, Vol. 37, No. 6, pp. 1264-1281
Type:ArticleAbstract:This article explores the political economy of reform under the technocratic government of Mario Monti. Unlike the technocratic governments of the 1990s, the Monti interregnum was an experiment in unmediated democracy, in ...
Title:Structural power and bank bailouts in the United Kingdom and the United States Author(s):CULPEPPER, Pepper D.; REINKE, RaphaelDate:2014Citation:
- Politics & Society, 2014, Vol. 42, No. 4, pp. 427-454
Type:ArticleAbstract:The 2008 bailout is often taken as evidence of the domination of the American political system by large financial institutions. In fact, the bailout demonstrated the vulnerability of American banks to government pressure. ...