Keith Dowding, It’s the Government, Stupid: How Governments Blame Citizens for their own Policies – Bristol University Press, September 2021
Governments have developed a convenient habit of blaming social problems on their citizens, including homelessness, gun crime, obesity, drug addiction and problem gambling.
In this new book, Keith Dowding calls for us to stop scapegoating fellow citizens and to demand more from our governments, who have the real power and responsibility to alleviate social problems.
“Everyone – voters and politicians – should read this book.”Matt Matravers, University of York
“Throws down the gauntlet to political philosophers … Timely and important.”Miriam Bankovsky, La Trobe University