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The ‘scrounger’ myth is causing real suffering to many in society

Garthwaite, Kayleigh (2012) The ‘scrounger’ myth is causing real suffering to many in society. British Politics and Policy at LSE (20 Dec 2012) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Negative portrayals of benefits recipients can be widely seen in the media, yet new research carried out at Teesside University and funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation calls these into question. Kayleigh Garthwaite argues that the ‘scrounger’ myth is leading to great suffering for increasing numbers of people.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Authors
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2013 15:59
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/48658/

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