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‘On benefits and proud’? Not for these long-term sickness benefits recipients

Garthwaite, Kayleigh (2013) ‘On benefits and proud’? Not for these long-term sickness benefits recipients. British Politics and Policy at LSE (18 Nov 2013). Website.

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Kayleigh GarthwaiteStigmatising and dehumanising language directed at people receiving benefits might be good politics but it is bad policy, writes Kayleigh Garthwaite. Her research has focused on the narratives of 25 sick and disabled benefits recipients, and she finds that their circumstances are far different than what government rhetoric and mass media portrayals suggest.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2013 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HT Communities. Classes. Races
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 10 May 2017 10:52
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2020 23:19

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