What is the impact of austerity on individual attitudes and ‘lived experience’?
February 16, 2015
By Ruth Read On 16 January 2015 the Social Policy Association ran a workshop at the University of Leeds entitled “Austerity, Welfare and Citizenship”. The workshop highlighted some complex, troublesome and neglected aspects of the austerity story. Ruth Patrick described findings from her qualitative research tracking 15 claimants from three groups (young, lone parents, disabled …
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