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New SPERI Brief: Inequality and class prejudice in an age of austerity

A new SPERI brief published today shows that welfare reform reinforces growing class prejudice reminiscent of Victorian era. It presents research by Professor Gill Valentine which shows that British society is becoming increasingly intolerant of unemployed people and other disadvantaged groups, with a growing sense that unemployment is caused by individuals’ personal failings, rather than by structural problems in the economy. … Continue reading

29 October 2014 by
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