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The war on welfare and the war on asylum

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Race & Class, Volume: 57, Issue: 2, Pages: 96 - 100

Swansea University Author: Jon Burnett Orcid Logo

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This articles examines the parallels between the UK government’s ‘war’ on welfare and ‘war’ on asylum, in terms of the creation of widespread destitution and the rhetoric which punishes those depicted as ‘bogus’. In both cases, large private corporations now control people’s fates, whilst a ‘disturb...

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Published in: Race & Class
ISSN: 0306-3968 1741-3125
Published: 2015
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