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Austerity and the Production of Hate / Jon Burnett

The Violence of Austerity, Pages: 217 - 226

Swansea University Author: Jon Burnett

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This chapter examines the extent to which two forms of institutionally produced hostility - against migrants and that which is targeted against welfare claimants - have become closely interlinked in the context of 'austerity politics'. It examines the ways that a set of political ideas sus...

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Published in: The Violence of Austerity
ISBN: 978-0-7543-9948-5
Published: London Pluto Press 2017
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa34063
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Abstract: This chapter examines the extent to which two forms of institutionally produced hostility - against migrants and that which is targeted against welfare claimants - have become closely interlinked in the context of 'austerity politics'. It examines the ways that a set of political ideas sustain a climate of violence. It explores the way individual violence, in this context, mirrors institutional violence.
Keywords: Hate crime, austerity, institutional violence, migrants, disability hate crime,
College: Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law
Start Page: 217
End Page: 226