Support, coercion and resistance: social policy in the age of austerity: our PhD symposium 8-9 March 2017

March 20, 2017     Leave a Comment

Our project PhD students presented their research over two days at an event in York. Listed below are the presentations with links to the students’ slides.

Can you ‘make’ families change their behaviour?
Emily Ball, University of Sheffield

Disabled person and welfare claimant: mutual identity or dichotomy of difference?
Joanne Brown, University of Glasgow

Exploring the impact of welfare conditionality on Roma migrants in the UK
Liviu Dinu, University of Salford

‘Faithness’ and the position of faith based organisations in Scottish homelessness systems
Fiona Jackson, Heriot-Watt University

‘Problem’ women in the context of poverty, crime and intensive interventions
Larissa Povey, Sheffield Hallam University

Consumerism, empowerment and resistance: understanding migrant responses to homelessness
Regina Serpa, Heriot-Watt University

And our keynote presentation:

Social class, urban marginality and narratives on the ethics of UK welfare sanctions
Professor John Flint, University of Sheffield


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