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Mythbuster: Tall Tales about Welfare Reform

Categories: Articles:Social Justice | Published: 16/01/2013 | Views: 1119
Ben Baumberg, Kate Bell and Declan Gaffney for the website SENSCOT tackle some of the most common welfare myths. Welfare reform is almost inevitably contentious. Answering the question of who should receive how much financial support relies on often competing conceptions of fairness, with rival views about who needs, and who deserves, our help, not to mention the most just and efficient way of providing it. These issues are worth debating – but the current debate is being conducted on shoddy terms. Myths and stereotypes abound.

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