Independent Radical Publishing
Sun, 25 Aug 2019, 15:30
Greenbelt Festival, Northamptionshire (UK), Boughton House, Geddington Rd., Kettering, NN14 1BJ
As part of the 'Provocations from Pluto' portion of the Radical Reading list at Greenbelt Festival
Why is a criminologist editing a book about austerity? Vickie Cooper argues that the public sector cuts known as austerity deliberately target already disenfranchised groups and are a form of systematic violence – leading to hunger, repossession, destitution and worse.
Dr Vickie Cooper is a lecturer in criminology and co-director of Harm and Evidence Research Collaborative at the Open University.
Explores the different facets of how austerity in Britain is a form of institutional violence