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Stephen Crossley

Stephen Crossley is a senior lecturer in social policy at Northumbria University.

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The blame game

Stephen Crossley

Poor places are not responsible for their own poverty and nor do the people who live there cause their own stigmatisation, argues Stephen Crossley “Certain milieus gather reputations for moral inferiority, squalor, violence, and social pathology, and consequently they objectify the fantasy of the dreadful enclosure… According to the stereotype, housing projects are loci in…