Sanderson, Peter and Sommerlad, Hilary (2011) Colonizing law for the poor: reconfiguring legal advice in the new regulatory state. In: Redefining Social Justice. Manchester University Press, Manchester, pp. 178-200. ISBN 9780719082207
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The chapter explores some of the tensions in New Labour rhetoric and policy in the area of legal aid. Despite the adoption of a rhetoric of increasing access to justice, policy in this area became incraeasingly dominated by cost containment and a discourse of undeserving litigants, eroding some of the key founding principles of legal aid.
|Item Type:||Book Chapter|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)|
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
|Schools:||School of Education and Professional Development|
|Depositing User:||Peter Sanderson|
|Date Deposited:||23 Feb 2012 15:38|
|Last Modified:||23 Feb 2012 15:38|
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