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That photograph : serial killer as modern celebrity (2021)
Book Chapter
Cummins, I., Foley, M., & King, M. (2021). That photograph : serial killer as modern celebrity. In M. Mellins, & S. Moore (Eds.), Critiquing Violent Crime in the Media (233-254). Cham: Palgrave Macmillan/Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-83758-7_9

In October 1965, Ian Brady and Myra Hindley were arrested for the murder of seventeen-year-old Edwards Evan. Since that date, the Moors Murders case has never disappeared from popular and media culture. Brady and Hindley became icons of evil, a refer... Read More about That photograph : serial killer as modern celebrity.

Poverty as a political choice : a comparative analysis of reports of the UN Rapporteur’s visits to the UK and Spain (2021)
Journal Article
Cummins, I., & Gómez-Ciriano, E. (2021). Poverty as a political choice : a comparative analysis of reports of the UN Rapporteur’s visits to the UK and Spain. Journal of Human Rights and Social Work, 7, 104-113. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41134-021-00179-9

This paper presents a comparative analysis of two reports by the UN Rapporteur on extreme poverty and Human Rights, one for Spain and one for the UK. In both countries, austerity policies were introduced following the banking crisis of 2008. The UN R... Read More about Poverty as a political choice : a comparative analysis of reports of the UN Rapporteur’s visits to the UK and Spain.

Welfare and Punishment : from Thatcherism to austerity (2021)
Book
Cummins, I. (2021). Welfare and Punishment : from Thatcherism to austerity. Bristol University Press (Policy Press)

In this enlightening study, Ian Cummins traces changing attitudes to penal and welfare systems. From Margaret Thatcher’s first cabinet to austerity politics via New Labour, the book reveals the ideological shifts that have led successive governme... Read More about Welfare and Punishment : from Thatcherism to austerity.