Representation of benefit claimants in UK media #cl2015


Ben Clarke
The ideological representation of benefit claimants in UK print media

2010 – 2014

2.3 M corpus

benefits clsimant(s) search criteria

Adjectival constructions

Adjective lemmas are ranked

hard number 40

tough number 53

enTenTen13 score

Tough on is significant in the corpus

Tough patterns

Benefit claimants: scroungers

tougher conditions, curbs on

Prepositions and ideology: on here as a Goal PR in a Material PT (impacted/affected entity)