This chapter includes an extract from a conversation between Lynne Friedli (a researcher with a special interest in mental health and social justice) and Nina Garthwaite (a founder of In The Dark, an arts organization dedicated to creative radio storytelling, who also worked for six years at a homeless hostel in London), and draw on a series of meetings with residents of a hostel, with whom they discussed welfare benefits, politics, work, rest and everything in between. Through their collaboration they became drawn to dialogue and debate as a tool of research and action.
- Benefits claimants
Boycott Workfare (UK-wide campaign to end forced unpaid work for people who receive welfare). www.boycottworkfare.org.
Well Red Films. And This Time It’s Personal: Psycho-Compulsion and Workfare. Well Red Films, 2016. https://vimeo.com/157125824
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Friedli, L., Garthwaite, N. (2016). Rest Denied, Rest Reclaimed. In: Callard, F., Staines, K., Wilkes, J. (eds) The Restless Compendium . Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-45264-7_21
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