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by Jessica Jacobson and Penny Cooper  |  28th September 2020

Based on 'Participation in Courts and Tribunals: Concepts, Realities and Aspirations', edited by Jessica Jacobson and Penny Cooper, this briefing covers key messages and policy recommendations around what exactly it means to participate in judicial proceedings, why participation matters, and what factors impede and, conversely, support participation.…Read more

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Based on Diffusing Human Trafficking Policy in Eurasia, by Laura Dean, this briefing covers key messages and policy recommendations around human trafficking policies in Eurasia.…Read more

Broken chain
by Sally Sheldon and Kaye Wellings  |  24th March 2020

Based on Decriminalising Abortion in the UK, edited by Sally Sheldon and Kaye Wellings, this briefing covers key messages and policy recommendations around abortion, the likely impact of decriminalisation and how to ensure effective regulation afterwards.…Read more

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by John Kendall  |  24th February 2020

In our latest policy briefing, based on his book Regulating Police Detention, John Kendall covers key messages and policy recommendations around regulating police conduct in custody blocks.…Read more

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by Jessie Blackbourn, Lydia Morgan and Fiona de Londras  |  12th February 2020

Based on Accountability and Review in the Counter-Terrorist State by Jessie Blackbourn, Fiona de Londras and Lydia Morgan, this briefing covers policy recommendations around counter-terrorism and the review mechanisms. Download the PDF here.   Accountability and Review in the Counter-Terrorist State, by Jessie Blackbourn, Fiona de Londras and Lydia Morgan is available on the Bristol Read More

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by Geoff Mulgan  |  7th February 2020

Based on Social Innovation by Geoff Mulgan, this briefing summarises some of the key policy tools which national governments have used or considered, and which together provide a menu of options for any future national governments that want to develop a more comprehensive strategy for social innovation.…Read more

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by Paul Williams  |  8th November 2019

Based on Middle Managers as Agents of Collaboration by Paul Williams, this briefing covers policy recommendations around the role, behaviours and management practices of middle managers working in collaborative environments – complex settings that require cross boundary governance, management, policy and practice. Download the PDF here.   Middle Managers as Agents of Collaboration, by Paul Read More

by Robert McLean  |  21st August 2019

Based on Gangs, Drugs and (Dis)Organised Crime by Robert McLean, this briefing covers contemporary British gang activity at all levels with an emphasis on involvement in organised crime, and in particular the illegal supply of drugs. Policy recommendations include addressing the root causes of crime, adopting a strategy of support for members rather than gang Read More

by Vedat Akgiray  |  12th August 2019

In his recent book, Good Finance, Vedat Akgiray outlines the causes of financial crises and their socioeconomic effects. He argues that just as we need good food for good health, so too do we need ‘good finance’ for social and economic wellness. In this policy briefing he offers specific financial law and policy recommendations, and Read More

by Sue Clayton Anna Gupta and Katie Willis  |  16th April 2019

Find immigration law & policy recommendations and care system policy recommendations in this briefing from the editors of Unaccompanied young migrants: Identity, care and justice…Read more