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Andrew Millie examines whether criminal justice could be improved by applying Christian values and questions why theology has not been tapped for the contribution it could make to meaningful rehabilitation of offenders and more effective social justice strategies.…Read more

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by Mike Hough  |  25th November 2020

Mike Hough, author of 'Good Policing, explains procedural justice theory and how winning over public trust relies on demonstrating respect and avoiding getting stuck in hard-power traps.…Read more

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by Bridget Harris and Laura Vitis  |  24th November 2020

With minimal diversity in tech companies, is it a surprise that inequalities and biases are embedded in technology, and potential impacts on women often overlooked by developers? Bridget Harris and Laura Vitis examine tech abuse and how women are using tech to fight back.…Read more

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by Hannah Bows and Bianca Fileborn  |  23rd November 2020

In this episode of the Transforming Society podcast, Jess Miles speaks to Hannah Bows from Durham University and Bianca Fileborn from the University of Melbourne, guest editors of a special issue of the Journal of Gender-Based Violence - Space, Place and Gender-Based Violence.…Read more

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by Angela Marinari  |  16th November 2020

Based on Restorative Justice for Survivors of Sexual Abuse, by Angela Marinari, this policy briefing covers key messages and policy recommendations around how restorative justice with enablers can provide survivors with a sense of justice and how a pyramid programme of restorative justice services can widen justice options for survivors.…Read more

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by Rafe McGregor  |  18th September 2020

Rafe McGregor, author of 'A Criminology of Narrative Fiction', looks at what we learned about crime from narrative fiction as we watched and read more during lockdown.…Read more

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by Rebecca Tomlinson  |  14th September 2020

Rebecca Tomlinson, our Commissioning Editor for Criminology, recommends books from our Criminology list on gendered violence and sex work.…Read more

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by Danny Singh  |  5th August 2020

Danny Singh, author of 'Investigating Corruption in the Afghan Police Force', discusses police corruption and how its setting in a war-torn environment, such as Afghanistan, is often complex.…Read more

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by Lynzi Armstrong and Gillian Abel  |  22nd July 2020

Lynzi Armstrong and Gillian Abel, editors of 'Sex Work and the New Zealand Model', discuss the unique laws around sex work in New Zealand, and how these laws have had an impact on the country's COVID-19 elimination efforts.…Read more

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by Kevin Albertson, Mary Corcoran and Jake Phillips  |  9th July 2020

Kevin Albertson, Mary Corcoran and Jake Phillips, editors of 'Marketisation and Privatisation in Criminal Justice', discuss the marketisation and privatisation in criminal justice in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.…Read more