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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

Two police women on busy street
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

Cardboard hashtag in a shipping container
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

Street of the word 'Poetry'
by Stuart Rees  |  21st September 2020

Stuart Rees, author of 'Cruelty or Humanity', discusses how poetry can contribute to research and how, via visions of justice, could change the world.…Read more

Protest sign saying 'We will not be silenced'
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

Police riot shields
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

Statue of justice
by Jake Phillips, Mary Corcoran and Kevin Albertson  |  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

Person in rain
by Heather Savigny  |  24th June 2020

Heather Savigny, author of 'Cultural Sexism', talks about how is all too easy to blame the patriarchy for physical and symbolic violence towards women when the real issue is the culture that underpins it.…Read more

Person breaking apart
by Alison Gregory Emma Williamson and Maria Barnes  |  23rd June 2020

Alison Gregory, Emma Williamson and Maria Barnes discuss the impacts the COVID-19 lockdown is having on domestic violence research, and the researchers themselves, and offer tips for researchers now working at home.…Read more

Candle covered by barbed wire
by Albie Sachs  |  10th June 2020

The foreword by Albie Sachs to 'International Human Rights, Social Policy and Global Development Critical Perspectives', edited by Gerard McCann and Féilim Ó hAdhmaill.…Read more