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  • Wednesday, 30 July, 2014

    WHAT HAVE WE BEEN UP TO?

    Calling all women

  • Tuesday, 29 July, 2014

    A report published by Children’s Rights Alliance for England mapping inequalities in outcomes for children in London indicates that children in Lambeth are 30 times more likely to end up in prison than those in Richmond-upon-Thames.

  • Tuesday, 29 July, 2014

    The Centre for Crime and Justice Studies is looking for a Research and Policy Associate (maternity cover) to contribute to the timely and effective delivery of the Centre’s projects with a specific focus on the Alternatives to Imprisonment in Europe project. 

    Salary: £32,392 plus ILW (£3299) pro rata; 3 days per week, 12 months. Deadline: 16.00hrs Monday 1st September 2014.

    Find out more about the role and how to apply, here

  • Sunday, 27 July, 2014

    The Independent on Sunday has revealed a catalogue of evidence demonstrating the scale of the crisis in the Probation Service in the wake of recent reforms. This includes huge backlogs of emails and overstretched staff. Labour have called for an inquiry into whether these issues led to the murder of a woman just seven days after her suspected killer was put on probation for domestic violence.

  • Thursday, 24 July, 2014

    Imogen Tyler, Nick Gill, Deirdre Conlon and Ceri Oeppen in Race & Class discuss the dilemma posed by the cooption of migration and asylum advocacy and support groups into the immigration detention market by private sector companies.

  • Wednesday, 23 July, 2014

    Sign ups to our Empower Women, resist injustice and transform lives call to action reached one hundred today. The 

    So why are people signing up?

    'A great initiative which is attempting to join the dots of women's inequality across society, and challenge the continuing failures of the state in their policy making.'
    Vivienne Hayes

  • Thursday, 17 July, 2014

    A study by two UK universities concludes that the local elites and communities protect pirates in Somalia because they lack an income, reports BBC News. The study, by the University of Oxford and King's College London, is published in the British Journal of Criminology. 

  • Monday, 07 July, 2014

    Last week the British Academy published a new report on addressing high prison numbers

  • Monday, 07 July, 2014

    This week the British Society of Criminology is holding its annual conference in Liverpool.

    To coincide with the conference a free virtual issue of the British Journal of Criminology (BJC) on 'Global Criminology: Prospects and Challenges' is available on the BJC website.

    The Centre established the BJC in 1950 and it is one of the longest running, and influential, criminological journals in the world.

  • Friday, 04 July, 2014

    The Centre's director, Richard Garside, is speaking at People's Parliament event on Tuesday, 8 July on what a future without the police might look like. The event, organised by Strike Magazine, will be taking place in Committee Room 9, between 7.00 and 8.30 pm.

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