Comment

Analysis and comment on current developments by the Centre's staff, supporters and associates


08/05/19

The state exemplifies the failure to understand how structural, cultural, institutional and personal forms of racism and discrimination intersect and manifest in black people’s experience of everyday life, says Professor Gus John on the aftermath of the Macpherson Inquiry

 

06/05/19

This month Mike Guilfoyle offers a glimpse of how probation officers, in practice, supervise and help to rehabilitate those convicted of sex offences

25/04/19

The unthinking acceptance of prisons as inevitable social institutions is preventing us from thinking beyond them, argues Richard Garside

18/04/19

Co-editor of the latest edition of the Prison Service Journal, Charlotte Weinberg, introduces the rationale behind the journal's theme of prisons in crisis 

03/04/19

Laura Cooper on a new report highlighting disturbing trends around disproportionality in the youth justice system

01/04/19

Mike Guilfoyle remembers working with Paola

27/03/19

Transgender wings have a superficial appeal, argues Debbie Hayton, but they remain problematic

01/03/19

This month Mike Guilfoyle describes a supervisory experience supporting 'Romy' 

20/02/19

Roger Grimshaw explores how county lines-related violence provokes questions about social attitudes and policy

11/02/19

Gavin Wilkinson on how the fall of the USSR, power vacuums filled by organised crime have touched the UK Criminal Justice System and mental health services

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