Richard Garside summarises the Centre's recently published pamphlet on young adults: From criminal justice to social justice.
Analysis and comment on current developments by the Centre's staff, supporters and associates
Richard Garside reviews 'Punishing the Poor' by Loic Wacquant.
Richard Littlejohn, scourge of liberals and lefties everywhere, wrote a surprisingly thoughtful piece on Jon Venables and Robert Thompson, the killers of Jamie Bulger. Richard Garside reproduces it in this post.
Richard Garside highlights a Strategy Unit report claiming that the crime fall is mostly down to economic, not criminal justice, factors
Richard Garside takes a long-term look at levels of income inequality.
Alan Johnson has enjoyed a less than glittering career as Home Secretary. His impulsive dismissal of David Nutt as chair of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs cemented a reputation as a politician uninterested in research evidence.
I’ve previously posted on the recent report on inequality by the government-sponsored National Equality Panel (NEP). The report reworks a graph on income inequality to give a more favourable impression of trends. A large portion of total income inequality is also left unexplained by the report. This is so-called ‘residual inequality’.
Richard Garside highlights a new way to tackling income inequality: muck around with the graph.
Richard Garside discusses homicide trends and the reasons behind the long-term rise and recent fall.