#BlackLivesMatter: Criminal Justice Matters magazine out

Date: 
Tuesday, 29 September, 2015
The latest issue of the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies' magazine, Criminal Justice Matters, is now available to view in full on our website and includes a special focus on racism, discrimination and criminal justice.
 
Guest edited by Will McMahon, the Deputy Director of the Centre, this issue includes;
  • Janet Alder on her brother’s unlawful killing in custody and the subsequent police surveillance of her family;  
  • Aggrey Burke writes about achieving a sense of belonging following displacement and alienation;
  • J M Moore argues that the continuation of punitive strategies is firmly rooted in colonial history;  
  • Anthony Gunter traces the extent of criminalisation and how it extends across institutions;
  • Rebecca Roberts explores the social and historical context to disproportionality in the criminal justice system;
  • Matt Ford brings together data highlighting areas of life where people are penalised for the colour of their skin;
  • Jules Holroyd discusses implicit racial bias;
  • Rebekah Delsol discusses profiling across the USA and Europe.
  • Steve Tombs' review of Simon Pemberton’s book, Harmful Societies. Understanding Social Harm.
 
Read the articles in full here.