Publications

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Wednesday, 26 April, 2017

In this report Matt Ford presents data on a range of issues facing people in the London borough of Islington to inform the community plan for the closed Holloway prison site.

Monday, 19 December, 2016

In this briefing, Roger Grimshaw reviews and assess the United Kingdom's approach to preventing torture and mistreatment in custody

Monday, 25 July, 2016

This briefing by David Ellis and David Whyte is the second of two briefings the Centre has published on public attitudes to questionable conduct by the state, corporations and individuals.

Tuesday, 3 May, 2016

In this Briefing, Dr David Ellis and Professor David Whyte reveal the results of a survey that finds widespread public disquiet at collusive relationships between government and big business.

Sunday, 1 May, 2016

This Briefing by Professor Steve Tombs places the spotlight on the lack of effective regulation of pollution, food safety and workplace health and safety standards in the UK.

Monday, 21 March, 2016

The fifth in an annual series by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, supported by The Hadley Trust, assessing year-on-year developments in criminal justice and social welfare across the UK.

Combining analysis of the main developments with key data on issues such as spending, staffing and the numbers going through the criminal justice system, UK Justice Policy Review offers an accessible overview of UK-wide developments.

Monday, 25 January, 2016

This report by Patrick Williams and Becky Clarke of Manchester Metropolitan University offers a troubling exposé of the use of collective punishment against black and minority ethnic people, based on racism, rumour and innuendo.

Wednesday, 9 December, 2015

This report, by Dr Pratiba Chitsabesan, a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, and Dr Nathan Hughes of the University of Birmingham, discusses the over-representation of young people with clinical disorders in the youth justice system.

Monday, 23 November, 2015

On 19 June 2015, the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies and the Department of Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology at the University of Liverpool co-hosted the conference Challenging state and corporate impunity: Is accountability possible?

This publication presents edited transcripts of the speeches given to the conference. Each contribution has been edited for fluency, so some asides and digressions have been omitted. 

Wednesday, 11 November, 2015

No social policy can expect to achieve a 100 per cent success rate. Yet according to government, the Troubled Families Programme has achieved almost exactly that.

The programme has apparently turned around the lives of some of the most disadvantaged and excluded families across England, in a remarkably short period of time.

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