Publications

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Monday, 26 November, 2007

Despite more than a decade in power, New Labour has failed to tackle deep-rooted social injustices, according to a collection of essays from more than 20 researchers and academics.

Historically high levels of inequality, endemic violence against women and the increasing reliance on criminal justice measures to manage social problems are just some of the themes explored in Social justice and criminal justice, published by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies.

Monday, 19 November, 2007

Victims of the Farepak collapse are demanding compensation, better regulation and for key figures in Farepak to be held to account for their actions. Some 150,000 savers lost an estimated £50 million when the Christmas hamper scheme collapsed in October 2006.

Saturday, 17 November, 2007

Professor David Downes and Dr Kirstine Hansen present a brief outline of findings from their research, which explores the relationship between welfare expenditure and levels of punishment.

Monday, 1 October, 2007

The Centre for Crime and Justice Studies is pleased to publish The problems of everyday life  as part of the Whose Justice? project. Vicky Kemp, Pascoe Pleasence and Nigel Balmer of the Legal Services Research Centre present their findings from the 2004 Civil and Social Justice Survey.

Tuesday, 4 September, 2007

This report sets out the results of a scoping study.

Chapter one provides the context examining the current sentencing framework and the commissioning structures being created by the National Offender Management Service.

Chapter two reviews the needs of offenders with multiple needs and considers the most effective interventions.

Based on the detailed recommendations in the first two chapters, in chapter three we set out the model for a proposed demonstration project.

Monday, 20 August, 2007

The devastating consequences of corporate fraud on victims remain largely hidden and the lessons ignored, argues a report published by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies.

Thursday, 5 July, 2007

Our 2006/2007 Annual Report

Monday, 18 June, 2007

Community sentences need to be more responsive to the needs of young adult offenders, according to a report published today by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies.

Tuesday, 12 June, 2007

Professor Susanne Karstedt and Dr Stephen Farrall put forward a thoughtful and challenging contribution to the debate about ‘crime’ and ‘criminality’ and role of the market. Whilst politicians have professed to be enacting criminal justice policies in a bid to protect the ‘law abiding majority’ the findings presented here question to what extent this majority is particularly ‘law-abiding’.

Wednesday, 16 May, 2007

Debating youth justice: From punishment to problem solving is a collection of essays by leading experts from the UK and abroad.

The publication came out of a public debate the Centre held in October 2006, prompted by Rob Allen's earlier report - From punishment to problem solving - published by the Centre in September 2006.

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