Comment

We need a different crime survey

As Richard Garside has frequently commented here, the Crime Survey for England and Wales (CSEW) is neither a survey of crime (it doesn’t cover much of it), nor a survey of victims (it doesn’t include all of them), nor a survey of victimisation (it doesn’t measure enough of it).

By 
Professor Tim Hope
21 May 2015
Comment

Is violence in decline?

The ongoing apparent fall in violence continues to perplex commentators and criminologists alike.

Just today the latest quarterly update of the ...

By 
Richard Garside
24 April 2014
Comment

Recession, suicide and violence

Are recessions and economic shocks bad for your health?

This morning's Independent newspaper cites new research claiming that the global...

By 
Richard Garside
18 September 2013