Homicide in Britain in the 21st century

This research is investigating the social distribution of homicide in the 21st century compared with existing findings for the latter part of the 20th century. 

The study aims to examine trends in homicide rates across the UK since 2000. It will investigate where rates are currently the highest, and how this has changed since 2000 (i.e. where has it increased/declined the largest). It will explore the types of areas relating to these trends, particularly...

What kind of society do we want?

Sir Michael Marmot of University College London, writing in The Lancet, has made the case for putting tackling health inequalities at the top of the political agenda.

In the article titled '...

3 June 2015

Young adults in transition: local matters, national implications

This is the first of two papers produced as part of the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies contribution to the work of the Transition to Adulthood (T2A) Alliance. This briefing looks at factors affecting young adults in three areas of England covered by the T2A pilots
Danny Dorling and Richard Garside
2 November 2011

Criminal obsessions: Why harm matters more than crime (2nd edition)

The contributors show how social harm relates to social and economic inequalities that are at the heart of the liberal state. This second edition of Criminal obsessions includes an additional essay by Simon Pemberton in which he develops theoretically the concept of social harm and discusses the...
Danny Dorling, Dave Gordon, Paddy Hillyard, Christina Pantazis, Simon Pemberton, Steve Tombs
1 October 2008

Crime, poverty and place

I have to start with a confession. I am a charlatan. I know a little about place, less about poverty, and very little about crime.