The Violence of Austerity: book launched

In The Violence of Austerity, Dr Victoria Cooper and Professor David Whyte, a Visiting Fellow at the Centre, bring together the voices of experts to show that rather than stimulating economic growth, austerity policies have led to a dismantling of the social systems that operated as a...

22 May 2017

Redefining criminality

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.
25 July 2016

What is corruption?

You can now listen to our Deputy Director Will McMahon and Professor David Whyte of the University of Liverpool talking about our recent...

31 May 2016

Far from squeaky clean

On the eve of a major international anti-corruption summit hosted by the British government, the prime minister, David Cameron, was caught...

11 May 2016

Our research covered in the i newspaper

The Centre's latest briefing, on the revolving door between government and the private sector, is covered in this morning's i newspaper.


3 May 2016

Public want ban on revolving door appointments

The British public wants a ban on ‘revolving door’ appointments, where former ministers and civil servants join private companies they have worked closely with while in government. The findings come in a new briefing published today by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies. The...

3 May 2016