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Justice Matters: October update

This is the latest update on Justice Matters, the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies' three year initiative promoting radical alternatives to criminal justice.

The ‘I would build....’ challenge

Imran Khan said at our recent...

24 October 2014
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Employment and the 'ethnic penalty'

In my last blog I wrote about how people from black and minority ethnic groups are let down by further and higher education. Here I describe how racial discimination in the labour market is...

By 
Matt Ford
2 October 2014
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Post-16 education and the 'ethnic penalty'

Last time I talked about how we have seen significant improvements in outcomes in primary and secondary education for pupils from ethnic minority backgrounds. However, I also showed how black...

By 
Matt Ford
30 September 2014
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Poverty and the 'ethnic penalty'

Why is poverty important? Because regardless of political orientation, or how one thinks about poverty, it is usually perceived as a problem per se.

This is because the abundance...

By 
Matt Ford
18 September 2014
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The police, gangs and racism

Why are 89% of people on the Manchester Police gang database from a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic background?

There are an increasing number of research and evaluation reports, which...

By 
Patrick Williams
29 April 2014