Comment

The politics of antisocial behaviour

There are many stories to tell about the government's antisocial behaviour strategy. One is of a policy process that was badly designed yet shrewdly implemented; another concerns the use of the...

By 
Will McMahon
1 April 2006
Publication

'Knife Crime': Ineffective reactions to a distracting problem? A review of evidence and policy

A coherent evidence based strategy that recognises the deeper structural causes of inequality, poverty and social disaffection is needed to address knife related offending according to a report published today by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies. The report argues that enforcement and...
By 
Chris Eades, Roger Grimshaw, Arianna Silvestri and Enver Solomon
19 December 2007
Publication

Social justice and criminal justice

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...
By 
Edited by Rebecca Roberts and Will McMahon
26 November 2007
Publication

'Knife crime'. A review of evidence and policy (2nd Edition)

A coherent evidence based strategy that recognises the deeper structural causes of inequality, poverty and social disaffection is needed to address knife related offending according to a report published by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies. The report argues that enforcement and punitive...
By 
Chris Eades, Roger Grimshaw, Arianna Silvestri and Enver Solomon
19 December 2007