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

Poverty and Disadvantage among prisoners' families

Poverty and Disadvantage among prisoners families was produced by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies in collaboration with the Institute of Psychiatry at King's College and was published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. The report examines how prisoners' families are `hidden innocent...
By 
Rose Smith, Roger Grimshaw, Renee Romeo and Martin Knapp
4 May 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
Publication

Social harm and crime at a global level

Poverty kills, yet rarely seems to provoke the political and public outrage that conventional `crime' often does. In this What is crime? briefing Social harm and crime at a global level we publish an edited transcript of a lecture given by Dr David Roberts at King's College London in April 2009...
By 
Dr David Roberts
1 September 2009