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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
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Met police challenged on budget cuts crime claim

London's Metropolitan Police are playing 'nudge and wink politics' over police budgets, our Director, Richard Garside told this morning's BBC Radio Four Today programme.

His comments came in response to last week's claim...

18 April 2017
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Partners in crime: the value of cross-disciplinary working

Criminal justice faces ever more challenges. While official figures show a drop in police recorded crime in the UK, the distribution of crime shows a more complex pattern with...

By 
Dr Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay
31 May 2016
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Responding to violence

The latest issue of The British Journal of Criminology is now available online.

Focusing on the topic of violence, the articles explore a wide range of responses to different forms of violence;

  • In the Aftermath of Violence: What Constitutes a Responsive Response?,
  • ...
8 November 2015
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Global Status Report on Violence Prevention 2014

A joint report from the World Health Organization, the United Nations Development Programme, and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime reveals that 475 000 people were murdered in 2012, and homicide is the third leading cause of death globally for males aged 15-44 years. Despite...

10 December 2014
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Is austerity an act of violence?

Identifying violence?

On 10 September the Centre held a roundtable discussion on the extent to which we can understand austerity policies as acts of violence against...

By 
Matt Ford
11 September 2014