Comment

Is violence in decline?

The ongoing apparent fall in violence continues to perplex commentators and criminologists alike.

Just today the latest quarterly update of the ...

By 
Richard Garside
24 April 2014
News

Fall in hospital visits for serious violence

An estimated 234,509 people sought treatment at hospital accident and emergency departments across England and Wales in 2013 following serious violence injury, The Guardian, among other papers,...

23 April 2014
News

'Income inequality harms us all'

Research published in the journal Paediatrics has linked inequality to child maltreatment. Data from US counties have shown a relationship even after adjusting for...

19 February 2014
Comment

Recession, suicide and violence

Are recessions and economic shocks bad for your health?

This morning's Independent newspaper cites new research claiming that the global...

By 
Richard Garside
18 September 2013
Comment

Crime and victimisation: The big picture

Victims are heralded as valuable players in the arena of criminal justice, with more rights, a greater 'voice', and improved support services. The government aims to rebalance the criminal justice...

By 
Rebecca Roberts
1 July 2006