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Personalisation in the criminal justice system: what is the potential?

The criminal justice sector has never achieved rates of re-offending with which the public and policy makers are satisfied. Recent attempts to address this have included the use of payment by results for private prison providers, organised through large…


The anderson lectures - Celebrating 25 years supporting offenders’ families

You are invited to ‘the anderson lectures’ celebrating POPS (Partners of Prisoners and Families Support Group) 25 Year Anniversary. Taking place on 6th March 2014 at 5.30pm at MMU Business School the lectures will welcome renowned academics…


North West Practitioner Forum

MMU's Sociology Department in partnership with Probation hosts a 'North West Practitioner Forum' every couple of months for people working in and around criminal justice, to which students and academics are also invited. The next one, on Weds…


Using social media as a means of improving public confidence

The ‘confidence agenda’ poses important new challenges for Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships in general and the police in particular. To date the police have made only limited use of new forms of social media and where they have been…


Crime and Economics: An Introduction

Crime and Economics provides the first comprehensive and accessible text to address the economics of crime within the study of crime and criminology. The economics of crime is an area of growing activity and concern, increasingly influential both to the…

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