Research projects

Voicing the people

Developing Solutions to Poverty with the Real Experts

A project led by Dr Ruth Patrick and Dan Farley to discuss solutions to poverty with those with direct experiences (and thus expertise) of both poverty and the benefits system. Over a series of workshops, and working with groups in Teesside, Leeds and London Ruth and a graphic designer worked with individuals to develop graphic illustrations of the solutions they felt would make a real difference to the lives of those facing poverty and insecurity in Britain today.

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Law in War: Targeting, Legal Reasoning and the Use of Force in Armed Conflict

Alex Holder has started a 1+3 CASE studentship, supervised by Dr Michael Mair and funded by the North West Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership (NWSSDTP).

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dark-tourism

Dark Tourism in Comparative Practice

Sites of Spectacle, Sites of Suffering.

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Dole Animators

Dole Animators

Dole Animators is an animated documentary on the reality of the impact of the government’s recent welfare reforms.

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Digital Panopticon

The Digital Panopticon

The Global Impact of London Punishment

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N8 Policing

N8 Policing Research Partnership

Addressing the problems of policing in the 21st century though closer collaborative relationships with police forces in the North of England.

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Wootton Bassett High Street

Military Repatriation Research

Exploring the social phenomenon of public mourning during the repatriation of military personnel killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Global South Legalities

Global South Legalities

Creating a forum for socio-legal scholars who promote an understanding of the law in its various manifestations and in the local languages and terms used by those in the Global South.

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