Research projects

States, Power, Emotion: Reading and Research Group

A University of Liverpool based interdisciplinary research group concerned with investigating the links between emotion, politics, state power and violence.

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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

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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Risk-work in Young Lives 

This Research Network for post-graduate and early career researchers at Liverpool, Manchester, Keele and Lancaster provides an opportunity to exchange knowledge on research approaches and methods for exploring the practices in various settings which can lead to children or young people being labelled as ‘risky’ or ‘at risk’, with children and young people, academics and youth practitioners.

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