The Centre provides a more integrative perspective on existing scholarship in criminal justice, socio-legal studies, poverty and social exclusion. Our members come from a wide range of disciplines with expertise in a number of policy areas including data analysis and social statistics. The Townsend Centre for International Poverty Research is housed in the Centre.
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The Centre's key themes are: Poverty, inequality and social exclusion, Citizenship, participation and empowerment, Social harm, criminalisation and justice, Migration, asylum and human rights.
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