Criminology

The mirror: do others see us the way in which we see ourselves?

The mirror: do others see us the way in which we see ourselves?

Posted by arj13 at Jul 15, 2013 03:05 PM |

How do others view us? Dr Neil Chakraborti from the Department of Criminology discusses how The Leicester Hate Crime is researching how people are viewed and what happens if that view is one of hatred.

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The muslim veil: a symbol of terror?

The muslim veil: a symbol of terror?

Posted by arj13 at Sep 10, 2013 11:55 AM |

Is the Muslim veil a symbol of terror? Or is it simply an expression of religion? Irene Zempi from the Department of Criminology discusses the 'demonisation' of the Muslim veil.

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The television: an electronic babysitter for the incarcerated?

The television: an electronic babysitter for the incarcerated?

Posted by arj13 at Sep 10, 2013 11:55 AM |

Professor Yvonne Jewkes from the Department of Criminology investigates the use of televisions in prisons.

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Legal drugs: all the pros and none of the cons?

Legal drugs: all the pros and none of the cons?

Posted by arj13 at Sep 10, 2013 11:55 AM |

Are legal highs just as dangerous as illegal ones? Tammy Ayres from the Department of Criminology discusses the dangers of easy access to legal drugs.

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The short skirt: a symbol of victim blaming culture?

The short skirt: a symbol of victim blaming culture?

Posted by hi29 at Mar 26, 2014 03:46 PM |

Once a symbol of emancipation and economic prosperity, the mini-skirt today has strong connotations of sexual availability. Dr Clare Gunby from the Department of Criminology examines the implications of such assumptions for the criminal justice system.

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The postcard: wish you were here?

The postcard: wish you were here?

Posted by hi29 at May 08, 2014 04:35 PM |

The postcard, a friendly hello from a far away place – or is it? Dr Sarah Hodgkinson from the Department of Criminology examines the evolution of dark tourism, and questions the moral implications of opening up tragic sites for mass consumption.

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