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Criminality and Colonial Anthropology
Building strong communities means we can hold government to account
Steve Richards: Now we know who runs the country
What’s ‘pure and simple’ about what is happening on Britain’s streets?
Nicaragua's Antidote to Violent Crime
Why are crime rates lower in Nicaragua than in neighbouring states of Central America?
Desperate Guatemalans Embrace an ‘Iron Fist’
The end of evil?
Neuroscientists suggest there is no such thing. Are they right?
Anthropology, moral optimism and capitalism
Manufacturing Ignorance: the Centre for Social Justice and Welfare Reform in Britain
".....a government Bill to remove benefits for people living at the bottom of the British class structure has .. been working its way through Parliament since November 2010. The moral crusade against the benefits system constitutes the leading edge of the Coalition government’s attack on the welfare state, and it rests on the dubious rhetoric of a ‘broken society’ full of ‘troubled families’."
British Social Attitudes Survey shows religion in rapid decline in Britain
The Decline of the Public Good
Britain facing boom in dishonesty
Fighting crime with education
Lower classes quicker to show compassion in the face of suffering
Research from UC Berkeley
Eugenics: the skeleton that rattles loudest in the left's closet
Shame works on bankers, MPs and tabloids, however immune they seem
...modern Britain, [not] "broken" so much as "shameless". Nothing offends conservatives... quite like the flouting of moral codes. But is it the feckless poor or the reckless rich who really lack the scruples necessary to civilised life?
Climbing the Wall
Produces 'work that explores social/community issues. We draw upon our skills in documentary film, oral history & community engagement.'
Jean-Luc Mélenchon's policies are no far-left fantasy
James Q. Wilson dies at 80; pioneer in 'broken windows' approach to improve policing
"A social scientist, James Q. Wilson helped launch a revolution in law enforcement with the idea that tackling signs of community decay was crucial to making neighborhoods safer." [LA Times]
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