Research under this theme aims to highlight and examine why particular identities and social groups experience criminalisation, exclusion, hate crime, marginalisation and disproportionate rates of victimisation. Our research interrogates the social and institutional processes that lie behind these experiences with the aim of making a difference to those that live within the context of inequality, marginalisation and criminalisation as part of their everyday lives. A key goal for our research is to inform practitioners and institutions as to how policy and practice can be improved upon.
Research conducted within the Vulnerability, Criminalisation and Inequality group aims to make an impact on communities, raise social and public awareness, inform policy and practice and contribute to the wider academic community in order to reduce the risks and impact of vulnerability, marginalisation, criminalisation and inequality.
Theme coordinator: Dr Chris Pac-Soo.