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Reinterpreting the UK Response to Hate Crime (2020)
Journal Article
Joyce, N. P., Laverick, W., & Joyce, P. (2020). Reinterpreting the UK Response to Hate Crime. British journal of community justice : BJCJ, 16(1), 82-102

This paper considers the motivation and function of the UK’s hate-crime framework, offering a historically located interpretation. It discusses the development of legislation to combat discrimination- and prejudice-motivated harassment and offending... Read More about Reinterpreting the UK Response to Hate Crime.

HIV and unintended fertility in sub-Saharan Africa: multilevel predictors of mistimed and unwanted fertility among HIV-positive women. (2020)
Journal Article
Magadi, M. A. (in press). HIV and unintended fertility in sub-Saharan Africa: multilevel predictors of mistimed and unwanted fertility among HIV-positive women. Population Research and Policy Review, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11113-020-09620-9

© 2020, Springer Nature B.V. Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has a disproportionate burden of both unintended fertility and HIV infection, but the relationship between these two reproductive health risks is not well understood. This paper investigates the a... Read More about HIV and unintended fertility in sub-Saharan Africa: multilevel predictors of mistimed and unwanted fertility among HIV-positive women..

'It was like an animal in pain': Institutional thoughtlessness and bereavement in prison (2020)
Journal Article
Wilson, M., Johnston, H., & Walker, L. (in press). 'It was like an animal in pain': Institutional thoughtlessness and bereavement in prison. Criminology & criminal Justice, https://doi.org/10.1177/1748895820930755

Using the concept of institutional thoughtlessness, this article examines a range of issues embedded within daily prison life which have a detrimental effect upon the lives of those bereaved during a prison sentence. Drawing on in-depth qualitative r... Read More about 'It was like an animal in pain': Institutional thoughtlessness and bereavement in prison.

The menopause and the female police workforce (2019)
Journal Article
Laverick, W., Joyce, P., Calvey, D., & Cain, L. (2019). The menopause and the female police workforce. British journal of community justice : BJCJ, 15(2), 59-81

© 2019 Manchester Metropolitan University. Drawing upon previously unpublished findings from a wider study that addressed the impact of austerity and force change programmes upon the older female police workforce, this paper presents secondary analys... Read More about The menopause and the female police workforce.

Service provider difficulties in operationalising coercive control (2018)
Journal Article
Brennan, I. R., Burton, V., Gormally, S., & O’Leary, N. (2019). Service provider difficulties in operationalising coercive control. Violence against women, 25(6), 635-653. https://doi.org/10.1177/1077801218797478

We examined perspectives of social workers, police officers and specialist domestic abuse practitioners about their perceived ability and organisational readiness to respond effectively to incidents of coercive and controlling behaviour. Interviews r... Read More about Service provider difficulties in operationalising coercive control.

Spit guards, ethical policing and the need for an evidence-based approach (2018)
Journal Article
Joyce, P., & Laverick, W. (2018). Spit guards, ethical policing and the need for an evidence-based approach. Safer Communities, 17(3), 145-155. https://doi.org/10.1108/SC-04-2018-0013

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to assess the advantages and disadvantages of the use of spit guards by police forces in the UK and to make recommendations regarding an evidence-based approach to decisions related to the use of such equipment.... Read More about Spit guards, ethical policing and the need for an evidence-based approach.

The Gender Agenda in an Age of Austerity (2015)
Journal Article
Laverick, W., & Cain, L. (2015). The Gender Agenda in an Age of Austerity. Policing, 9(4), 362-376. https://doi.org/10.1093/police/pav017

© The Author 2015. This article reports on a research project undertaken to assess the implications and consequences of the Comprehensive Spending Review and associated Force Change Programmes upon the female police workforce in England and Wales, al... Read More about The Gender Agenda in an Age of Austerity.

The English prison during the First and Second World Wars: hidden lived experiences of war (2011)
Journal Article
Jewkes, Y., & Johnston, H. (2011). The English prison during the First and Second World Wars: hidden lived experiences of war. Prison service journal, 47 - 51

This article describes a research study in its earliest days.  Our primary reason for publishing so soon in the project's life is that we want to appeal for information or documentary material - including private diaries and journals, letters, s... Read More about The English prison during the First and Second World Wars: hidden lived experiences of war.