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Debating the politics of temporary migrant labour: a transnational exchange

Dr Caleb Johnston | Human Geography (General) | 12 November 2012

Developed in a four-year partnership between geographers, migrant advocacy organisations and theatre artists, this research seeks to generate substantive, transnational debate on the policies of migrant labour and the politics of domestic caregiving ...

Public interest in uk courts

Dr G Anthony | Socio Legal Studies | 01 October 2009

This research will examine how the term "public interest" is used in public law proceedings in uk courts. The project's core objective is to develop a taxonomy of uses of the term "public interest" in the case law and, in that way, to give more concr ...

Ethnography of penal policy

Dr Sarah Armstrong | Socio Legal Studies | 09 September 2008

This study traces human rights and managerialist discourses as they inform, interact and are translated into on-the-ground knowledge and action in the penal system. The substantive aim is twofold: to illuminate the process by which these discourses a ...

Exploring justice issues in chronic pain: sufferer and partner perspectives

Dr Joanna Mcparland | Psychology | 03 March 2008

Within the field of chronic pain, there is an established literature on the impact of specific pain beliefs on coping and adjustment. However, less is known about the role of other beliefs in pain, including beliefs about justice that could influence ...

Human rights entrepreneurship in post-socialist europe

Dr Nidhi Trehan | Political Science | 01 January 2008

The project investigates the paradoxical developments and implications of the emerging romani (gypsy) civil rights movement in post-socialist europe. The research builds upon existing empirical knowledge of political developments vis-à-vis europe's e ...

Gentrification and 'social mix'

Professor Timothy Stephen Close Butler | Human Geography | 01 November 2007

Social mix has long been a planning/policy objective, and a sign of a healthy, liveable urban area, but the concept has recently come under fire from academics researching gentrification, especially for being too one-sided - it is mostly in low-incom ...

Gay visibility and visual justice

Dr Giovanni Porfido | Sociology | 01 August 2007

This research explores the notion of ‘visual justice’ in relation to questions of gay identity and gay visibility. It looks at the relationship between gay identity and visual justice because the homosexual experience of social exclusion and discrimi ...

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