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DocFest film review - The Work

Issued:15/06/17

By Dr Jake Phillips, senior lecturer in criminology at Sheffield Hallam's Helena Kennedy Centre for International JusticeThis film brings important...



Living with addiction and recovery

Issued:17/05/17

By Dr Catrin Andersson and Professor David BestThere is now clear and consistent evidence that recovery is a process or a journey that lasts around...



Theresa May and political opportunism

Issued:20/04/17

By Dr Andy PriceFor the second time in less than 12 months, the UK Prime Minister, Theresa May, has performed a breathtaking political U-turn. This...



Making Sheffield a centre for social justice and community...

Issued:03/04/17

'Tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime' was a mantra of the Blair government, as it has been for politicians of all hues when seeking...



Chilcot Report: Blair's judgement and good faith were,...

Issued:07/07/16

In a post Brexit world, as we face one of the most serious constitutional crises the UK has ever faced, the product of a self-inflicted act of vandalism,...



Dr Vicky Heap: Anti-social behaviour policy creates...

Issued:01/03/16

Within weeks of the Coalition government coming to power, an agenda was set out to dismantle existing anti-social behaviour (ASB) policy to create...



Michael Edwards: Why Innocence projects are so important

Issued:25/02/16

From courtrooms to cloakrooms, office buildings to building sites, university classrooms to city tram stops, the entire world is on fire from Making...



Dr Kesia Reeve: Why benefit sanctions are so cruel...

Issued:10/12/15

Filmmaker Ken Loach is about to finish his latest film, I, Daniel Blake, based on people's experiences of the benefit system and sanctions....



Andy Price: Let's not forget the skill of George Osborne's...

Issued:27/11/15

'The only function of economic forecasting', the economist JK Galbraith once told us, 'is to make astrology look respectable'.We could...



David Best: Why the UK lags behind in recovery for...

Issued:08/09/15

It's rare that you'll see Blackpool praised by a professor of criminology, but when it comes to leading the way in changing how the...