Criminal Justice, Deviance and Victimology
The Criminal Justice, Deviance and Victimology theme represents world leading and internationally excellent critical scholarship by a diverse team of researchers united by their interests in crime, victimisation, discrimination, criminal justice and human rights. Researchers engage in explaining criminal and deviant behaviour, its impact upon victims as well as understanding criminal justice processes, institutions and professions to improve experiences, outcomes and policies. We have developed close working relationships with key policy makers and practitioners enabling positive impact across criminal justice systems. The theme represents multiple research methodologies and theoretical traditions drawing upon the expertise of members which includes youth justice, policing, incarceration, socio-legal perspectives, desistance, restorative justice, discrimination and social harm.