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Criminology MA: Research areas

Research areas

Research expertise within the fields of criminology and sociology at Kingston covers a wide variety of topics including:

  • Terrorism and community policing strategies
  • Probation and policing strategies
  • Criminal justice systems and process
  • Community cohesion, safety and conflict
  • Youth justice, youth crime and subcultures
  • Hate crime and sex crime
  • Interpersonal and sexual violence, and domestic abuse
  • Welfare, inequality and deprivation
  • Social policy and policy-process
  • Religion, faith and community
  • Social identity and cultural representations
  • Urban and surburban social space
  • Consumption and popular culture
  • Gender, sexuality, race and ethnicity

Who will teach you?

You will be taught by experienced, research active and leading academics. You will also engage with expert practitioners and researchers in the field. The teaching team work across a range of inter-disciplinary areas as part of the Centre for Research in Communities, Identities and Difference (CResCid). Our research explores and drives forward critical understandings of crime and social justice, with expertise in: policing and securities; prisoner education and resettlement; gender and crime; welfare practices; sexual violence and victimisation; transphobic hate crime; religion, race and domestic abuse; youth justice; and human rights and the law. Our research aims to become a key driver of knowledge exchange and information sharing between academics, practitioners, activists and policy-makers and to have real life impact for those who engage with the criminal justice system. For more information on our research, take a look at our academic staff.

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This course is taught at Penrhyn Road

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