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Read more at: Inspiring Futures

Inspiring Futures

Inspiring Futures Main Contacts: Sarah Doxat-Pratt, Loraine Gelsthorpe and Caroline Lanskey The research is a partnership venture between the National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance, leading arts organisations and the University of Cambridge Institute of Criminology. It will develop a theoretically...


Read more at: Remote Supervision: Getting the balance right

Remote Supervision: Getting the balance right

This research was undertaken jointly by the CCGSJ and the Research Unit of the Kent Surrey and Sussex Community Rehabilitation Company The final report Remote Supervision: Getting the Balance Right was authored by Jane Dominey at the CCGSJ and David Coley, Kerry Ellis Devitt and Jess Lawrence at...


Read more at: Irregular Migration Flows into the European Union: Migrants, Asylum-Seekers and Criminal Networks

Irregular Migration Flows into the European Union: Migrants, Asylum-Seekers and Criminal Networks

Irregular Migration Flows into the European Union: Migrants, Asylum-Seekers and Criminal Networks Main contact : Dr Paolo Campana and Prof Loraine Gelsthorpe (Institute of Criminology) This project explores both smugglers’ and migrants’ perspectives to understand the dynamics underpinning irregular...


Read more at: The Families and Imprisonment Research (FAIR) study

The Families and Imprisonment Research (FAIR) study

Main Contact: Dr Caroline Lanskey Research team: Caroline Lanskey, Friedrich Lösel, Lucy Markson, Sophie Ellis, Jenni Barton-Crosby The Families and Imprisonment Research (FAIR) study is a two year ESRC funded project which is investigating processes of resilience in families who have experienced...


Read more at: The Use of Community Hubs to Deliver Probation Supervision

The Use of Community Hubs to Deliver Probation Supervision

Main Contact: Jane Dominey This report was commissioned by Working Links and funded jointly by Working Links and the Centre for Community, Gender and Social Justice (CCGSJ). Community hubs are places where agencies (including the Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC)) share premises and other...


Read more at: Breaking Barriers - Ormiston Families

Breaking Barriers - Ormiston Families

Breaking Barriers Main Contact: Caroline Lanskey This is an outcome and process evaluation of the Ormiston Families Breaking Barriers project across three regions: Essex, Cambridgeshire and Befordshire. The research will evaluate the effectiveness of the Breaking Barriers Essex during its second...


Read more at: The Role of Community Chaplaincy in Supporting Desistance from Crime

The Role of Community Chaplaincy in Supporting Desistance from Crime

The Role of Community Chaplaincy in Supporting Desistance from Crime Main Contact: Jane Dominey Community chaplaincies are voluntary sector faith based organisations that support people on their release from prison and then for as long as needed as they re-settle into the community. The work of...


Read more at: FREE_Teen_Desire

FREE_Teen_Desire

FREE_Teen_Desire Main contact : Professor Lidia Puigvert Mix-method approach with a quasi-experimental study (12-13 years old adolescent girls from four different countries: UK, Spain, Cyprus and Finland) as well as a qualitative analysis of some of their stories. Main objectives: 1) To explore the...


Read more at: Learning Together: what happens when students from universities and prisons learn together?

Learning Together: what happens when students from universities and prisons learn together?

Learning Together : what happens when students from universities and prisons learn together? Main contacts: Amy Ludlow and Ruth Armstrong In January 2015, Drs Amy Ludlow and Ruth Armstrong were successful in obtaining support from The University of Cambridge’s Teaching and Learning Innovation Fund...


Read more at: Engage in Learning

Engage in Learning

Engage in Learning Main Contact: Ingrid Obsuth Engage in Learning (EiL) is a staff training course that is currently being developed at the Centre for Community, Gender and Social Justice. It is funded by the University's Teaching and Learning Innovations Fund (2016 -2017) award to Drs. Ingrid...


Read more at: Rurality and Rule Breaking

Rurality and Rule Breaking

Rurality and Rule Breaking Main Contacts: Caroline Lanskey and Joel Harvey This ethnographic study sets to out to examine ‘rule-breaking’ behaviour and the experience of youth justice for young people in a rural context: the Cambridgeshire Fens. Rural contexts bring with them a number of...


Read more at: Educational Pathways of Young people in Youth Justice System

Educational Pathways of Young people in Youth Justice System

Educational Pathways of Young people in Youth Justice System Main Contact: Caroline Lanskey The aim of this case study was to understand the factors that shaped young people’s educational experiences during their time in youth justice system. Its first objective was to develop an explanatory...


Read more at: Bridging the Gap: A Review of the Pact Family Engagement Service

Bridging the Gap: A Review of the Pact Family Engagement Service

Bridging the Gap: A Review of the Pact Family Engagement Service Main Contact: Jane Dominey with Charlotte Dodds and Serena Wright The purpose of this research was to review the operation of PACT ’s Family Engagement Service (FES) and identify ways in which FES contributes to outcomes associated...


Read more at: European Communities of Restoration

European Communities of Restoration

European Communities of Restoration Main Contacts: Caroline Lanskey with Margaret Wilson This study documented and evaluated the pilot of six innovative restorative justice programmes for prisoners and/or recently released prisoners in Bulgaria, Germany, Hungary, and Latvia. The programmes...


Read more at: Risk and Protective Factors in the Resettlement of Imprisoned Fathers and their Families

Risk and Protective Factors in the Resettlement of Imprisoned Fathers and their Families

Risk and Protective Factors in the Resettlement of Imprisoned Fathers and their Families Main Contacts : Friedrich Lösel, Lucy Markson, Karen Souza, Caroline Lanskey This project was a collaboration between Ormiston Children and Families Trust and the University of Cambridge, Institute of...


Read more at: The Impact of Migration on Professional Knowledge in the Criminal Justice System

The Impact of Migration on Professional Knowledge in the Criminal Justice System

The Impact of Migration on Professional Knowledge in the Criminal Justice System Main Contacts: Madeleine Arnot, Loraine Gelsthorpe, Caroline Lanskey, Jessica Wheeler The aim of this internet-based scoping study was to map the landscape of professional knowledge of migration in criminal justice and...


Read more at: Re-entry, desistance and reintegration among women offenders in Chile

Re-entry, desistance and reintegration among women offenders in Chile

Re-entry, desistance and reintegration among women offenders in Chile Main Contact: Catalina Droppelmann This project, funded by the San Carlos del Maipo Foundation, is based at the Institute of Sociology of the Pontificia Universidad Católica in Chile. The project is lead by Catalina Droppelmann...


Read more at: Women’s access to justice: ASEAN perspectives

Women’s access to justice: ASEAN perspectives

Women’s access to justice: ASEAN perspectives Main contact: Catalina Droppelmann This project is conducted by Professor Shailaja Fennell and Lucy MacMahon from the Centre for Development Studies and Catalina Droppelmann from the Centre for Community, Gender and Social Justice. Although access to...