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Tracing the Relationship between Inequality, Crime and Punishment: Space, Time and Politics

Building on recent comparative and historical research on the institutional, cultural and political-economic factors shaping crime and punishment, this conference aims to advance understanding of whether, and if so how and why, social and economic inequality influences levels and types of crime and punishment, and conversely the impact of different levels and types of crime and punishment on various forms of inequality.
When Dec 07, 2017 09:30 AM to
Dec 08, 2017 05:00 PM
Where The British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH
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Inequality is receiving increasing attention from social scientists and policy-makers alike. Whilst criminal justice scholars have long recognised that levels of inequality correlate with rates of crime and punishment, the causal mechanisms underlying these correlations are less well understood.

This conference features a wide range of speakers, and will be convened by Dr Leonidas Cheliotis (LSE), Professor Nicola Lacey (LSE), Professor David Soskice (LSE), and Dr Sappho Xenakis (University of London).

 

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The Global Challenges Initiative is a Strategic Research Initiative of the University of Cambridge that aims to enhance the contribution of its research towards addressing global challenges and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

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