Research by Professor of Politics, Anthony McGann has been cited by Senator John McCain in a US Supreme Court case. The high profile case involves the use of gerrymandering, a process whereby politicians manipulate constituency district boundaries to give their party an advantage.
Simon Walker, Doctoral Student within HaSS, has been successful in his application for the SGSAH Doctoral Internship with the Festival of Politics. He will begin work with the Scottish Parliament later this Spring.
For the first time, the UN Guidelines for the Alternative Care of Children will be shared with learners around the world, including policy makers, practitioners and carers, in a free online course.
The 2nd Vertically Integrated Project Conference took place at Strathclyde on 29 March as a showcase for students involved in a wide variety of projects across the University.
The Guilt of Innocence
Why do wrongful convictions keep happening? What should be done? In what will be an unforgettable evening, hear first-hand there remarkable stories of four people wrongly convicted and imprisoned
One of HaSS Faculty’s Criminal Justice Master’s students has been short-listed for a coveted UK award for the quality of his dissertation.
One of the Law School’s Doctoral students has won a coveted paid internship with the Scottish Prison Service.
In Offending and Desistance, Beth Weaver examines the role of a co-offending peer group in shaping and influencing offending and desistance, focusing on three phases of their criminal careers: onset, persistence and desistance. This book is the first to analyse the dynamics of different social relations in variously constraining, enabling and sustaining desistance.