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Daniel McCulloch and Dr Victoria Cooper explore the current situation regarding homelessness and housing policy. The Government has shown they can tackle homelessness during Covid-19, so what will they do next?
14 May 2021
Copyright: Image by Anthony Baggett
Why do people become homeless? How many people does it affect? This series of short films explores the complex reasons that lead to people finding themselves on the street and the difficulties in supporting them in light of the consequences of austerity policy.
08 Oct 2020
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What do you really know about crime? Try our interactive 'Finding the Truth' to dig way beyond the surface of forensic psychology, corporate crime and the prison system.
01 Mar 2019
How will the current anti-homeless laws and strategies affect the increasing number of people with no fixed abode? Victoria Cooper and Daniel McCulloch explore current and historic legislation affecting the homeless.
01 Mar 2018
You can judge a society by how it treats those most in needs. The last 200 years or so of criminalisation of the homeless doesn't reflect that well on the UK.
13 Apr 2017
Dr Victoria Cooper's Research & Publications
Victoria Cooper (2019) [Book review] Personalizing the State: The Anthropology of Law, Politics, and Welfare in Austerity Britain by Insa Lee Koch, Oxford University Press, In Theoretical Criminology, SAGE Publications
Victoria Cooper and Kirsteen Paton (2019) Accumulation by repossession: the political economy of evictions under austerity, In Urban Geography, Informa UK Limited
Victoria Cooper and Kirsteen Paton (2018-09-16) Everyday Evictions in the 21st Century, Rowman & Littlefield
Victoria Cooper and David Whyte (2018) Grenfell, Austerity and Institutional Violence, In Sociological Research Online
Victoria Cooper and Professor Jo Phoenix (editors) (2018) Criminological Theories and Concepts: Book 1, The Open University
Victoria Cooper and Professor Jo Phoenix (editors) (2018) Criminological Theories and Concepts: Book 2, The Open University
Victoria Cooper and Kirsteen Paton (2017-06-26) The new urban frontier of everyday evictions: Contemporary state practices of revanchism, Routledge
Kirsteen Paton and Victoria Cooper (2017-05-20) Domicide, Eviction and Repossession, Pluto Press
Maureen Mansfield and Victoria Cooper (2017-05-20) The Failure to Protect Women in the Criminal Justice System, Pluto Press
Victoria Cooper and David Whyte (2017-05-20) Introduction: The Violence of Austerity, Pluto Press
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