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Best practice in the management of online sex offending (2019)
Report
Brennan, M., Perkins, D., Merdian, H., Tyrrell, E., Babchishin, K., McCartan, K., & Kelly, R. (2019). Best practice in the management of online sex offending

Our report sets out the outcomes from reviews of the relevant literature, and a series of consultations held by IWG_OSO, with participation from practitioners and researchers working in the field of child protection and online sex offending. Onli... Read More about Best practice in the management of online sex offending.

The variable and evolving nature of ‘cuckooing’ as a form of criminal exploitation in street level drug markets (2019)
Journal Article
Spicer, J., Moyle, L., & Coomber, R. (in press). The variable and evolving nature of ‘cuckooing’ as a form of criminal exploitation in street level drug markets. Trends in Organized Crime, https://doi.org/10.1007/s12117-019-09368-5

A form of criminal exploitation rarely mentioned in the academic literature has recently emerged, evolved and taken meaningful hold in the UK. Hundreds of cases of ‘cuckooing’ have been reported, where heroin and crack cocaine dealers associated with... Read More about The variable and evolving nature of ‘cuckooing’ as a form of criminal exploitation in street level drug markets.

Always endangered, never extinct: Exploring contemporary butch lesbian identity in the UK (2019)
Journal Article
Mackay, F. (2019). Always endangered, never extinct: Exploring contemporary butch lesbian identity in the UK. Women's Studies International Forum, 75, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wsif.2019.102241

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd This article presents empirical data from survey research into lesbian and queer masculinities in the United Kingdom, conducted in 2017, which garnered over two hundred responses. Four dominant themes emerged from the data gathere... Read More about Always endangered, never extinct: Exploring contemporary butch lesbian identity in the UK.

Reflections on devolution: Twenty years on (2019)
Journal Article
Greer, A. (2019). Reflections on devolution: Twenty years on. Political Quarterly, 90(3), 553-558. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-923X.12700

May 2019 marks twenty years since the first elections to the Scottish Parliament and Welsh Assembly. This report discusses a paper published by the Institute for Government (IFG) that reflects on the experience to date of devolution, drawing on inter... Read More about Reflections on devolution: Twenty years on.

Reflecting on reflexive thematic analysis (2019)
Journal Article
Braun, V., & Clarke, V. (2019). Reflecting on reflexive thematic analysis. Qualitative Research in Sport, Exercise and Health, 11(4), 589-597. https://doi.org/10.1080/2159676X.2019.1628806

Since initially writing on thematic analysis in 2006, the popularity of the method we outlined has exploded, the variety of TA approaches have expanded, and, not least, our thinking has developed and shifted. In this reflexive commentary, we look bac... Read More about Reflecting on reflexive thematic analysis.

Hate Speech and Self-Restraint (2019)
Journal Article
Thompson, S. (2019). Hate Speech and Self-Restraint. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, 22(3), 657-671. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10677-019-10004-y

© 2019, The Author(s). In this article, my aim is to consider under what circumstances, and for what reasons, individuals may freely choose not to speak hatefully about others. Even if not threatened with legal sanction, why might they decide not to... Read More about Hate Speech and Self-Restraint.

Seen and Not Heard: The Service User’s Experience Through the Justice System of Individuals Convicted of Sexual Offenses (2019)
Journal Article
McCartan, K. F., Harris, D. A., & Prescott, D. S. (in press). Seen and Not Heard: The Service User’s Experience Through the Justice System of Individuals Convicted of Sexual Offenses. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, https://doi.org/10.1177/0306624X19851671

© The Author(s) 2019. User experience and client satisfaction is capturing more attention in the field of social services. The provision of treatment services to individuals convicted of sexual offenses, in particular, has expanded exponentially over... Read More about Seen and Not Heard: The Service User’s Experience Through the Justice System of Individuals Convicted of Sexual Offenses.

Lukacs, Kierkegaard, Marx and the Political (2019)
Book Chapter
Assiter, A. (2019). Lukacs, Kierkegaard, Marx and the Political. In A. Buben, E. Helms, & P. Stokes (Eds.), The Kierkegaardian MindRoutledge

This is an attempt to show, contrary to most of the discussion on the subject, that Kierkegaard and Marx have more in common than is often thought to be the case.

Deliver us from evil: The case for scepticism (2019)
Book Chapter
Cole, P. (2019). Deliver us from evil: The case for scepticism. In T. Nys, & S. De Wijze (Eds.), Routledge Handbook on the Philosophy of EvilRoutledge

This chapter critically examines the philosophical arguments against the case for evil scepticism that I first outlined in my book, The Myth of Evil. It re-assesses and strengthens the case for scepticism by addressing some of the latest attempts to... Read More about Deliver us from evil: The case for scepticism.

Establishing a pragmatic path to greater autonomy and decolonization (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Clegg, P. (2019, May). Establishing a pragmatic path to greater autonomy and decolonization. Paper presented at United Nations Regional Seminar Caribbean 2019

The British Overseas Territories, especially those in the Caribbean, are experiencing a period of significant uncertainty. There is the still unresolved issue of ‘Brexit’, and the likely impact on the territories in regard to trade, aid, and politica... Read More about Establishing a pragmatic path to greater autonomy and decolonization.

Risk, discretion, accountability and control: Police perceptions of sex offender risk management policy in England and Wales (2019)
Journal Article
Hoggett, J., McCartan, K., & O’Sullivan, J. (2019). Risk, discretion, accountability and control: Police perceptions of sex offender risk management policy in England and Wales. Criminology and Criminal Justice, https://doi.org/10.1177/1748895819839747

© The Author(s) 2019. This article argues that understanding current approaches to sex offender risk management and its operationalization must account for front line situational decision-making practices and the culture from which they develop and o... Read More about Risk, discretion, accountability and control: Police perceptions of sex offender risk management policy in England and Wales.

Religious duties and equal opportunities in public space (2019)
Book Chapter
Thompson, S. (in press). Religious duties and equal opportunities in public space. In J. Seglow, & A. Shorten (Eds.), Religion in Public LifeECPR Press

In a number of European states, laws and regulations of various kinds place limits on individuals’ ability to wear certain religious garments or to display certain religious symbols in public space. In this Chapter, I focus on how burqa bans fare wh... Read More about Religious duties and equal opportunities in public space.

Procedure over substance? CETA and the political economy of subsidiarity (2019)
Journal Article
Walzenbach, G. (2019). Procedure over substance? CETA and the political economy of subsidiarity. Commonwealth and Comparative Politics, 57(2), 153-171. https://doi.org/10.1080/14662043.2019.1573995

Competing notions of subsidiarity can help to understand the intricacies of new types of trade deals as concluded between Canada and the European Union. From this perspective the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) balances two fundamen... Read More about Procedure over substance? CETA and the political economy of subsidiarity.

Introduction: Two spaces of subsidiarity? (2019)
Journal Article
Walzenbach, G., & Mulé, R. (2019). Introduction: Two spaces of subsidiarity?. Commonwealth and Comparative Politics, 57(2), 141-152. https://doi.org/10.1080/14662043.2019.1573991

Scholarship on subsidiarity conducted since the nineteenth century has developed two strands of interpretation suggesting competing models of social organisation as far as the potential location of decision-making power is concerned. While this intel... Read More about Introduction: Two spaces of subsidiarity?.

The recognition of religion in public spaces (2019)
Book Chapter
Thompson, S. (2019). The recognition of religion in public spaces. In M. Kahlos, H. Koskinen, & R. Palmén (Eds.), Recognition and Religion: Contemporary and Historical StudiesRoutledge

In this chapter, I consider the ways in which religion is recognized in contemporary societies, and also to think how it should be recognized. I focus on just one aspect of this very large and complex topic – namely the recognition of religion speci... Read More about The recognition of religion in public spaces.

Pitcairn political review: Issues and events, 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018 (2019)
Journal Article
Clegg, P. (2019). Pitcairn political review: Issues and events, 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018. Contemporary Pacific, 31(1), 219-224. https://doi.org/10.1353/cp.2019.0016

The islands of Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie, and Oeno (commonly known as Pitcairn) make up a single territory, the last remaining United Kingdom Overseas Territory (UKOTs) in the Pacific Ocean. But much of the period under review (1 July 2017–30 June 2... Read More about Pitcairn political review: Issues and events, 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018.

BBC The Big Questions (2019)
Other
Mackay, F. BBC The Big Questions

Rachel Burden presents topical debate live from The Attenborough Centre at the University of Sussex in Brighton. Has social media ruined childhood? Is feminism in crisis?