Welcome to the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research
The Centre is a collaboration between the Universities of Glasgow, Edinburgh, Stirling and Strathclyde. The SCCJR aims to produce research that informs policy and practice and advances our understanding of justice.
Scottish Prisons Commission Conference Programme
The Scottish Prisons Commission 10 Years On – A Briefing Paper
Scottish Justice Fellowships
Scottish Justice Fellows is a new initiative putting research to work. In this scheme, the Scottish Government, SCCJR and SIPR are partnering to support recent PhD scholars translate their research into outputs that can inform policy and practice. There is substantial untapped resource in PhDs completed in Scotland on policing, crime, justice and related issues and Fellowships aim to support further knowledge exchange...
Concepts of Community: Exploring ‘Community’ in Theory, Policy and Practice Imaginaries
Who: Beth Weaver and Gillian MacIntyre, University of Strathclyde; Margaret Malloch, University of Stirling Description of Activity: The conceptualisation and definition of community has been at the centre of ongoing discussion (Cohen, 1989; Day, 2006). The persistent question ‘what is community?’, or ‘how might a community differ from the community?’ have prompted many different answers. The concept of community...