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Policing Domestic Abuse

Join Ruth Weir and Jackie Turton in conversation with Jules Pretty on domestic abuse and violence in the home. What works and why? What has changed in recent years? What are the prospects for the future?

Ruth Weir is at City University’s Violence and Society Centre and Jackie Turton is in the Department of Sociology at the University of Essex. They are co-authors with two serving police officers, Kate Barrow-Grint and Jacqueline Sebine, of the new book, Policing Domestic Violence.

The Louder Than Words Podcast

The Louder Than Words podcast is about how ideas improve lives. Professor Jules Pretty created the Louder than Words podcast for conversations on how the world can be made a better place by inquiry, research and public engagement. These are ideas that can inspire individual, collective and policy action.

This is the first podcast from the Centre for Public and Policy Engagement at the University of Essex. There are three series a year: autumn, spring and summer.

Each episode of Louder Than Words takes a key contemporary issue and gives you a chance to hear from leading researchers, policy makers, thinkers and campaigners plus those directly affected by the issue.

The podcast is produced by Marcus Pierpoint and Luke Fitch of the University of Essex’s Media Centre. Producer of series one and two was Martha Dixon, series three was produced by Alli Walker.