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Department of Sociology

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We're a department of leading academics and inquisitive students.

We've asked why the Victorians were better at rehabilitating child offenders than we are, what the effect of ethnic and racial harassment has on a victim’s mental health, and what can be done to improve the treatment of women in our criminal justice system. You can keep up-to-date with our latest developments and current activities by our staff and students. 

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New book explores what happens to global garment workers once they leave their factory jobs
23 Sep 2020
New book investigates the colonialism of human rights
09 Sep 2020
Essex expertise informs facial recognition decision
09 Sep 2020