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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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Essex continues to be ranked in global elite for social sciences
06 Nov 2019
Essex takes on tough questions for ESRC Festival of Social Science
30 Oct 2019
Essex social scientists address public health challenges of the future
01 Aug 2019