Crime, Punishment & Justice (ASS025-2)

Crime, Punishment & Justice (ASS025-2)

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Newspaper Articles

Useful Databases

Use databases to help you find journal articles and other academic research material.

  • Ebscohost Research Databases

    Search several Ebscohost databases simultaneously to find what you need. Be sure to tick the box for “full text” to find only articles which are available in full text. The following Ebscohost databases are recommended:

    · Academic Search Elite

    · E-journals

    · SocINDEX

  • NewsBank Newspapers UK

    Search all the national (and many of the local) UK and Ireland newspapers simultaneously for the last ten years to find useful articles.

Useful Websites

  • The Home Office - the lead Government department responsible for immigration, passports, drugs policy, crime, counter-terrorism and the police. The website contains a hugh amount of free to download publications on all aspects of crime, punishment and justice.
  • Joseph Rowntree Foundation - an endowed charity which sponsors research on all aspects of poverty and social problems throughout the UK – most of which are free to download from its website.
  • NACRO - a charity which works with disadvantaged people (offenders, and those at risk of offending) to help them find positive alternatives to crime and reach their full potential. Their website contains numerous free to download publications, reports and statistics.
  • The Howard League for Penal Reform - an independent charity working for penal reform and a safer society – the website contains details of a large number of research publications, some of which are free to download.
  • Justice - an independent human rights organisation with a large number of free to download publications.
  • World Organisation Against Torture - the main coalition of international non-governmental organisations fighting against torture, summary executions and all other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment.
  • Innocent - organisation fighting miscarriages of justice.

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