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On this page you will find details of full text research publications from Universities and other academic institutions in the UK. The web resources are listed under broad subject headings.


  • Centre for Crime and Justice Studies - an independent charity based at King's College, London that informs and educates about all aspects of crime and the criminal justice system. It publishes the British Journal of Criminology and the magazine Criminal Justice Matters (available in print in your University Library). The site includes links to a number of full text publications and projects.

Sociology, Social Work and Social Research

  • Bristol University: Centre for Ethnicity & Citizenship - co-ordinates and promotes the study of ethnicity. The publications section has links to some full text articles by member of the Centre.
  • Glasgow School of Social Work Research - the School aims to contribute to the promotion of social justice and social inclusion by pursing high-quality, systematic social work research in Scotland, the UK, Europe and beyond. Research activities are grouped into four main themes: professional education, criminal justice and youth justice, children, young people and families and community care and community development. The publications sections of each theme list publications of the school with some links to free, full text documents.
  • School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research - part of the University of Kent. The online papers section has a list of full text research papers produced by members of the School

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