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Women’s experiences of prison and the emotions of punishment explored in new book

At a time when prisons in England and Wales are undergoing significant challenges, and when levels of harm remain unprecedently high, a new book by Dr Anastasia Chamberlen, Assistant Professor at the Department of Sociology, University of Warwick, offers a comprehensive, feminist critique of punishment that looks at an often unseen population – women prisoners and women former prisoners.


Peterloo protest songs and poems published together for first time

The authentic voice of nineteenth-century England is captured in a new collection of poems and ballads written in response to the 1819 Peterloo Massacre and shared in defiance of Government censorship.  Dr Alison Morgan's new book highlights the outrage, grief, defiance and resolution felt by labouring-class people in the immediate aftermath of one of the defining events of English political history.


UK companies need to act now to prepare for the loss of the EU right to freedom of establishment, advises Warwick legal expert

Thousands of UK corporations could lose their legal rights to do business after Brexit, warns a new briefing paper from GLOBE, a research centre within the University of Warwick’s Law School. The paper explores the possible consequences for UK companies of the loss of the EU right to freedom of establishment, and recommends actions that companies, their shareholders and creditors should take now.


Improved financial regulation deters misconduct, study finds

Improved regulation has deterred a greater amount of financial misconduct in the UK since the global financial crisis, according to a new study by researchers at UEA, Bangor University, and the Universities of Warwick and Otago. The authors applied a new method of quantifying the detection and deterrence effect of financial regulation on financial misconduct, using a statistical approach employed in biological, ecological and demographic research.

 

Thu 24 May 2018, 09:19 | Tags: social sciences, Liberal Arts, Economics, Economics and Finance

US boycott of Chinese researchers could ‘stifle’ global progress, research suggests.

Academics are warning that proposed measures by the Trump administration to restrict Chinese researchers from working in the US could ‘stifle’ global progress.

Researchers at the Universities of Bristol, Warwick and the London School of Economics have drawn parallels with the sharp decline in international scientific cooperation after World War I, warning that a similar impact could be seen if new barriers are put in place by the US.


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