Ethics, Rights and Social Justice
- Our research investigates and addresses the ethical challenges of governance for a secure future
- This theme includes research activities across all faculties into the ethical, legal, political, cultural and economic issues which affected the past and continue to affect the world today
- The impact, challenges and opportunities of globalisation and democratisation are key to this theme, including human, political, social and economic rights regarding gender, education, language and culture
- Areas include: Democracy and governance, global justice, criminal justice and punishment, diversity and inclusion, inequality and discrimination, fairness and impartiality, poverty, migration and borders, territory and place, citizenship and participation, corruption, violence and conflict management, terrorism, trade and regulation, manufacturing, finance, healthcare, labour markets, artificial intelligence and cyber security, environmental justice, bioethics and food security
- Our research centres in this area include the Interdisciplinary Ethics Research Group, the Centre for Studies in Democratisation, the Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, the Industrial Relations Research Centre, the Centre for Critical Legal Studies, the Social Theory Centre, the Centre for Operational Police Research, the Criminal Justice Centre, the Global History and Culture Centre, the Centre for Critical Legal Studies, the Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy, the Centre for Ethics, Law and Public Affairs and the Centre for Human Rights in Practice.