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Social exclusion, insecurity and policing

The social exclusion, insecurity and policing projects CCCJ researchers are engaged with.

Conversations about radicalisation

Funder: The University of Manchester - Faculty of Humanities - Strategic Investment Fund

Principal Investigator: Jo Deakin

Project aim: Conversations about radicalisation is a collaboration between young people, school staff, interdisciplinary researchers, and creative artists, that focuses on developing an inclusive and open discussion about how schools approach extremism that speaks to, and is led by, young people.

Migrant men's well-being in diversity (MiMen)

Funder: European Commission

Principal Investigator: Jon Spencer

Project aim: To evaluate the experiences of young migrant men in different domains such as at school, at work, in the neighbourhood/community, with the authorities/families/peers as well as identify their notions of well-being.

PROMISE: Youth involvement and social engagement

Funder: Horizon 2020

Principal Investigator: Jo Deakin

Project aim: The PROMISE Project is a comparative quantitative analysis and ethnography of ‘youth in conflict’ across Europe. The project will consider sites (public, virtual, private) and agents (adults, institutions, peers) of conflict and stigmatisation of young people. The aim is to consider the active responses of some young people to conflict and stigma alongside opportunities for change within these sites.

The legality of football banning orders

Principal Investigator: Dr Geoff Pearson

Project aim: An assessment of the legality and effectiveness of s.14 Football Banning Orders under the amended Football Spectators Act 1989.

Enabling an Evidence Based Approach: Policing Public Order and Public Safety Policing in the UK  (ENABLE UK)

Funder: N8 Policing Research Partnership – Innovation and Training Streams

Principal Co-Investigator: Geoff Pearson

ENABLE UK is a research project funded by the N8 Policing Research Partnership (N8 PRP) and run in collaboration with the Keele Academic Policing Collaboration (KPAC). Its aim is to support the development of a scientifically-derived understanding of efficient and effective policing responses to crowd events.  The project is designed to develop evidence and knowledge that will assist in understanding and addressing the efficiency and effectiveness of current approaches to Public Order and Public Safety (POPS) policing in (and beyond) the UK.