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Interrogating the deployment of ‘risk’ and ‘vulnerability’ in the context of early intervention initiatives to prevent child sexual exploitation (2022)
Journal Article

This article draws on data collected from a qualitative study designed to assess the effectiveness of an early intervention programme aimed to raise awareness of Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) among young people. The programme was implemented by a l... Read More about Interrogating the deployment of ‘risk’ and ‘vulnerability’ in the context of early intervention initiatives to prevent child sexual exploitation.

Continued and intensified hostility: The problematisation of immigration in the UK government’s 2021 New Plan for Immigration (2022)
Journal Article

Drawing on Bacchi’s (2009) ‘What’s the problem represented to be?’ framework, this article provides a critical analysis of HM Government’s (2021a) New Plan for Immigration. We explore how immigration is problematised, the assumptions that underlie th... Read More about Continued and intensified hostility: The problematisation of immigration in the UK government’s 2021 New Plan for Immigration.

How consciousness of race and ethnicity-based discrimination affects the health and wellbeing, and academic motivation of minority group students (2022)
Journal Article

Discrimination based on race and ethnicity remains prevalent in today’s society. There is numerous literature on how conscious racial and ethnic bias and discrimination affects individuals from black and minority ethnic groups, but little on effects... Read More about How consciousness of race and ethnicity-based discrimination affects the health and wellbeing, and academic motivation of minority group students.

Why Black people look blue in the moonlight: an examination of how Barry Jenkins film Moonlight (2016) reunites the image of Black people’s bodies with water (2022)
Journal Article

A recent study highlighted that 70 percent of African Americans could not swim (Diaz-Duran, 2017), with drowning rates being far higher in Black communities than in white. The origin of this alarming statistic can be traced back to the Trans Atlantic... Read More about Why Black people look blue in the moonlight: an examination of how Barry Jenkins film Moonlight (2016) reunites the image of Black people’s bodies with water.

Identification of metallic objects using spectral magnetic polarizability tensor signatures: Object classification (2022)
Journal Article

The early detection of terrorist threat objects, such as guns and knives, through improved metal detection, has the potential to reduce the number of attacks and improve public safety and security. To achieve this, there is considerable potential to... Read More about Identification of metallic objects using spectral magnetic polarizability tensor signatures: Object classification.

Do disasters trigger protests? A conceptual view and review of the connection between disasters, injustice, and protests – the case of COVID-19 (2021)
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People around the globe were and are affected by the highly contagious virus SARS-CoV-2 (Coronavirus, COVID-19) far beyond the virus itself. Despite the high viral transmission, people did not stop acting collectively. Sometimes these collective acti... Read More about Do disasters trigger protests? A conceptual view and review of the connection between disasters, injustice, and protests – the case of COVID-19.

Past and Present Intergroup Contact and Conflict Among Inhabitants of Former Mixed Villages of Cyprus: The Role of Individual and Collective Experiences in Predicting Attitudes and Trust (2021)
Journal Article

Positive attitudes and trust towards former adversaries facilitate reconciliation and peacebuilding. Both historical and current intergroup experiences such as intergroup contact and conflict predict intergroup attitudes and trust but no previous res... Read More about Past and Present Intergroup Contact and Conflict Among Inhabitants of Former Mixed Villages of Cyprus: The Role of Individual and Collective Experiences in Predicting Attitudes and Trust.