Department of Behavioural and Social Sciences

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Research and enterprise activities in the Department of Behavioural and Social Sciences focus on the applied study of human behaviour, and the Department is home to the Centre for Applied Childhood Youth and Family Research and the Centre for Citizenship, Conflict, Identity & Diversity.  

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offense Social Sciences
child protection Social Sciences
crime prevention Social Sciences
Research Medicine & Life Sciences
environmental design Social Sciences
gender Social Sciences
masculinity Social Sciences
England Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 1979 2019

Action research with young people: possibilities and ‘messy realities’

Percy-Smith, B., Cuconato, M., Reutlinger, C. & Thomas, N. P., 23 May 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Discourse. Journal of Childhood and Adolescence Research. 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

action research
youth research
maltreatment of children
child protection
social problem

A decade developing the delivery of CPTED across Greater Manchester

Monchuk, L., 21 Feb 2019, Rebuilding Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design: Strengthening the Links with Crime Science. Armitage, R. & Ekblom, P. (eds.). 1st ed. London: Routledge, p. 199-215 17 p. (Crime Science Series).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

crime prevention
planning process

Projects 2010 2021

Northern Ireland: Memory, Commemoration and Public Symbolism - Dealing with the past

McAuley, J., Spencer, G. P., Braniff, M. & Tonge, J.


Project: ResearchResearch Council - AHRC

DARE: None In Three - A Centre for the Development, Application, Research and Evaluation of Prosocial Games for the Prevention of Gender-based Violence

Jones, A., Boduszek, D., Debowska, A., Gibbs, G., Miller, P., Shagufta, S., Ma, M. E., Liu, Z. & Ochen, E. A.


Project: ResearchResearch Council - AHRC

Activities 1990 2019

Young women’s feminist activism and the politics of difference: ‘I was instinctively aware that all of those girls were being called names’

Grainne McMahon (Speaker)
24 Apr 201926 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Policing: a Journal of Policy and Practice (Journal)

Rachel Armitage (Reviewer)
1 Mar 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial work

Universities of Terror? The Prevent Duty in Higher Education

Shaun McDaid (Invited speaker), Catherine McGlynn (Invited speaker)
28 Feb 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk