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Political socialisation and the fear of crime

A new study led by Professor Farrall has found the political generation you grew up in has an impact on your perception of crime.

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Criminology course ranked UK's number 2 in the Guardian University Guide 2019

We're delighted to share the news that we are placed second in the UK to study Criminology in the Guardian University League Tables 2019.

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