‘Community’ is an enduring theme in public policy and social research. Communities of place, interest and identity are sites of contestation, care and control in an increasingly individualized, yet also inter-connected, world.
The Communities and Social Justice (CSJ) research group comprises 18 staff (including 7 Teaching Fellows and RAs) and 12 postgraduate researchers, whose work focuses on community-based action for socially just change.
Specialisms in the Department include:
Key questions explored by members of this group include:
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