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Philosophy, Culture, Law & Criminology Research Unit (PCLC)

The Philosophy, Culture, Law & Criminology (PCLC) Research Unit takes a distinctly philosophical or cultural perspective on issue of relevance to law and criminology. Members of the Research Unit have strengths in the following areas:

  • Aesthetics and aesthetic criminology
  • Music and crime
  • Narrative criminology
  • Philosophical criminology
  • Theology
  • Urban interventions, such as graffiti, yarn bombing or skateboarding

The Philosophy, Culture, Law & Criminology Research Unit welcomes applications for postgraduate study at MRes and PhD. For informal discussions please contact Dr Eleanor Peters or Professor Andrew Millie and to apply visit Edge Hill’s Graduate School page.

Members

PhD completions

Grace Robinson  

“Gangs and child criminal exploitation: A case study of Merseyside”

Supervisors: Professor Andrew Millie and Dr Eleanor Peters

Jan Adams  

“Everyday morality and anti-social behaviour”

Supervisors: Professor Andrew Millie and Dr Leon Culbertson

Research projects

Narrative justice

The use and abuse of music: Criminal records

Criminology and public theology: On justice, mercy and forgiveness

Challenging acceptable urban aesthetics: Urban intervention and transgression

Research in action

Members of the Philosophy, Culture, Law and Criminology Research Unit are involved in important and innovative research on a range of topics.

Contact

To contact the Philosophy, Culture, Law & Criminology Research Unit, please contact Dr Eleanor Peters.

Department of Law and Criminology
Edge Hill University St Helens Road Ormskirk, Lancashire L39 4QP United Kingdom
Phone
01695 657612