Category Archives: Criminology

August 19

Patreon

I now have a Patreon site at http://www.patreon.com/SociologyShowgirl As my dress in the photo says: Girls Just Wanna Have Fund$. The contents of my blog have been free since it launched in 2013, and will remain so, so if anybody wants to support my writing, research and public sociology, then this is how to do […]

May 18

The Problem with Women’s Centres

Paint it pink and state ’empowerment’ and the funding and support will come. But what exactly are people supporting? The growing push for prison abolitionism has made the fatal error of ignoring the critiques of the ‘radical alternatives’. The harms of prison are merely being displaced and reproduced in community settings. Women’s centres should not […]