In a new study, David Kirk and Marti Rovira examine whether police officers become stigmatized following brutality done by fellow officers, but find little evidence to support that assertion. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11292-021-09458-x
In a new post in The Conversation, Dave Kirk describes his 15-year study of post-Katrina New Orleans, and what the US government needs to do to heed some of the lessons from Katrina.
In a new post in The Conversation, Anthony Heath and Lindsay Richards examine racist beliefs and discriminatory labour market practices in Britain.
In collaboration with Professor Robert Sampson of the Harvard University Department of Sociology, CSI has been awarded a three year grant by the National Collaborative on Gun Violence Research (https://www.ncgvr.org/) to conduct research on urban gun violence in the US.
New CSI report presents a system for classifying cultural and ethnic groups. This new classification system, called the European Standard Classification of Cultural and Ethnic Groups, was trialled in round 7 of the European Social Survey (ESS).
In a just released briefing note, CSI contributor Leonie Westhoff examines the extent of Islamophobia in the UK, and draws comparisons between the UK and our European neighbours.
CSI’s new report, under the direction of affiliates Dr. Elisabeth Garratt (University of Sheffield) and Dr. Jan Flaherty (King’s College London), presents initial findings from CSI’s Homelessness in Oxford project. The project was designed by Dr. Garratt and Dr. Flaherty to be the first systematic attempt to track and understand […]
A new study by CSI Director Dave Kirk and collaborators Nicolo Cavalli (Bocconi) and Noli Brazil (UC-Davis) finds countervailing effects of the rollout of Uber’s ridehailing services in the UK. Uber is associated with a 9% decline in serious road accident injuries in the UK. However, that relative improvement is […]
Our new report to the UN University World Institute for Development Economics Research discusses current methods for measuring and analysing occupational mobility, and the way in which methods designed for the analysis of developing countries may need to be modified when applied in other contexts. The paper also provides analyses […]
New CSI report reviews evidence, both from Britain and abroad, on what works to boost community engagement and participation in civic, social, and economic action within local areas.