Young Criminal Lives: What can history tell us?

Young offenders in the late 19th Century were far less likely to reoffend than those today, according to the first cradle-to-grave study of youth justice at that time. Pamela Cox, Barry Godfrey, Heather Shore and Zoe Alker discuss their findings.

Man-made: women and power

Women in the Boardroom and in other positions of power are still outnumbered by three or four to one. John Edmonds and Eva Tutchell argue in a new book that the next government needs to adopt a more radical and wide-ranging programme to achieve gender equality.

End of life care: An unfair system?

Most of the 500,000 people who die each year in the United Kingdom do not receive the palliative care they need, according to new research carried out by a team at the London School of Economics.

Estates: can policy change make a difference?

The St Ann’s estate in Nottingham has been stigmatised as a place populated by gangs, guns, drugs and single mothers. But Lisa Mckenzie, who lived on the estate for more than 20 years, found its residents faced austerity with resilience and humour.

Are the robots taking all the middle jobs?

Are the robots taking all the middle jobs? New research looking at the hollowing out of the UK job market shows the hourglass employment picture being painted might not be as clear cut as some think.