Centre for the Study of Poverty and Social Justice

The Centre provides an integrative perspective on scholarship on poverty and inequality, social exclusion, migration, criminal justice and socio-legal studies. Our members come from a wide range of disciplines including social policy, economics, sociology and criminology, with expertise in data analysis and social statistics and in a number of policy areas.


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Impact and engagement

Find out about the impact and engagement of our research at the School for Policy Studies.

Key themes

The CPSJ is home to poverty research within the Department of Policy Studies. Researchers work with experts across the university on poverty related research, including collaboration with the Bristol Poverty Institute. 

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