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Department of Applied Social Science Seminar: Professor Barry Goldson 'Public social science, rationality and justice: Some complexities and challenges of forging knowledge-policy relations in the youth justice sphere'

Date: 25 January 2012 Time: 4.30-6.00 pm

Venue: Bowland North seminar room 23

Professor Barry Goldson*,

Charles Booth Chair of Social Science,University of Liverpool

'Public social science, rationality and justice: Some complexities and challenges of forging knowledge-policy relations in the youth justice sphere'

I cordially invite you to a seminar on Wednesday 25thJanuary at 4.30pm to celebrate the contribution to scholarship ofour colleague Professor David Smith.

David is nowin his final academic year before retirement and this seminar is thethird in a small 'testimonial' series weare holding in his honour.

The seminar will be held inBowland North seminarroom 23 at 4.30pm on Wednesday 25th January.

Tea will be served at 4pm and light snacks and wine will be served to lubricate conversation directly after the seminar from 6pm until 7pm.

Please RSVP by 12:00Friday 13thJanuary to Amanda Fenwick a.fenwick@lancaster.ac.uk so that we can order the correct quantities of refreshments.

Paul Iganski Head of Department, Applied Social Science

*An undergraduate student in the Sociology Department at Lancaster University between 1978 and 1981, Barry Goldson currently holds the Charles Booth Chair of Social Science at the Department of Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology at the University of Liverpool. He has researched and published extensively, particularly in the youth criminology/youth justice fields. His most recent authored and/or edited books include: In the Care of the State? Child Deaths in Penal Custody in England and Wales (Inquest, 2005, with Coles); Youth Crime and Justice (Sage, 2006, with Muncie), Comparative Youth Justice (Sage, 2006, with Muncie), Dictionary of Youth Justice (Willan, 2008), Youth Crime and Juvenile Justice (an edited three-volume set of international 'major works', Sage 2009, with Muncie) and Youth in Crisis? 'Gangs', Territoriality and Violence (Routledge, 2011). He is the founding editor of Youth Justice: An international journal (Sage).

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