I looked at the infamous Milgram experiment and seem to have made a shocking new discovery.
With school shootings in 2021 at the highest they’ve ever been, experts on the topic offer advice about what to do about it.
Gangs have changed in the decades since ‘West Side Story’ first came out – they are deadlier, and their demographics are different – as are the means law enforcement use to control them.
Disturbing online posts and written messages were purportedly left by Ethan Crumbley in the days running up to deadly school shooting.
Too often, corporal punishment breaks young people and brutalises them.
Thousands of cases of missing and murdered Native Americans remain unsolved. A scarcity of reliable data is only part of the problem, a tribal justice scholar explains.
The unanticipated popularity of the Korean show ‘Squid Game’ highlights our relationship to debt and capitalism, but the contradictions extend beyond the show itself.
Research shows how heat can have negative effects on emotional states, mental health conditions and aggressive behaviours.
We may not be attracted to movie violence as much as people think.
Punishment for crimes allows a society to express its values, but a theorist of criminal law and punishment argues it could also reinforce prejudicial stereotypes about racial and ethnic groups.
Jihadi groups take advantage of endemic poverty, inequality, high unemployment levels, illiteracy, ethnic divisions, and poor governance to spread their campaign of violence in the Sahel region.
The Attica uprising marked a milestone in the prisoners’ rights movement. Many of the grievances aired in 1971 are still relevant to today’s incarcerated population.
At the heart of the issue for school children, parents, caregivers and teachers is to confront from a very young age the question of sex, sexuality and gender.
Young people living in the challenging contexts of urban informal settlements may be more at risk of experiencing generalised anxiety disorder.
When the US invaded Afghanistan in late 2001, Afghans had endured 22 years of war. The Taliban were on the rise. Little has changed after an additional 20 years of war and suffering.
Abuse, neglect or witnessing violence at home can lead kids to misbehave. Some schools are doing away with expulsions to focus on childhood trauma instead.
Investment in preventing violence against children is a long-term strategy for a sustainable future, and it requires urgent action.
A year after historic protests for police reform, it’s clear that the Toronto Police aren’t sincere about changing how they treat historically over-policed and criminalized communities.
The army may help create a more stable and secure environment in the short term, but this is unlikely to result in sustainable and lasting peace.
South Africa's recent violence is a cause for concern but there are opportunities to build a stronger nation.