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International Scholarship for Doctoral Students in Punishment and Political Economy at University of Central Lancashire, UK


Applications are invited for a full-time scholarship available in the Lancashire Law School. The scholarship is tenable for up to 3 years for a PhD (via MPhil route) [subject to satisfactory progress] and is open to international applicants only. UK/EU applicants are not eligible to apply. The scholarship will provide £15000 towards the cost of the International tuition fee over 3 years.

Countries with different types of political economy tend to have different practices and policies regarding punishment of criminals. This research project will explore why this is so.
-A number of different countries, including the student’s own, will be compared.
- The influences on punishment of factors including crime rates, public opinion, media, political ideologies and political institutions and cultures will be investigated.
-Supervisor Prof Michael Cavadino is an international expert on this subject. The student will also forge links with a number of experts in various countries.
Scholarship Application Deadline: 13 May 2011
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