Part of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Victoria University of Wellington, you can expect to learn from us current analyses of how societies and cultures are formed, how they are governed, how they break down and how we might envisage new and viable future social and cultural systems.
We contribute to a strong and vibrant social science presence here at Victoria University. Read more from Allison.
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Tanja is researching conditions and practices of the collaborative governance of water bodies in Aotearoa New Zealand from a legal cultural anthropology perspective. Read more about Tanja's research
Professor John Pratt’s new book, "Contrasts in Punishment: An Explanation of Anglophone Excess and Nordic Exceptionalism", has now been published. Read More about John.
“Responses to crime are too often informed by populist sound bites—Criminology can provide a much needed antidote of critical, well-reasoned,evidence-based theoretical insights.” Read more about Julian.