Dr Simon Pemberton is a Birmingham Fellow jointly appointed to the Schools of Law and Social Policy at the University of Birmingham. Simon completed his PhD in 2004 at the University of Bristol. In 2005, he was awarded an ESRC Post Doctoral Fellowship to develop his doctoral work on social harm. He has published a widely on the notion of social harm and is currently researching aspects of social harm caused by social structures.
This book is the first to theorise and define the social harm concept beyond criminology and seeks to address these omissions and in doing so provide a platform for future debates, in this series and beyond.
This report provides a summary of the results from a major international research project, funded by UNICEF, on child rights and child poverty in the developing world.