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Women, Media and the Law

In recent years there have been a number of women caught up in the justice system, not as perpetrators of crime as witnesses or victims in a court case, but as victims of the justice system itself, and of the media which reports on it. These cases are diverse in many ways, but the thread that binds them all together is that they all concern sexual behaviour and their perceived immorality, played out across the pages of the media with intimate details of their lives splayed out across double page spreads.

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Thoughts on the Scottish Socialist Party

In all the discussion and debate around the current situation Scottish Socialist Party, the politics of it have been obscured mainly because we are still in the thick of thing.  This paper aimed to explore the politics behind the current crisis – examining the history of the SSP, where it came from and where it was headed before it was derailed in a rather brutal fashion. 
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