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About Harriet Burgess

Harriet Burgess holds an LLB in Law and Business from Trinity College Dublin, and an MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Oxford. She writes about criminology, politics, and race and gender critiques of criminal justice. Follow her on twitter here.

Articles by Harriet Burgess

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Repeal the Eighth: putting intersectionality into practice

A long-established conservative media frames the terms of abortion politics in Ireland. The pro-choice activism challenges dominant discourses with the inclusivity and diversity of the movement demonstrating intersectionality in practice.

Politicking periods

Irish women are tweeting details of their menstrual cycles to Taoiseach Enda Kenny, to protest the sense of entitlement the Irish state demonstrates towards Irish womens' bodies.

Ireland: policing domestic violence in times of austerity

The difficulties presented by the under-resourced Gardaí in policing domestic violence, and the resulting lamentable status of domestic violence policies in Ireland were highlighted by last week's tragedy. 

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