Academic research with Keele Law School can be grouped in the following clusters:
Current members are researching the regulation of gender and sexuality, social justice, with a focus on material inequality, and human rights theory and practice.
International and European law is a fast growing area of expertise within the Law School, combining policy and human rights analyses with jurisprudential, critical, postcolonial and feminist theory.
This research field builds upon the School of Law’s longstanding tradition of excellence in moral philosophy, applied ethics, socio-legal scholarship and gender, sexuality and law inquiries, as applied to areas of healthcare.
Using inter-disciplinary methodologies (including sociological, anthropological, historical and philosophical work), our scholars have produced leading theoretical work that has led to direct engagement with key policy-makers.
Keele Law School has a range of research projects about gender, sexuality, and law. Cluster members are working on developing theoretical debates, connecting with local communities, and engaging with law reform initiatives.