Institute for Social and Health Sciences (ISHS)

Liberation psychology: why an idea from the Salvadorean struggle is relevant today

Much psychological science is abused and misused. Countering this, the tradition of liberation psychology, pioneering by social psychologist Ignacio Martín-Baró, aim was to develop a critical approach to psychology that uses the discipline to help people challenge as well as change systems of oppression. Read more

Powerful images: Using visual language within youth safety research

Visual languages are an important, yet neglected, area of consideration for youth safety. Read more

Water crisis exposes capitalism’s inequities

While individual consumers are shouldering the brunt of restrictions, the worst exploiters are given free rein. Read more