Resource List

See below for resources and weblinks associated with the module 'On the Margins'. For more information on the module, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Sample: Lesson 1 of On the Margins, So we all start out equal? is available here 

On the Margins information flier is available here



Link 1.1: 'What is Social Justice?'

Link 1.2: 'Social Injustice'

Link 1.3: 'Human Rights'

Link 1.4: 'Social Justice and Religion'

Link 1.5: Gerry O'Hanlon SJ

Link 1.6: 'Poverty and Inequality' - Page 1

Link 1.7: 'Poverty and Inequality' - Page 2

Link 1.8: Peter's Projection Map

Link 1.9: 'Ireland and Global Justice'

Link 1.10: 'Social Justice and Me'

Link 1.11: 'Poverty and Inequality' - Page 3

Link 1.12: History of Jesuits in Ireland

Link 1.13: 'People Working for Justice'

Strand 2: Understanding Crime



Link 2.1: 'Understanding Crime'

Link 2.2: 'Understanding Crime' - Page 3

Link 2.3: 'Headline Crime'

Link 2.4: 'What are the Causes of Crime?'

Link 2.5: Youtube: London Riots 1

Link 2.6: Youtube: London Riots 2

Link 2.7: UK riots: the demographics of magistrate cases and convictions

Link 2.8: Youtube: Brixton on the Riots

Link 2.9: Rioter profile: 'The law was obeying us'

Link 2.10: Rioter profile: 'If I had a job I wouldn't have stolen'

Link 2.11: Rioter profile: 'I thought of it as like a battle, like a war'

Link 2.12: Rioter profile: 'I knew the black kids would be stopped before me'

Link 2.13: Rioter profile: 'I don't condone it, but it's helped me out financially'

Link 2.14: Rioter profile: 'She said: Go on, son, dash the brick at them'

Link 2.15: "Who goes to prison?" - Page 5

Link 2.16: Children in Care

Link 2.17: Health Service Executive

Link 2.18: Youth Homelessness

Link 2.19: Department of Children and Youth Affairs: Out of Hours Services

Link 2.20: Bail and Surety

Link 2.21: Probation Service

Link 2.22: ICPS Prison Population Rates per 100,000 of the national population

Link 2.23: International Centre for Prison Studies

Link 2.24: Gun homicides and gun ownership listed by country

Link 2.25: Top Murder Rates in the World

Link 2.26: UN Crime Statistics

Link 2.27: "What are the Causes"

Link 2.28: Caught on Camera: Britain’s Best Crime Photography

Strand 3: Understanding Prison



Link 3.1: Summary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

Link 3.2: List of Community Sanctions from IYJS

Link 3.3: "Homelessness: Introduction"

Link 3.4:  "Understanding Homelessness in Ireland"

Link 3.5: "Homeless in Ireland" in The Meaning is in the Shadows, Peter Mc Verry, 38-41.

Link 3.6: European Prison Rules

Link 3.7: Living in Prison: Description of a typical day in prison

Link 3.8: "Commitals to Prison"

Link 3.9: Invisible Children