Lancashire Law School
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Subject Areas: Law
Kim joined Lancashire Law School in September 2012, and has previously taught at Lancaster University. Kim's research interests lie primarily within the law in social contexts, particularly 'hate crime',and human rights. Her recent work has applied 'perception' in philosophical and psychological terms ,to the law, and to education.
Kim also works in a voluntary capacity visiting detainees in police custody to ensure compliance with PACE and human rights, for both detainees and staff.
Kim is the lead for ‘The Peace and Justice Studies Network’
Accredited International Mediation Advocate
Alternative Dispute Resolution Group. 2015
Accredited Mediator, Civil and Commercial Mediation, CMC 2015.
Fellow of the HE Academy, SEDA Award for Supporting Learning. Certificate in Teaching
Toolkit , Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching UCLan 2015.
LLM University of Central Lancashire, 2013
Postgraduate Diploma in Law University of Central Lancashire, 2012
Graduate Diploma in Law University of Central Lancashire, 2011
PhD, History, Lancaster University, 2006
MA Modern Social History, Lancaster University 1997
BA Hons History with English, St Martins College, Lancaster University, 1996
Kim had an article published in July 2017 in The Conversation about the diverse and often contradictory views on sexual identity and orientation that can apply in law-making. The article is entitled ‘Why a post-war legal debate over the impact of private sex still matters today.’
McGuire, Kim and Salter, Michael (2015) ‘Issues and challenges in the application of Husserlian phenomenology. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. (In Press).
McGuire, Kim (2014) Perception of Hate Crime: The Enduring Difficulty of the Law as Agent of Social Change. Contemporary Issues In Law. (In Press).
The Lived Experience of Hate Crime- A Five Stage Phenomenological Interpretation
IDENTIFYING SECURITY THREATS: REALIST LESSONS FROM HAMLET
Module Leader and Lecturer:
Current: 'hate crime', especially 'perceptions' of, in national and international contexts, with emphasis upon race, religion, gender and disability.
Education and aspiration - self identity and life chances.
Book for Springer, with Prof Michael Salter, in progress, focussing upon Husserlian methodology and 'Hate Crime'.
Article: 'gender' violence
K. McGuire, ‘The Law and ‘Troubled Times’: The Role of the Media, the Law and Racism in the UK ‘Brexit World’. Society of Legal Scholars.’ The Law in Troubled Times’, Queen Mary University, London. 4-7 September 2018
K. McGuire ‘Is the media a promoter of racism and intolerance? : a UK example, pre and post the ‘Brexit’ Referendum.’ INHS Conference 2018 - International Hate Studies: Contexts and Consequences of Hate’ 29-31 May 2018, University of Ontario Institute of Technology in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
K. McGuire, ‘Engaging with the Media in a Post Brexit World: a UK Perspective.’ The International Institute for Hate Studies, 4th International Conference on Hate Studies “Engaging with Communities for Justice” from 19 – 21 October, 2017 Gonzaga University Institute for Hate Studies in Spokane, WA, USA.
K. McGuire and Ian Hutchinson, ‘.Hate Crime and Restorative Justice’ conference UCLan 16 October 2017.
K. McGuire, Social Cohesion, Morality, 'Harm' and Human Rights: Diverse Influences on the Unities of Law - the Hart/Devlin Debate in 21st Century Context.’ Society of Legal Scholars: The Diverse Unities of Law’. Dublin, 5- 8 September 2017.
K. McGuire. Innovate, Engage, Impact: Student Learning and Restorative Justice. CELT UCLan June 2017
'When Law and Hate Collide' 2 year EU Daphne 111 funded project on 'hate crime'. Articles and a book are still being published from this project, and 'hate crime' remains an area of research and potential future projects.
'Raising Aspirations/Widening Horizons' UCLan collaboration with Inspira, and with funding from the independent educational charity, the Samuel Lindow Foundation.
Department for Education and Skills funded 'Leadership Development Practices' project at Lancaster University.