Military employment

Since 2007 I’ve been researching the ethics of military recruitment and the impact of military employment. Some of this work is listed here…


Conscription by poverty report

2019, report: Conscription by poverty? Deprivation and the British army (with Charlotte Cooper as lead author, for the Child Rights International Network)

Why 18 matters report

2018, report: Why 18 Matters? A rights-based analysis of child recruitment [a global overview of the military recruitment and training of children under age 18] (with Rachel Taylor, for Child Soldiers International)

First ambush report

2017, report: The first ambush? Effects of army training and employment (for Veterans for Peace UK)

Papers and articles


2008, website: [for young people and their parents considering army enlistment]

Other work

Some other work on these issues is listed on my work archive.