December 2014

Includes summaries of presentations delivered at the Sites of Confinement II Study Day organised by the Prisons, Punishment and Detention Working Group. Belinda Carpenter and Gordon Tait investigate death amongst vulnerable and marginalised populations and Carly Speed looks at degradation and death in psychiatric detention in England and Wales. Vicky Canning, organiser and coordinator of the working group, contributes a conference report. Download here

November 2014

Agnieszka Martynowicz revisits the pains of confinement. John Moore contributes a report from the Civilising Criminal Justice Seminar held at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam on 14th October. Download here.

September/October 2014

This month's edition includes the conference and AGM reports from our latest conference in Liverpool, a transcript of Thomas Mathiesen’s special talk to conference delegates via video conference, and a summary of Elizabeth Agnew’s paper on sexual crime discourses. Download here.

July 2014

Special edition including a selection of thought-provoking papers from our very first undergraduate and post-graduate conference held at Liverpool John Moores University in April 2014. In the 'news' section, Stratos Georgoulas reflects on the rise of Golden Dawn in Greece, and David Scott provides an account of the most recent G4S AGM. Download here.

June 2014

David Scott presents the results of a detailed survey into the state of critical criminology in the UK. The European Group is keen to get feedback on this report and to determine how critical criminology is faring across the globe.

May 2014

Features articles from Andrew Jefferson and Helen Gosling plus a report on the British/Irish section conference held in Nottingham in April 2014. Download here.

April 2014

Features a rare interview with Stuart Hall which was sourced by David Scott. It has much to say about resistance and is of timely relevance to contemporary struggles for social and racial justice. We also celebrate 100 years since the publication of the important socialist text 'The Ragged Trousered Philanthopists', a text which is also of significant relevance today.

March 2014

This month, David Scott and Faith Spear celebrate the 100th anniversary of the publication of the great suffragette Constance Lytton’s fascinating autobiography about her experiences in prison.Sadly, we announce the deaths of three great intellectuals in the past month: William Chambliss, Stuart Hall and Keith Soothill. In the section celebrating the life and work of Stuart Hall, Ian Cummins contributes a review of John Akomfrah’s The Stuart Hall Project: Revolution, Politics and the New Experience. Download here.

February 2014

Features an article by Rita Faria about the failings of scientific research. Download here.

January 2014

This month, Dani Jiménez and Alejandro Forero discuss Spanish penalfare. We also include a resolution condemning the latest amendment to the ‘Law to Prevent Infiltration’ passed by the Israeli Parliament in December 2013 which provides for the detention of migrants illegally entering the country without trial for up to one year. Download here.

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