March 2015

Our latest newsletter is available to download here. This month, we include a thought-provoking article on the democratic reform of the police by George Rigakos and Georgios Papanicolaou, as well as information about the very first study day organised by our new working group on Crimes of the Powerful.


February 2015

Sarah Tickle reports on the policing and regulation of young people in the UK and Melanie Griffiths

January 2015

Alasdair Henry explores post-Nuremberg unethical human experimentation.

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.


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