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When is violence not a crime? : factors associated with victims' labelling of violence as a crime (2015)
Journal Article
Brennan, I. R. (2016). When is violence not a crime? : factors associated with victims' labelling of violence as a crime. International review of victimology, 22(1), 3-23. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269758015610849

Many people do not regard violence against them as a crime, but the factors that influence this response are unknown. Understanding how the ‘crimeworthiness’ of violence is interpreted allows an insight into how victims make sense of their experience... Read More about When is violence not a crime? : factors associated with victims' labelling of violence as a crime.

Public trust and performance measurement in charitable organizations (2014)
Journal Article
Yang, Y., Brennan, I., & Wilkinson, M. (2014). Public trust and performance measurement in charitable organizations. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 63(6), 779-796. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJPPM-09-2013-0159

Purpose-The purpose of this paper is to seek to investigate public trust as an important factor of performance in the charitable sector, and explain the necessity of including public trust assessment in charity performance measurement. Design/methodo... Read More about Public trust and performance measurement in charitable organizations.

Effectiveness of anonymised information sharing and use in health service, police, and local government partnership for preventing violence related injury: experimental study and time series analysis (2011)
Journal Article
Florence, C., Shepherd, J., Brennan, I., & Simon, T. (2011). Effectiveness of anonymised information sharing and use in health service, police, and local government partnership for preventing violence related injury: experimental study and time series analysis. BMJ, 342(7812), d3313-d3313. doi:10.1136/bmj.d3313

Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of anonymised information sharing to prevent injury related to violence. Design: Experimental study and time series analysis of a prototype community partnership between the health service, police, and local g... Read More about Effectiveness of anonymised information sharing and use in health service, police, and local government partnership for preventing violence related injury: experimental study and time series analysis.

Predicting and measuring premises-level harm in the night-time economy (2011)
Journal Article
Moore, S. C., Brennan, I., & Murphy, S. (2011). Predicting and measuring premises-level harm in the night-time economy. Alcohol and Alcoholism, 46(3), 357-363. doi:10.1093/alcalc/agr011

Aims: To assess associations between measures of premises-level alcohol-related harm and risk factors for harm. Methods: Thirty-two licensed premises with a history of on-premises violent assault were recruited. An environmental survey of the drinkin... Read More about Predicting and measuring premises-level harm in the night-time economy.

Interventions for disorder and severe intoxication in and around licensed premises, 1989-2009 (2010)
Journal Article
Brennan, I., Moore, S. C., Byrne, E., & Murphy, S. (2011). Interventions for disorder and severe intoxication in and around licensed premises, 1989-2009. Addiction, 106(4), 706-713. doi:10.1111/j.1360-0443.2010.03297.x

Aims To systematically review rigorous evaluation studies into the effectiveness of interventions in and around licensed premises that aimed to reduce severe intoxication and disorder. Methods A systematic search was conducted. Papers that rigorously... Read More about Interventions for disorder and severe intoxication in and around licensed premises, 1989-2009.

Aggression and attitudes to time and risk in weapon-using violent offenders (2010)
Journal Article
Brennan, I., Moore, S. C., & Shepherd, J. P. (2010). Aggression and attitudes to time and risk in weapon-using violent offenders. Psychiatry research, 178(3), (536-539). doi:10.1016/j.psychres.2009.05.006. ISSN 0165-1781

The use of weapons in violence increases both the severity of harm to victims and the severity of legal consequences for offenders, but little is known of the characteristics of violent offenders who choose to use weapons. Levels of anger, attitude t... Read More about Aggression and attitudes to time and risk in weapon-using violent offenders.

Risk Factors for Violent Victimisation and Injury from Six Years of the British Crime Survey (2010)
Journal Article
Brennan, I., Moore, S. C., & Shepherd, J. P. (2010). Risk Factors for Violent Victimisation and Injury from Six Years of the British Crime Survey. International review of victimology, 17(2), (209-229). doi:10.1177/026975801001700204. ISSN 0269-7580

Identifying factors that increase the likelihood of victimisation and injury reveals the considerable variability across groups and between incidents. It also allows the efficient allocation of prevention resources to protect those at greatest risk o... Read More about Risk Factors for Violent Victimisation and Injury from Six Years of the British Crime Survey.

Weapons and violence: a review of theory and research (2009)
Journal Article
Brennan, I. R., & Moore, S. C. (2009). Weapons and violence: a review of theory and research. Aggression and violent behavior, 14(3), (215-225). doi:10.1016/j.avb.2009.03.003. ISSN 1359-1789

Weapons are used in approximately one quarter of all violent incidents and the majority of homicides in the US, and the UK. Despite their overwhelming contribution to violent harm, theories of weapon related behaviors are scarce, and little is known... Read More about Weapons and violence: a review of theory and research.

Non-firearm weapon use and injury severity: priorities for prevention (2006)
Journal Article
Brennan, I. R., Moore, S. C., & Shepherd, J. P. (2006). Non-firearm weapon use and injury severity: priorities for prevention. Injury Prevention, 12(6), 395-399. doi:10.1136/ip.2006.011858

Objectives: To test the hypothesis that weapon-related violence (excluding firearms) results in more severe injury relative to the use of body parts (fists, feet and other body parts), and to rank order of injury severity by assault mechanism. Design... Read More about Non-firearm weapon use and injury severity: priorities for prevention.