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Prison and political violence: the impact and harm of counterterrorism policies. A comparative socio-historical analysis (2019)
Journal Article
Santorso, S. (in press). Prison and political violence: the impact and harm of counterterrorism policies. A comparative socio-historical analysis. Memoria e ricerca, 2 - 2019(May-August),

The rise of maximum-security prisons. A comparative study between Italy and United Kingdom. The decades between the end of 1960s and 1980s have been characterised by radical transformation, drastic changes and an escalation of political violence. Thr... Read More

Beyond the ‘all seeing eye’: Filipino migrant domestic workers’ contestation of care and control in Hong Kong (2019)
Journal Article
Johnson, M., Lee, M., McCahill, M., & Mesina, L. (in press). Beyond the ‘all seeing eye’: Filipino migrant domestic workers’ contestation of care and control in Hong Kong. Ethnos, https://doi.org/10.1080/00141844.2018.1545794

This paper draws on ethnographic data about Filipino migrant domestic workers’ perceptions of and responses to the use of surveillance cameras in the home to intervene in recent debates about surveillance, care and social control. On the one hand, ou... Read More

Restorative justice in the aftermath of politically-motivated violence: the Basque experience (2019)
Journal Article
Zernova, M. (in press). Restorative justice in the aftermath of politically-motivated violence: the Basque experience. Critical studies on terrorism, https://doi.org/10.1080/17539153.2019.1595922

An emerging body of literature discusses how restorative justice can contribute to the response to terrorism. This paper expresses concerns about the uncritical acceptance of many orthodox assumptions about terrorism inherent in the search for a ‘re... Read More

Migrazioni e carcere: riflessioni su pena e diritti (2018)
Journal Article
Santorso, S. (2018). Migrazioni e carcere: riflessioni su pena e diritti. Antigone, XII(2), 109-128

The article is intended to provide some insights into the troubled relationship between migrants and criminal detention highlighting, through the articulation of concepts such as 'Double track' as this relationship often has been develops through a d... Read More

Weapon-carrying and the reduction of violent harm (2018)
Journal Article
Brennan, I. R. (in press). Weapon-carrying and the reduction of violent harm. The British journal of criminology, doi:10.1093/bjc/azy032

Criminology has much to offer activities to reduce the harm of violent incidents –– particularly by reducing weapon-carrying and use – but the discipline’s engagement with the harm reduction agenda has been limited. In addressing this, the paper iden... Read More

Police-initiated diversion for youth to prevent future delinquent behavior: a systematic review (2018)
Journal Article
Wilson, D. B., Brennan, I., & Olaghere, A. (2018). Police-initiated diversion for youth to prevent future delinquent behavior: a systematic review. Campbell Systematic Reviews, 14, doi:10.4073/csr.2018.5

Background Overly punitive responses to youth misconduct may have the unintended consequence of increasing the likelihood of future delinquency; yet, overly lenient responses may fail to serve as a corrective for the misbehavior. Police diversion... Read More

Punishment: Incarceration and the death penalty (2018)
Book Chapter
Johnston, H. (2018). Punishment: Incarceration and the death penalty. In D. Nash, & A. Kilday (Eds.), Murder and Mayhem: Crime in Twentieth Century Britain, 243-270. Palgrave Macmillan

Imprisoned mothers in Victorian England, 1853–1900: Motherhood, identity and the convict prison (2018)
Journal Article
Johnston, H. (2018). Imprisoned mothers in Victorian England, 1853–1900: Motherhood, identity and the convict prison. Criminology & criminal Justice, 174889581875783. doi:10.1177/1748895818757833

This article explores the experiences of imprisoned mothers in the Victorian convict prison system. It argues that motherhood, of central importance to the ideals of Victorian femininity, was disrupted and fractured by women's long-term imprisonment... Read More

‘Jesus saves’ and ‘Clothed in Christ’: athletic religious apparel in the Christian CrossFit community (2017)
Journal Article
Ornella, A. D. (in press). ‘Jesus saves’ and ‘Clothed in Christ’: athletic religious apparel in the Christian CrossFit community. Sport in Society, 22(2), 266-280. doi:10.1080/17430437.2017.1360580

The popular sport of CrossFit has attracted a number of Christians who simultaneously celebrate their passion for their faith and their passion for their sport. In this interplay of sport and religion, fashion becomes an important means for the profe... Read More

Restorative justice in the Basque peace process: some experiments and their lessons (2017)
Journal Article
Zernova, M. (2017). Restorative justice in the Basque peace process: some experiments and their lessons. Contemporary Justice Review, 20(3), 363-391. doi:10.1080/10282580.2017.1348899

This paper contributes to the literature that analyses application of restorative justice in transitional societies. It examines recent attempts to employ restorative justice in the Basque peace process following ETA’s ceasefire. Using the Basque exp... Read More

Multilevel determinants of teenage childbearing in sub-Saharan Africa in the context of HIV/AIDS (2017)
Journal Article
Magadi, M. A. (2017). Multilevel determinants of teenage childbearing in sub-Saharan Africa in the context of HIV/AIDS. Health and Place, 46, 37-48. doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2017.04.006

This paper examined national variations and multilevel determinants of teenage childbearing in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) in the context of HIV/AIDS using data from recent Demographic and Health Surveys conducted in 29 countries of SSA. Results showed... Read More

Choreography, controversy and child sex abuse: Theoretical reflections on a cultural criminological analysis of dance in a pop music video (2017)
Journal Article
Dearey, M. (2018). Choreography, controversy and child sex abuse: Theoretical reflections on a cultural criminological analysis of dance in a pop music video. Theoretical Criminology, 22(2), 189-205. doi:10.1177/1362480617699159

This article was inspired by the controversy over claims of ‘pedophilia!!!!’ undertones and the ‘triggering’ of memories of childhood sexual abuse in some viewers by the dance performance featured in the music video for Sia’s ‘Elastic Heart’ (2015).... Read More

‘In the margins of Europe’ : Cypriot nationalism, liminality and the moral economy of the financial crisis (2017)
Journal Article
Argyrou, V. (2017). ‘In the margins of Europe’ : Cypriot nationalism, liminality and the moral economy of the financial crisis. Nationalism and Ethnic Politics, 23(1), (118-132). doi:10.1080/13537113.2017.1273691. ISSN 1353-7113

This article argues that Greek Cypriot nationalism has been in large part motivated by the misconceived idea of Cyprus becoming a modern, European society. Although Cyprus joined the European Union in 2004, the perception of it by the European north... Read More

Gendering happiness and its discontents (2017)
Journal Article
Clisby, S. (2017). Gendering happiness and its discontents. Journal of gender studies, 26(1), (2-9). doi:10.1080/09589236.2017.1273362. ISSN 0958-9236

Providing an introductory framework to the Special Issue: Gendering Happiness: the power of pleasure, here I consider the highly gendered and political contexts of happiness, pleasure, desire, and the tyrannies of its converse discontents. As this sp... Read More

Contradiction and radical hope : exploring lived love (2016)
Journal Article
Vulliamy, C. (2016). Contradiction and radical hope : exploring lived love. LIR.journal, 7(16), 74-96

In this article, I explore the contradictions, tensions and hopefulness of love. Participants in my research shared accounts of love that acknowledged the anguish, loss and pain of love in uneven political worlds marked by patriarchal power structure... Read More

Feminist journeys : travelling through at 25 years of feminism with the Journal of gender studies (2016)
Journal Article
Clisby, S., & Lennon, K. (2016). Feminist journeys : travelling through at 25 years of feminism with the Journal of gender studies. Journal of gender studies,

In this introductory article we provide a contextual theoretical framework of feminist debates and movements through the lens of the Journal of Gender Studies over the course of the past quarter of a century. Attention to the processes by which we be... Read More

Losers, food, and sex: clerical masculinity in the BBC sitcom Rev (2016)
Journal Article
Ornella, A. (2016). Losers, food, and sex: clerical masculinity in the BBC sitcom Rev. Journal for Religion, Film and Media, 99-122. doi:10.25364/05.2:2016.2.6

Clerical masculinities, much like their lay/secular counterparts, often appear unchanging because they are the products of naturalization processes. Clerical masculinities, however, are far from being stable but the live and breathe the dynamics of b... Read More

HIV/AIDS and contraceptive use: Factors associated with contraceptive use among sexually-active HIV-positive women in Kenya (2016)
Journal Article
Magadi, M. A., & Magadi, W. A. (2017). HIV/AIDS and contraceptive use: Factors associated with contraceptive use among sexually-active HIV-positive women in Kenya. Contraception, 95(3), 312-321. doi:10.1016/j.contraception.2016.10.013

Objectives: With increased availability of anti-retroviral therapy and improved survival for people living with HIV, more HIV-positive women are leading full reproductive lives. However, HIV-positive women have special contraceptive needs/concerns. T... Read More

(De)constructing difference: a qualitative review of the ‘othering’ of UK Muslim communities, extremism, soft harms, and Twitter analytics (2016)
Journal Article
Carter, D. M. (2017). (De)constructing difference: a qualitative review of the ‘othering’ of UK Muslim communities, extremism, soft harms, and Twitter analytics. Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression, 9(1), (21-36). doi:10.1080/19434472.2016.1236142. ISSN 1943-4472

There is some evidence that, in the UK, current counter terrorism initiatives reproduce and amplify both real and imagined differences between Muslim and anti-Muslim groups, leading in turn to social and community polarisation and isolation. It is fa... Read More

Early diversion and empowerment policing : evaluating an adult female offender triage project (2016)
Journal Article
Brennan, I. R., Brennan, I., Green, S., & Sturgeon-Adams, L. (2018). Early diversion and empowerment policing : evaluating an adult female offender triage project. Policing and Society, 28(5), (570-586). doi:10.1080/10439463.2016.1187607. ISSN 1043-9463

This paper provides an evaluation of a police pilot early-diversion scheme for adult females who were arrested for low-severity offences using a natural experiment design. The intervention is novel in that it diverts arrestees to a women’s centre for... Read More