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Adam Calverley

Lecturer in Criminology and Criminal Justice


A New Approach for Researching Victims: the ‘Strength-Growth-Resilience’ Framework (2021)
Journal Article
Green, S., Calverley, A., & O’Leary, N. (in press). A New Approach for Researching Victims: the ‘Strength-Growth-Resilience’ Framework. The British journal of criminology, https://doi.org/10.1093/bjc/azaa093

This paper proposes a new framework for researching victims that blends appreciative inquiry methods used by prison researchers (Liebling, Elliott and Arnold 2001) with narrative interview methods used by desistance researchers (Maruna 2001) to inves... Read More about A New Approach for Researching Victims: the ‘Strength-Growth-Resilience’ Framework.

What ‘works’ when retracing sample members in a qualitative longitudinal study? (2015)
Journal Article
Farrall, S., Hunter, B., Sharpe, G., & Calverley, A. (2016). What ‘works’ when retracing sample members in a qualitative longitudinal study?. International journal of social research methodology : theory & practice, 19(3), (287-300). doi:10.1080/13645579.2014.993839. ISSN 1364-5579

Attrition represents a significant obstacle to overcome in any longitudinal research project. It is, perhaps, most keenly felt when the data collected are from a qualitative study, since, unlike quantitative longitudinal research, weighting factors c... Read More about What ‘works’ when retracing sample members in a qualitative longitudinal study?.

Criminal careers in transition: The social context of desistance from crime (2014)
Book
Farrall, S., Hunter, B., Sharpe, G., & Calverley, A. (2014). Criminal careers in transition: The social context of desistance from crime. Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/acprof%3Aoso/9780199682157.001.0001

There has been a growth of interest in why people stop offending, and the processes by which they are rehabilitated back into the community. This book follows the completion of a fifth sweep of interviews with members of a cohort of former probatione... Read More about Criminal careers in transition: The social context of desistance from crime.

Theorizing structural and individual-level processes in desistance and persistence: outlining an integrated perspective (2011)
Journal Article
Farrall, S., Sharpe, G., Hunter, B., & Calverley, A. (2011). Theorizing structural and individual-level processes in desistance and persistence: outlining an integrated perspective. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 44(2), (218-234). doi:10.1177/0004865811405136. ISSN 0004-8658

In this paper we outline our current thinking on the processes associated with desistance from crime. This work, conducted as part of the theoretical apparatus of a fifth sweep of interviews with a cohort of ex-probationers originally interviewed for... Read More about Theorizing structural and individual-level processes in desistance and persistence: outlining an integrated perspective.

Black and Asian probationers: Implications of the Home Office study (2006)
Journal Article
Calverley, A., Cole, B., Kaur, G., Lewis, S., Raynor, P., Vanstone, M., …Wardak, A. (2006). Black and Asian probationers: Implications of the Home Office study. Probation Journal, 53(1), 24-37. https://doi.org/10.1177/0264550506060863

This article presents the main findings of a survey of Black, Asian and mixed heritage men supervised by the probation service in 2001-2003. It discusses the long-standing concern that minority ethnic groups may be subject to discriminatory treatment... Read More about Black and Asian probationers: Implications of the Home Office study.

Cultures of desistance : rehabilitation, reintegration and ethnic minorities
Book
Calverley, A. Cultures of desistance : rehabilitation, reintegration and ethnic minorities. The University of Hull

In contrast to the widespread focus on ethnicity in relation to engagement in offending, the question of whether or not processes associated with desistance - that is the cessation and curtailment of offending behaviour - vary by ethnicity has receiv... Read More about Cultures of desistance : rehabilitation, reintegration and ethnic minorities.