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Dr Simon Green

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Simon Green

Associate Dean for Research & Enterprise / Reader in Criminology


Story-telling as memorialisation: suffering, resilience and victim identities (2020)
Journal Article
Green, S., Kondor, K., & Kidd, A. (in press). Story-telling as memorialisation: suffering, resilience and victim identities. Oñati Socio-Legal Series,

Is there a relationship between story-telling and memorialisation in the construction of victim identities? This paper seeks to examine these questions and shed light on the cultural dynamics of victimisation with reference to examples from sociologi... Read More about Story-telling as memorialisation: suffering, resilience and victim identities.

The impact of crime: victimisation, harm and resilience (2017)
Book Chapter
Green, S., & Pemberton, A. (2017). The impact of crime: victimisation, harm and resilience. In S. Walklate (Ed.), Handbook of Victims and Victimology, 77-102. (2nd). Taylor & Francis. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315712871-6

This chapter explores the impact of crime upon people's lives. The specifics of criminal victimisation concern the importance of intent, and the moral and ethical corollaries of the experience of injustice. The impact of crime is a balance between th... Read More about The impact of crime: victimisation, harm and resilience.

Early diversion and empowerment policing : evaluating an adult female offender triage project (2016)
Journal Article
Brennan, I. R., 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. https://doi.org/10.1080/10439463.2016.1187607

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 about Early diversion and empowerment policing : evaluating an adult female offender triage project.

Transcending the carceral archipelago: existential, figurational and structurational perspectives on power and control (2015)
Journal Article
Green, S. (2015). Transcending the carceral archipelago: existential, figurational and structurational perspectives on power and control. Oñati Socio-Legal Series, 5(3), 919-944

From Foucault (1977) through to Cohen (1985) and Feeley and Simon (1992) criminological thinking about punishment has been dominated by penal rationalities of power and control. This has led to an under-theorised notion of the individual in criminolo... Read More about Transcending the carceral archipelago: existential, figurational and structurational perspectives on power and control.

Reshaping the field: building restorative capital (2014)
Journal Article
Green, S., Johnstone, G., & Lambert, C. (2014). Reshaping the field: building restorative capital. Restorative justice, 2(1), 43-63 . https://doi.org/10.5235/20504721.2.1.43

Restorative justice is best known as an alternative approach for dealing with crime and wrongdoing. Yet as the restorative movement has grown it is increasingly being deployed in different arenas. Based on a two-year study funded by the UK National L... Read More about Reshaping the field: building restorative capital.

Crime, community and morality (2014)
Book
Green, S. (2014). Crime, community and morality. Taylor & Francis (Routledge)

Political leaders and the popular press tell us that society is in the grip of a moral crisis. ‘Where have our values gone?’ our newspapers scream at us. ‘Benefit scroungers’, ‘greedy bankers’, ‘intrusive journalists’, ‘have-a-go rioters’, political... Read More about Crime, community and morality.

What harm, whose justice: excavating the restorative movement (2013)
Journal Article
Green, S., Johnstone, G., & Lambert, C. (2013). What harm, whose justice: excavating the restorative movement. Contemporary Justice Review, 16(4), 445-460. https://doi.org/10.1080/10282580.2013.857071

The city of Hull in the northeast of England gave itself the ambitious task of becoming the world's first restorative city. The aim of this strategy was to create a more socially and emotionally confident youth population which in turn would encourag... Read More about What harm, whose justice: excavating the restorative movement.

Building restorative relationships for the workplace (2011)
Report
Lambert, C., Johnstone, G., Green, S., & Shipley, R. (2011). Building restorative relationships for the workplace

A 2011 major piece of research into building restorative workplaces by the Goodwin Development Trust found that implementing restorative justice helped managers to share the pressure of decision-making, hold their team more accountable and develop be... Read More about Building restorative relationships for the workplace.

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