Watch the video: Lunch with...Alex S Vitale

Wednesday, 18 May 2022

Our Director, Richard Garside, was joined by Professor Alex S.Vitale for the May episode of Lunch with...

Richard and Alex discussed a range of topics including alternatives to policing, community-based initiatives, the rise and fall of Broken Windows Theory, how Alex came to his specialist subject area and the gulf between academia and policy professionals on issues of policing and crime. 

During the webinar, Alex recommended the following materials to help viewers understand policing, punishment and criminalisation: 

  • Decriminalizing Domestic Violence: A Balanced Policy Approach to Intimate Partner Violence by Leigh Goodmark
  • Becoming Abolitionists: Police, Protests, and the Pursuit of Freedom by Derecka Purnell

Watch the full video below.