March issue of British Journal of Criminology is out now!

Date: 
Sunday, 21 February, 2016

The March issue of the British Journal of Criminology (Volume 56 issue 2) is now available via The Oxford University Press website.

This issue includes a free access article, 'Cyberhate on social media in the aftermath of Woolwich: A case study in computational criminology and big data', by Matthew Williams and Pete Burnap.

Articles include;

  • Featured: Cyberhate on Social Media in the aftermath of Woolwich: A Case   Study in Computational Criminology and Big Data by Matthew L. Williams and Pete Burnap
  • From Hate to Prejudice: Does the New Terminology of Prejudice Motivated Crime Change Perceptions and Reporting Actions? by Rebecca L. Wickes, Sharon Pickering, Gail Mason, Jane M. Maher, and Jude McCulloch
  • Stalking Victims, Victims of Sexual Violence and Criminal Justice System Responses: Is there a Difference or just ‘Business as Usual’? by Jenny Korkodeilou
  • PCCs, Roads Policing and the Dilemmas of Increased Democratic Accountability by Helen Wells
  • The Blue Line on Thin Ice: Police Use of Force Modifications in the Era of Cameraphones and YouTube by Gregory R. Brown
  • Twilight Policing: Private Security Practices in South Africa by Tessa G. Diphoorn
  • ‘Tactics’, Agency and Power in Women’s Prisons by Abigail Rowe 
  • Post-release Employment of Desisting Inmates by Mikko Aaltonen
  • ‘A Precarious Place’: Housing and Clients of Specialized Courts by Marianne Quirouette, Kelly Hannah-Moffat, and Paula Maurutto
  • What’s Deviance Got to Do With It? Black Friday Sales, Violence and Hyper-conformity by Thomas Raymen and Oliver Smith