Responding to violence

Date: 
Sunday, 08 November, 2015

The latest issue of The British Journal of Criminology is now available online.

Focusing on the topic of violence, the articles explore a wide range of responses to different forms of violence;

  • In the Aftermath of Violence: What Constitutes a Responsive Response?, David Gadd
  • What Social Networks Do in the Aftermath of Domestic Violence,  Margareta Hydén
  • ‘A Vile and Violent Thing’: Female Traffickers and the Criminal Justice Response, Rose Broad
  • Responding to Adolescent to Parent Violence: Challenges for Policy and Practice, Caroline Miles and Rachel Condry
  • Responding to Men’s Violence Against Women Partners in Post-apartheid South Africa: On the Necessity of Identification Across Identity’s Intersections, Floretta A. Boonzaier and Sarah Frances Gordon
  • The Aftermath of Newtown: More of the Same, Aaron Kupchik, John J. Brent, and Thomas J. Mowen
  • A Violent Legacy: Policing Insurrection in South Africa From Sharpeville to Marikana, Bill Dixon
  • Responding to State Institutional Violence, Elizabeth Stanley
  • Stories of Violence: A Narrative Criminological Study of Ambiguity, Sveinung Sandberg, Sébastien Tutenges, and Heith Copes
  • The Politics of Birth and the Intimacies of Violence Against Palestinian Women in Occupied East Jerusalem, Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian
  • ‘I Thought “He’s a Monster”… [But] He Was Just… Normal’: Examining the Therapeutic Benefits of Restorative Justice for Homicide, Mark Austin Walters
  • Contextual and Individual Factors Determining Escalation of Collective Violence: Case Study of the Project X Riot in Haren, the Netherlands, Otto M. J. Adang and Tom van Ham
  • Moral Panics as Enacted Melodramas, Sarah Wright
  • Gossip, Decision-making and Deterrence in Drug Markets,  Timothy Dickinson and Richard Wright

Book Reviews

  • Making Sense of Evil: An Interdisciplinary Approach. By Melissa Dearey
  • Wrong-Doing, Truth-Telling: The Function of Avowal in Justice. By Michel Foucault. Edited by Fabienne Brion and Bernard E. Harcourt.

Articles can be viewed online here (subscription only).