Major prize for research on EU border enforcement

An article examining the policing of European Union borders has been judged the best article published in the British Journal of Criminology in 2015. The prize, named in honour of criminologist Sir Leon Radzinowicz, is one of the most prestigious awards in criminology.


2 March 2016

Responding to violence

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?,
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8 November 2015

All Radzinowicz Prize winning articles in one place!

The Radzinowicz prize is awarded annually for the British Journal of Criminology article(s) that the editors think most contributes to knowledge of criminal justice issues and the development of criminology.

The 2014 Prize has been awarded jointly to:

  • N. Shalhoub-
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17 April 2015

Can restorative justice cut prison numbers?

Over the last three decades restorative justice (RJ) has emerged from a small set of youth justice alternatives to a widely institutionalised set of justice practices. While RJ approaches vary by...

William R Wood
23 February 2015

Half a story? Muslim victimisation

A new study based on data from the Crime Survey of England and Wales suggests that British Muslims are not as affected by violent crime nor as disapproving of the police as previously thought, reports...

3 December 2014

British Journal of Criminology

The September issue of the British Journal of Criminology (volume 54, issue 5) is now available to download (subscription only).

Articles include:

  • Bond and Jefferies compare the sentencing outcomes
  • ...
14 August 2014