Welcome to the website of the British Society of Criminology
The British Society of Criminology aims to further the interests and knowledge of both academic and professional people who are engaged in any aspect of work or teaching, research or public education about crime, criminal behaviour and the criminal justice systems in the United Kingdom. The Society has been in existence for over 50 years and has a wide-ranging membership based here and overseas.
Registration and call for papers now available for our 2017 annual conference.
A round-up of the 2016 conference can be found here
Please explore our site to find information about the Society and its regional and network activities, links to other events, calls for papers, websites of potential use to criminologists, and a jobs board of current vacancies in criminology.
If you are interested in becoming a member, you can apply from the Membership page. Membership includes a personal subscription to the Society’s official journal Criminology & Criminal Justice and, for most categories of membership, subscription to The British Journal of Criminology.
Members March prize draw is for one of two books. As March holds International Women’s Day (8th March) Cambridge Scholars have kindly donated these two books:
Human Trafficking, by BSC Member Maria De Angelis
A Zoo of Lusts…A Harem of Fondled Hatreds, by Deveryle James
All BSC members are eligible to enter.
To enter the book prize draw please email firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘Prize Draw – March – title of book’ in the subject line. If you want to enter for both, send two separate emails. The closing date is March 31 2017. The draw will be made April 3 2017.
February’s prize draw for a copy of the Robert Regoli (et al) book ‘Delinquency in Society‘ (10th edition) was won by Jo Noblett from the University of Strathclyde.
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