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.
Call for Conference Tenders 2019
The British Society of Criminology (BSC) invites tenders from academic or related institutions for the organisation of the summer 2019 BSC Annual Conferences. See here for more details
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 only – Countdown to Christmas – prize draw for members only.
December’s Countdown to Christmas draw is a bumper giveaway. We have the following (some multiple copies):
Angus Nurse ‘An Introduction to Green Criminology & Environmental Justice (thanks to SAGE)
Dario Melossi ‘Crime, Punishment and Migration’ (thanks to SAGE)
Anthony Ellis ‘Men, Masculinities and Violence’ (thanks to Routledge)
Carrie L. Buist and Emily Lenning ‘Queer Criminology’ (thanks to Routledge)
RJ Maratea and Brian Monahan ‘Social Problems in Popular Culture’ (thanks to Policy Press)
To enter please email firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘Christmas Draw & Authors Surname’ in the subject line. If you want to be considered for two (or more) different books, please send an email for each. The closing date is December 18. The draw will be made December 19 2016.
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