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.
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.
January’s members’ prize draw is for a copy of Dr Beth Weaver’s book ‘Offending and Desistance: The Importance of Social Relations’ (which is part of the Routledge International Series on Desistance and Rehabilitation). Beth was one of the BSC’s 2016 Book Prize winners and will be a keynote speaker at our 2017 Annual Conference ‘Forging Social Justice – Local Challenges, Global Complexities’ – 4-7 July 2017, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK: http://www.britsoccrim.org/conference/ (Call for abstracts opens at the end of January).
To enter the book prize draw please email email@example.com with ‘Prize Draw – January’ in the subject line. The closing date is January 31 2017. The draw will be made February 1 2017.
December’s Bumper prize draw was won by:
Steve Wakeman, Pamela Davies, Gail Super, Carole Murphy, Matthew Ball, Charlotte Barlow, Emma Milne and Dan Cartwright.
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