Welcome to 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 60 years and has a wide-ranging membership based here and overseas.
BSC Survey Launch
The British Society of Criminology is conducting research into the experiences of staff within criminology of sexual violence and harassment in higher education. We have developed and piloted a survey which we now launch, to gather your experiences of sexual violence and harassment, the extent to which you feel supported by your institution, and whether you feel equipped to deal with student disclosures. We want to add your voices to the existing knowledge we have about working as an academic within criminology. The survey will be able to be saved and returned to if you feel you need to take a break from it. The collection period will extend from now until September. We hope you give it your support.
A discussion by the 2020 Blog Award winners, hosted by the 2018 winner Lambros Fatsis.
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Please explore our site to find information about the Society and its regional and network activities, links to other events, calls for papers, research (including, QAA benchmarks, ethical statement and 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 full categories of membership, subscription to The British Journal of Criminology.
BSC Members Book Draw
This month the book draw is for a copy of ‘Sensory Penalities: Exploring the Senses in Spaces of Punishment and Social Control’, by Kate Herrity, Bethany E. Schmidt and Jason Warr. With thanks to Emerald Publishing for supporting the BSC book draw. This draw is open to all BSC members. To enter the book prize draw, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘Prize Draw: July’ in the subject line. The closing date is July 31, 2021. The draw will be made at the beginning of August. All entries are checked as being BSC members and then drawn randomly. We only contact the winner directly. Notice of the winner will be made in the BSC bulletin, the website and on Twitter.
This month the book draw was for a copy of Good Policing:Trust, Legitimacy and Authority, by Mike Hough. With thanks to Policy Press for supporting the BSC book draw. The winner was BSC member Hayley Martin.
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