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 nearly 60 years and has a wide-ranging membership based here and overseas.
7-9 July, 2021
Please see the conference page for all information.
Registration wil open in early May.
New blog: U.S. Police Academies Overemphasize “Warrior” Training of New Officers by John J. Sloan, III and Eugene A. Paoline, III
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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 most categories of membership, subscription to The British Journal of Criminology.
BSC Members Book Draw
This month the book draw is for the ever popular ‘Youth and Crime’ (Fourth Edition) by John Muncie. With thanks to SAGE 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: May’ in the subject line. The closing date is May 31, 2021. The draw will be made at the beginning of June. 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 ‘Harmful Traditional Practices: Prevention, Protection, and Policing’, by Gerry Campbell, Karl Roberts, and Neelam Sarkaria. With thanks to Palgrave Publishers for supporting the BSC book draw. This draw was won by BSC member Maria Kaspersson.
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