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SLSP1180
Module Reading List 2

Crime and Deviance, 2019/20, Semester 2
Dr Peter Doak
p.doak@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Week 1: Lecture 1: Introduction to module

Key Texts

  • Garland, D. (1994) ‘Of crimes and criminals: the development of criminology in Britain’ in M. Maguire, R. Morgan and R. Reiner, The Oxford Handbook of Criminology, Oxford: Oxford University Press
  • Garland, D. (2000) ‘The culture of high crime societies: some preconditions of recent law and order policies’ British journal of criminology. ISSN: 0007-0955, 40 (3) 347-375

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Week 1: Lecture 2: Introduction to concepts and themes

As above.

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Week 2: Lecture 1: A History of Crime and Punishment and the Birth of the Prison

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Week 2 Lecture 2: Discipline and Punish

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It is impossible to get a full flavour of Foucault without reading Discipline and Punish but it can be quite a challenge – give it a go, but if you wish for an introductory account, then see

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Week 3 Lecture 1: Explaining Crime and Deviance: Theories

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Week 3 Lecture 2: The Construction of Crime Statistics and Measurements

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Week 4, Lecture 1: Crime and Media: Folk Devils and Moral Panics

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Week 4, Lecture 2: Youth Crime

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Week 5 Lecture 1: Football Hooliganism

Key Texts:

  • Frosdick, S. and Marsh, P. (2005). Football hooliganism ISBN: 1843921294. Cullompton: Willan Chapter 8)
  • King, A. (1997). ‘The Lads: Masculinity and the New Consumption of Football’. Sociology. ISSN: 0038-0385, 31 (2) 329-46

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Week 5 Lecture 2: Violence, Violent Crime and Hate Crime

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Week 6 Lecture 1: Reading Week

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Week 6 Lecture 2: Reading Week

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Week 7 Lecture 1: Disablist Hate and ‘Mate’ Crime

Key Texts:

  • Hollomotz, A. (2013). Disability, Oppression and Violence: Towards a Sociological Explanation. Sociology. ISSN: 0038-0385, 47(3), 477-493.
  • Roulstone, A., & Sadique, K. (2012). Vulnerable to misinterpretation: Disabled people, 'vulnerability', hate crime and the fight for legal recognition. In A. Roulstone & H. Mason Bish (Eds.), Disability, hate crime and violence ISBN: 9780415674317 (hbk.) : £80.00; 041567431X (hbk.) : £80.00 (pp. 25-39). London: Routledge.
  • Thomas P. (2011) 'Mate crime': ridicule, hostility and targeted attacks against disabled people. Disability & society. ISSN: 0968-7599, 26, 107 - 111.

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Week 7 Lecture 2: Disability and sexual offences

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Week 8: Lecture 1: The Drugs ‘Problem’

Key Texts:

  • Taylor, S., Buchanan, J., & Ayres, T. (2016) Prohibition, Privilege and the Drug Apartheid: The Failure of Drug Policy Reform to Address the Underlying Fallacies of Drug Prohibition. Criminology & criminal justice. ISSN: 1748-8958. 16 (4) pp. 452-469
  • Beck, H. (1963) Outsiders: Studies in the Sociology of Deviance. New York: The Free Press. [Chapter: Becoming a Marihuana User]
  • McSweeny, T., Hough, M., & Turnbull, P.J. (2007) Drugs and Crime: Exploring the Links. In: Simpson, M., Shildrick, T., & MacDonald, R. eds. Drugs in Britain : supply, consumption, and control ISBN: 1403936951 (pbk.); 9781403936974 (cloth); 1403936978 (cloth); 9781403936950 (pbk.) Basingstoke: Macmillian. pp. 95-107
  • Hansen, H. (2017) Assisted Technologies of Social Reproduction: Pharmaceutical Prosthesis for Gender, Race, and Class in the White Opioid “Crisis”. Contemporary Drug Problems ISSN: 0091-4509. 44 (4) pp. 321-338

Further Reading:

Acevedo, B. (2007) Creating the Cannabis User: A Post-Structuralist Analysis of the Re-Classification of Cannabis in the United Kingdom (2004–2005). International journal of drug policy. ISSN: 0955-3959. 18 (3) pp. 177-186

Alexandrescu, L. (2016) Injecting ATS/NPS Use and Drug Abjection in Romania. Drugs and alcohol today. ISSN: 1745-9265. 16 (2) pp. 142-149

Buchanan, J. (2004) Missing Link? Problem Drug Use and Social Exclusion. Probation journal : the journal of community and criminal justice. ISSN: 0264-5505. 51 (4) pp. 387-397

Golub, A., Johnson, B., & Dunlap, E. (2005) ‘Subcultural Evolution and Illicit Drug Use’ Addiction Research and Theory ISSN: 1606-6359. 13 (3) 217-229

Lancaster, K., Duke, K., Ritter, A. (2015) Producing the ‘Problem of Drugs’: A Cross National-Comparison of ‘Recovery’ Discourse in Two Australian and British Reports. International journal of drug policy. ISSN: 0955-3959. 26 ( ) pp. 617-625

Martin, A., & Stenner, P. (2004) Talking about Drug Use: What are we (and Our Participants) Doing in Qualitative Research? International journal of drug policy. ISSN: 0955-3959. 15 (5-6) pp. 395-405

McKeganey, N. (2014) Clear Rhetoric and Blurred Reality: The Development of a Recovery Focus in UK Drug Treatment Policy and Practice. International journal of drug policy. ISSN: 0955-3959. 25 ( ) pp. 957-963

Measham, F. & Shiner, M. (2009) The Legacy of ‘Normalisation’: The Role of Classical and Contemporary Criminological Theory in Understanding Young People’s Drug Use. International journal of drug policy. ISSN: 0955-3959. 20 (4) pp. 502-08 

Neale, J. (2006) Social Exclusion, Drugs and Policy. In: Hughes, R., Lart, R., & Higate, P. eds. Drugs : policy and politics ISBN: 0335216161. Maidenhead: Open University Press. pp. 1-17

Potter, G., & Chatwin, C. (2017, in press) Not Particularly Special: Critiquing ‘NPS’ as a Category of Drugs. Drugs : education, prevention and policy. ISSN: 0968-7637; 1465-3370 (Online). DOI: 10.1080/09687637.2017.1411885

Seddon, T. (2011) What is a Problem Drug User? Addiction Research and Theory ISSN: 1606-6359. 19 (4) pp. 334–343

Young, J. (1971) The Drugtakers: The Social Meaning of Drug Use. London: Paladin. [Chapters 4 and/or 5; whole book is brilliant]

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Week 8: Lecture 2: Criminalisation of Drug Policy

Further Reading:

Bennett, T. & Holloway, K. (2010) Is UK Drug Policy Evidence-Based? International journal of drug policy. ISSN: 0955-3959. 21 (4) pp. 411-17

Buchanan, J. (2011) Drug and Alcohol Policy under New Labour: Pandering to Populism? In: Silvestre, A. ed. Lessons for the Coalition: An End of Term Report on New Labour and Criminal Justice. London: Centre for Crime and Justice Studies. pp. 48-52 - Available online: https://www.crimeandjustice.org.uk/sites/crimeandjustice.org.uk/files/end%20of%20term%20report.pdf

Duke, K. (2006) Out of Crime and into Treatment?: The Criminalization of Contemporary Drug Policy since Tackling Drugs Together. Drugs : education, prevention and policy. ISSN: 0968-7637; 1465-3370 (Online). 13 (5) pp. 409-415

Duke, K. (2013) From Crime to Recovery: The Reframing of British Drugs Policy? Journal of Drug Issues ISSN: 0022-0426. 43 (1) pp. 39-55

Nunn, K. (2002) Race, Crime and the Pool of Surplus Criminality: Or Why the "War on Drugs" was a "War on Blacks". The journal of gender, race and justice. ISSN: x000-0919. 6 (2) pp. 381-445

Seddon, T. (2007) Coerced Drug Treatment in the Criminal-Justice System: Conceptual, Ethical and Criminological Issues. Criminology & criminal justice. ISSN: 1748-8958. 7 (3) pp. 269-286

Seddon, T. (2008) Women, Harm Reduction and History: Gender Perspectives on the Emergence of the ‘British System’ of Drug Control. International journal of drug policy. ISSN: 0955-3959. 19 (2) pp. 99–105

Seddon, T. (2010) A history of drugs : drugs and freedom in the liberal age ISBN: 9780415480277 (hbk.) : £70.00; 0415480272 (hbk.) : £70.00. London: Routledge-Cavendish.

Shiner, M. (2013) British Drug Policy and the Modern State: Reconsidering the Criminalisation Thesis. Journal of social policy. ISSN: 0047-2794. 42 (3) pp. 623-643

Stevens, A. (2011) Drugs, crime and public health : the political economy of drug policy ISBN: 9780415491044 (hbk.) : £70.00; 0415491045 (hbk.) : £70.00, Abingdon: Routledge (Chapters Four and Five)

Wacquant, L. (1999) Suitable Enemies: Foreigners and Immigrants in the Prisons of Europe. Punishment & society. ISSN: 1462-4745. 1 (2) pp. 215-222

Wodak, A. (2014) The Abject Failure of Drug Prohibition. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology ISSN: 0004-8658; 1837-9273. 47 (2) pp. 190-201

Yates, R. (2002) A Brief History of British Drug Policy, 1950-2001. Drugs : education, prevention and policy. ISSN: 0968-7637; 1465-3370 (Online). 9 (2) pp. 113-124

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Week 9 Lecture 1: Crime in the Community

Key Texts

Further reading

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Week 9 Lecture 2: Counter-Terrorism and Community Cohesion

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Further reading

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Week 10 Lecture 1: Responding to Crime: Urban Riots and the History of Control

Key Texts:

  • Slater, T. (2011) ‘From “criminality” to marginality: rioting against a broken state’, Human geography. ISSN: 1942-7786, 4, 3: 106-115

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Week 10 Lecture 2: Responding to Crime: The Criminalisation of Urban Space and Poverty

Key Texts:

Baillergeau, E (2014) “Governing public nuisance: Collaboration and conflict regarding the presence of homeless people in public spaces of Montreal”, Critical social policy. ISSN: 0261-0183, 34 (3): 354-373.

Fassin, D (2013) Enforcing order : an ethnography of urban policing ISBN: 9780745664798 (hbk.); 9780745664804 (pbk.). Polity (Chapter 3) Chapter 1 ‘Situation’

Squires, P (2008) ASBO nation : the criminalisation of nuisance ISBN: 9781847420275 (pbk.) : £24.99; 9781847420282 (hbk.) : £65.00; 1847420281 (hbk.) : £65.00; 1847420273 (pbk.) : £24.99. Policy Press: Bristol Goldsmith, C ‘Cameras, cops and contracts: what anti-social behaviour management feels like to young people’

Wacquant, L (2009) “The Body, the Ghetto and the Penal State.” Qualitative sociology. ISSN: 0162-0436, 32-1: 101-129

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Week 11 Lecture 1: Essay and Assessment Tips and Tricks

Key Texts:

*Any updated version written by Stella Cottrell such as: Cottrell, S. (2008). The Study Skills Handbook. Third Edition. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Bonnett, A. (2001). How to argue : a student's guide ISBN: 0130193240. Harlow: Pearson Prentice Hall.

Brown, K. & Hood, S. (1989). Writing matters : writing skills and strategies for students of English ISBN: 0521348951. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Clanchy, J. & Ballard, B. (1999). How to Write Essays: A Practical Guide for Students. Melbourne: Longman.

Creme P. & Lea, M.R., (2003) Writing at University – a guide for students, Buckingham, OU Press

Greetham, B. (2001). How to Write Better Essays. Basingstoke: Palgrave

Lovell, D.W. & Moore, R.D. (1992). Essay writing and style guide for politics and the social sciences ISBN: 0909266263. Canberra: Australasian Political Studies Association

Marshall, L. & Frances, R. (2003). A Guide to Learning Independently. Third Edition. Maidenhead: OUP.

Northedge, A., (1990) The Good Study Guide, Milton Keynes, Open University Press

Peck, J. & Coyle, M. (2005). The Student’s Guide to Writing, Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

*Redman, P. (2006). Good Essay Writing. Third Edition. London: Sage.

Trzeciak, J. & Mackay, S.E. (2003). Study Skills for Academic Writing. Essex: Pearson Education Ltd.

Turner, J. (2002). How to study : a short introduction ISBN: 0761968083 (pbk.) : £14.99; 0761968075. London: Sage Publications (particularly Chapter 9 ‘Finding Your Academic Voice’).

Warburton, N. (2008). The Basics of Essay Writing. Abingdon: Routledge.

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Week 11 Lecture 2: Round-up

This final lecture gives an overview of the module. There are no readings.

This list was last updated on 05/02/2018