FORA.tv Speaker - Adam Crawford

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Biography

Adam Crawford is the Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice and Director of the Centre for Criminal Justice Studies at the University of Leeds. He has published widely on themes of policing, community safety, restorative justice and criminal justice policy. His publications include: Youth Offending and Restorative Justice, The Local Governance of Crime, and Crime Prevention and Community Safety, Integrating Victims in Restorative Youth Justice. He is a member of the Scientific Committee of the Groupe Europen de Recherche sur les Normativits (GERN) network and Steering Committee of a three year European Commission funded co-ordination action project entitled CRIMPREV, involving more than 30 institutions representing 11 European countries. His is on the editorial boards of the British Journal of Criminology, European Journal of Criminology and Deviance et Societe. He is currently completing a book on the contractual governance of anti-social behaviour for Cambridge University Press. He is a member of the steering committee for the European Commission funded Co-ordination Action. In October 2005, he was elected Academician of the Academy of Learned Societies for the Social Sciences. He has managed numbers empirical research studies into aspects of policing, community safety and youth justice. He recently completed a research study of the use and impact of dispersal orders as means of policing anti-social behaviour for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. He is currently conducting research commissioned by the Nuffield Foundation exploring the impact of anti-social behaviour interventions on young people.

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Battle of Ideas: Scared of the Kids

11.02.08 | 01:30:37 min | 4 comments