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Research Profile

Mr Adam Edwards 


Selected Publications

Books

 

 

Digital Society: Theory, Method and Data, 2015, London, Sage (with W. Housley, M. Williams and P. Burnap)

Transnational Organised Crime: Perspectives on global security, 2003/2006, London, Routledge (with P. Gill)

Crime Control and Community: The new politics of public safety, 2002, Cullompton, Willan Publishing (with G. Hughes)

 

Journal Articles

'Knowing the Tweeters: Deriving Sociologically Relevant Demographics from Twitter', Sociological Research Online, accepted for publication in 2013 (with Sloan, L., Morgan, J., Housley, W., Williams, M.L., Burnap, P. & Rana, O.)

‘Detecting Tension in Online Communities with Computational Twitter Analysis’, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, published on-line first, May 2013 (with Matthew Williams, William Housley, Peter Burnap, Omer Rana, Nick Avis)

‘Policing Cyber-Neighbourhoods: tension monitoring and social media networks’, Policing and Society, published on-line 20th March 2013, DOI: 10.1080/10439463.2013.780225 (with Matthew Williams, William Housley, Peter Burnap, Omer Rana, Nick Avis & Jeffrey Morgan).

Digital Social Research, Social Media and the Sociological Imagination: Surrogacy, Augmentation and Re-orientation’, International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2013, 16/3: 245-260 (with W. Housley, Matthew Williams, Luke Sloan and Malcolm Williams).

‘Introduction’, Special Issue on Computational Social Science: Research Strategies, Design and Methods, International Journal of Social Research Methodology, Special Issue, 2013, 16/3: 173-6. (with W. Housley, M.L. Williams and M. Williams)

‘Comparative European criminology and the question of urban security’, European Journal of Criminology, 2013, 10/3: 257-9 (with G. Hughes)

‘Urban security in Europe: translating a concept in public criminology’, European Journal of Criminology, 2013, 10/3: 260-83 (with G. Hughes and N. Lord).

‘Powers, liabilities and expertise in community safety: comparative lessons for ‘urban security’ from the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland’, European Journal of Criminology, 2013, 10/3: 326-340 (with G. Hughes, M. Bowden, D. Gilling, A. Henry  and J. Topping).

‘Public Safety Regimes: Negotiated orders and political analysis in criminology’, Criminology and Criminal Justice, 12/4: 433-58, 2012 (with G. Hughes)

 ‘Third Wave Criminology: Guns, Crime and Social Order’, Criminology and Criminal Justice, 9/3: 379-397 (with J. Sheptycki, 2009)

‘Guns, Crime and Social Order’, Criminology and Criminal Justice, 9/3: 259 – 264 (with J. Sheptycki, 2009)

‘Researching the Organisation of Serious Crimes’, Criminology and Criminal Justice, 8/4: 363-388 (with M. Levi, 2008)

‘Preface: The Organisation of Serious Crimes’, Criminology and Criminal Justice, 8/4: 359 – 361 (with M. Levi, 2008).

 ‘Comparing the Governance of Safety in Europe: A Geo-Historical Approach’, Theoretical Criminology, 9/3: 345-363 (with G. Hughes, 2005)

‘The Politics of Transnational Organised Crime: Discourse, Reflexivity and the Narration of Threat’, British Journal of Politics and International Relations, 4/2: 245-70 (with P. Gill, 2002)

‘Crime as Enterprise? The Case of Transnational Organised Crime’, Crime, Law and Social Change, 37/3: 203-23 (with P. Gill, 2002)

‘Community Governance, Crime Control and Local Diversity’, Crime Prevention and Community Safety: An International Journal, 2/3: 35-54 (with J. Benyon, 2000)

‘Coming to Terms with Transnational Organised Crime’, International Journal of Risk, Security and Crime Prevention, 1998, 3/2: 87-90 (with P. Gill, 1998)

 

Book Chapters

‘Crime Prevention and Public Safety in Europe: Challenges for comparative criminology’, in S. Body-Gendrot, R. Levy and M, Hough (Eds.) The Handbook of European Criminology, London, Routledge (in print 2013, with G. Hughes and N. Lord).

 ‘The Organisation of Serious Crimes: Key Trends in Policy and Research’, in J. Rafailovich., S. Gabova and S. Popov (Eds.) Organized Crime, Civil Society and the Policy Process, Sofia, RiskMonitor Foundation and Open Society Institute, 2011.

 ‘Policy Transfer’, in A. Wakefield and J. Fleming (Eds.) The Sage Dictionary of Policing, London, Sage, 2009.

 ‘The Preventive Turn and the Promotion of Safer Communities in England and Wales’, in A. Crawford (Ed.) Crime Prevention Policies in Comparative Perspective, Cullompton, Willan Publishing (with G. Hughes, 2009).

 ‘Inventing Community Safety’, in P. Carlen (Ed.) Imaginary Penalities, Cullompton, Willan Publishing, ISBN: 978-1-84392-3756 (with G. Hughes, 2008)

 ‘Resilient Fabians? Anti-Social Behaviour and Community Safety Work in Wales’, in P. Squires (Ed.) ASBO Nation: The criminalization of nuisance,, Bristol, Policy Press, ISBN: 978-1-84742-027-5 (with G. Hughes, 2008)

 ‘Crime Control and Community Safety in Milton Keynes, UK’, in K. Sessar et al (Eds.) GrossStadtangste – Anxious cities: Untersuchungen zu Unsicherheitsgefuhlen und Sicherheitspolitiken in europaischen Kommunen. Berlin: Lit Verlag. (with G. Hughes, R. Solly and M. Follett, 2007)

 ‘Governance’, in E. McLaughlin and J. Muncie (Eds.) The Sage Dictionary of Criminology, 2nd Ed. London: Sage, pp. 189 – 191, ISBN: 1-4129-1085-4 2006

 ‘Crime Prevention in Context’, in N. Tilley (Ed.) The Handbook of Crime Prevention and Community Safety. Cullompton: Willan, pp. 14-34. ISBN: 1-84392-146-4 (with G. Hughes, 2005)

‘Transnational Organised Crime’, in J. Sheptycki and A. Wardak (Eds.) Transnational and Comparative Criminology in a Global Context. London: Glasshouse Press, pp. 211-225, ISBN: 1-90438-505-2 (sole-authored, 2005)

 ‘Policy Transfer in Local Crime Control: beyond naïve emulation’, in T. Newburn and R. Sparks (Eds.) Criminal Justice and Political Cultures.  Willan: Cullomption, pp. 209-233, ISBN: 1-84392-054-9 (with K. Stenson, 2004).

‘After Transnational Organised Crime? The politics of public safety’, in A. Edwards and P. Gill (Eds.) Transnational Organised Crime: Perspectives on global security. London: Routledge, pp. 264-281. ISBN: 0-415-30095-9 (with P. Gill, 2003)

 ‘Introduction’, in A. Edwards and P. Gill (Eds.) Transnational Organised Crime: Perspectives on global security. London: Routledge, pp. 1-6, ISBN: 0-415-30095-9 (with P. Gill, 2003)

‘Learning from diversity: the strategic dilemmas of community-based crime control’, in G. Hughes and A. Edwards (Eds.) Crime Control and Community: The new politics of public safety. Cullompton: Willan Publishing, pp. 140-166, ISBN: 1-903240-54-9 (sole-authored, 2002)

 ‘Introduction: the community governance of crime control’, in G. Hughes and A. Edwards (Eds.) Crime Control and Community: The new politics of public safety. Cullompton: Willan Publishing, pp. 1-19: ISBN: 1-903240-54-9 (with G. Hughes, 2002)

‘Crime Control and Liberal Government: the “third way” and the return of the local’, in K. Stenson and R. Sullivan (Eds.) Crime, Risk and Security. Cullompton: Willan Publishing (with K. Stenson, 2001)

 ‘Networking and Crime Control at the Local Level’, in M. Ryan, S. Savage and D. Wall (Eds.) Policy Networks in Criminal Justice. London: Palgrave. (with J. Benyon,  2001)

 ‘Community Governance and Crime Prevention’, in G. Stoker (Ed) The New Management of Local Governance. London: Macmillan (with J. Benyon, 1999)

 ‘Crime and Public Order’, in P. Dunleavy et al (Eds.) Developments in British Politics 5. London: Macmillan (with J. Benyon, 1997)

 ‘Reflections on Recent Developments in ‘‘Social Control’’’, in W. Hammerschick et al (eds) Jahrbuck fur Rechts und Kriminalsoziologie, 1995. Baden Baden: Nomos  (with R. Matthews, 1996).

 

Review articles

‘The Criminological Imagination by Jock Young’, Journal of Law and Society, 39/2: 312-16, 2012.