|University of Salford, School of Humanities, Languages and Social Sciences, Crescent House, The Crescent, Salford, M5 4WT.|
- Crime and criminal justice in Latin America, with a particular focus on Venezuela. Current main interest: collective morality as seen in commentary on crime across the Americas. Recent previous work: use of force by the police, prisons and alternatives to imprisonment.
External Examiner for the undergraduate programme in Criminology.
Examines moral talk about crime, as seen in six newspapers from the Americas, and its role in constituting a notional community of honourable citizens.
Presents comparisons of the nature of confinement in Anglo America and Latin America, arguing that penal facilities in the latter region have lower levels of control and are best characterised as providing internment rather tha... more >>.
Examines the salience and content of police commentary about crime, and commentary about the police, in a sample of newspaper articles drawn from Latin America and North America. Compared to North America, the Latin American po... more >>.
Reviews the development of Criminology teaching in the Universidad de Los Andes, Venezuela, and examines the different ways in which the discipline equips graduates for work in research and the criminal justice sector.
A comparison of normative discourse about crime and control as found in commentaries on crime published in Latin American and North American newspapers.
A presentation of preliminary findings from my project comparing commentaries on crime published in newspapers in the hemisphere.