Criminology

The Myths of Offender Profiling.

Recent publications have encouraged me not to keep quiet about this any longer. Now is the time to explain why I find the term ‘profiling’ so problematic yet get stuck with using it.

7 years ago
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Scotland the Brave?

The referendum on Scottish independence, scheduled for 2014, may be regarded as an amusing abstraction for those outside Scotland but within it raises many questions about Scottish identity and what is special about Scottish society.

7 years ago
94

The Internet Black Widow

When some journalist awards a case a sobriquet like The Railway Rapist, or the Moors Murderers that the media has got its teeth into the case and will shake as much life out of it as possible.

7 years ago
85

Hate Rock 101

A sociologist explains why Sikh temple shooter Wade M. Page’s white-power music scene is dying out, just as we’re all discovering it.

7 years ago
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Teaching Internet Ethics

Apparently Luka Rocco Magnotta made videos of himself killing cats and eating parts of his murdered victim, making the videos […]

8 years ago
85
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