Monday 28 January 2019

#HCNet Chair wins book prize

Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA) Theory and History Prize

Updated 17/04/19.
Historical Criminology Network Chair David Churchill has been awarded the 2019 Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA) Theory and History Prize. The Prize is awarded annually ‘for a book that makes a contribution to socio-legal theory or socio-legal history’. This post previously announced David's nomination. 

David’s book – Crime Control and Everyday Life in the Victorian City: The Police and the Public – was published by Oxford University Press in 2017. It advances a new interpretation of urban policing and crime control in the era of the new police, stressing the role of the civilian public in dealing with crime on their own terms. Further information about the book is available here

The award was announced at the SLSA annual conference, University of Leeds, on 4 April 2019. The list of previous winners of the Prize is available here

A pile of library books in black and white, including Durkheim, Giddens and Bourdieu.
Sociology books by @Cameraman_Phil via Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0


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