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2022 Co-Investigator (Jenni Ward) Evaluation of the Newham Young Adult Transitions Probation Hub pilot (with Jake Phillips Sheffield Hallam University) funded by Ministry of Justice, UK.

2021 Co-Investigators (Jenni Ward & Matt Cracknell) Resettlement Experiences of People Supported by the Charity ‘Prisoners Abroad’ (with Matt Cracknell) funded by Prisoners Abroad, UK.



Belton, I. K., & Dhami, M. K. (in press) The Role of Character-based Personal Mitigation in Sentencing Judgements. Journal of Empirical Legal Studies.

Duke, K., Gleeson, H., MacGregor, S & Thom, B. (2023) The Risk Matrix: Drug‐related Deaths in Prisons in England and Wales, 2015–2020. Journal of Community Psychology.

Ward, J. and Cracknell, M. (2023) ‘Prisoners Abroad Resettlement Service: Housing Security and Lessons for Probation. Probation Quarterly, Issue 27, 21-25.


Dhami, M. K. & van den Brink, Y. A (2022) A multi-disciplinary and Comparative Approach to Evaluating Pre-trial Detention Decisions: Towards Evidence-based Reform. European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research, 28, 381-395. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10610-022-09510-0

Duke, K. and Trebilcock, J. (2022) ‘Keeping a lid on it’: Exploring ‘problematisations’ of prescribed medication in prisons in the UK, International Journal of Drug Policy 100, 103515.

Duke, K., Gleeson, H., Dabrowska, K., Dich Herold, M., Ronaldo, S. & Thom, B. (2022) Building Cultures of Participation: Involving Young People in Contact with the Criminal Justice System in the Development of Drug Interventions in the United Kingdom, Denmark, Italy and Poland. Youth Justice 23, 1, 97-116.

Basak, C. & Leach, P. (2022) The Fate of Osman Kavala. Politico https://www.politico.eu/article/human-rights-the-fate-of-osman-kavala-matters-europen-court-echr-turkey/

Ruggiero, V. (2022) ‘Convicts, Crime and Evil’ in Ruggiero, V. (Ed.) Critical Criminology Today, London and New York: Routledge.

Ruggiero, V. (2022) ‘Crime, Punishment and Utopia’ in Ruggiero, V. (Ed.) Critical Criminology Today, London and New York: Routledge.

Ward, J. (2022) Contemporary Issues in Criminal Procedure, in E. Johnston (Ed.) Challenges in Criminal Justice. London: Routledge.

Ward, J. & Spence, R. (2022) Criminal Court Sentencing: The Case for Specialist Young Adult Courts. British Journal of Criminology, The British Journal of Criminology, 63, 4, 1041–1057 https://doi.org/10.1093/bjc/azac076

Cracknell, M. and Ward, J. (2022) The Resettlement Experiences of People Supported by the Charity Prisoners Abroad. London: Prisoners Abroad.

Dhami, K. (2022) Sentencing Multiple- versus Single-offence Cases: Does More Crime mean less Punishment?British Journal of Criminology, 62, 1, 55-72.


Ward, J. (2021) The Return of ‘Drugs Courts’: Some Important Considerations Blogpost to ‘The Justice Gap ’


Liddar, A., MacNaboe, L. & DeMarco, J. N. (2020). Security in faith communities: Safety and protection. Report prepared for the Hate Crime Team, Home Office.

Dhami, Mandeep K.Weiss-Cohen, Leonardo and Ayton, Peter (2020) Are people experiencing the ‘pains of imprisonment’ during the Covid-19 lockdown? Frontiers in Psychology, section Personality and Social Psychology, 11 , 578430. ISSN 1664-1078 [Article] (doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2020.578430)

Dhami, Mandeep K.Goodman-Delahunty, Jane, Martschuk, Natalie Cheung, Sang and Belton, Ian (2020) Disengaging and rehabilitating high-value detainees: a small scale qualitative study. Journal for Deradicalization (22) . pp. 66-96. [Article]

Duke, Karen L. (2020) Producing the 'Problem' of New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) in English prisons. International Journal of Drug Policy , 80, 1-8.

Duke, Karen L. and Kolind, Torsten (2020) Framing and Reframing Drug ‘Problems’ in Prison spaces and populations. In: Risk and substance use: framing dangerous people and dangerous places. Eds. S. MacGregor, B. Thom Routledge Studies in the Sociology of Health and Illness. London: Routledge.

Moazen, Babak, Dolan, Kate , Moghaddam, Sahar Saeedi, Lotfizadeh, Masoud , Duke, Karen L.Neuhann, Florian, Stöver, Heino and Jahn, Albrecht (2020) Availability, Accessibility and Coverage of Needle and Syringe Programs in Prisons in the European Union: A Multi-stage Scoping Review. Epidemiologic Reviews . (Accepted/In press)

Guest, Carly and Seoighe, Rachel (2020) Familiarity and Strangeness: Seeing Everyday Practices of Punishment and Resistance in Holloway Prison. Punishment and Society , 22, 3, 353-375.

Powell, ClaireCiclitira, Karen and Marzano, Lisa (2020) ‘Overwhelmed and powerless’: Staff perspectives on mother-infant separations in English prisons. Journal of Criminal Psychology . ISSN 2009-3829 [Article] (Published online first) (doi:10.1108/JCP-04-2020-0017)


Gray, NatalieWard, Jennifer and Fogarty, Jenny (2019) Transformative learning through university and prison partnerships: reflections from ‘Learning Together’ pedagogical practice. Journal of Prison Education and Reentry, 6 (1) . pp. 7-24.

Ward, Jennifer (2019) Problem-solving Criminal Justice: Developments in England and Wales. Utrecht Law Review, 14, 3, 7-18.


Ruggiero, Vincenzo (2018) No Prison: Old and New Challenges. In: No Prison. M. Pavarini and L. Ferrai (Eds.) EG Press,


Kolind, Torsten and Duke, Karen L. (2017) Drugs in Prisons: Exploring Use, Control, Treatment and Policy. Drugs: Education, Prevention, and Policy , 23, 2, 89-92.

Powell, ClaireCiclitira, Karen and Marzano, Lisa (2017) Mother-infant separations in prison. A systematic attachment-focused review of the academic and grey literature. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology , 28 (6) . pp. 790-810. ISSN 1478-9949 [Article] (doi:10.1080/14789949.2017.1324580)

Powell, ClaireMarzano, Lisa and Ciclitira, Karen (2017) Mother-infant separations in prison. A systematic attachment-focused policy review. The Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology , 28 (2) . pp. 274-289. ISSN 1478-9949 [Article] (doi:10.1080/14789949.2016.1204465)

Marzano, Lisa, Ciclitira, Karen and Adler, Joanna R. (2016) Non-suicidal self-harm amongst incarcerated men: a qualitative study. Journal of Criminal Psychology , 6 (4) . pp. 157-172. ISSN 2009-3829 [Article] (doi:10.1108/JCP-04-2016-0017)

Ruggiero, Vincenzo (2017) The Economic Field and the End of Mass Incarceration. Social Justice: A Journal of Crime, Conflict and World Order, 44, 4, 107-118.

Ward, Jennifer, Gray, Natalie and Cracknell, Matthew (2017) Transformative Learning Through University and Prison Partnerships. Final report to Centre for Academic Practice (CAPE). London: Middlesex University.

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