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Publications by Members of the Middlesex Prison Research Group


Denney, J. N., DeMarco, J. N. & McNaboe, L. (2021). Extremism and the law: An academic review. Report prepared for the Commission for Countering Extremism.

Key, R., Underwood, A., Farnham, F., Marzano, L., & Hawton, K. (2021). Suicidal behavior in individuals accused or convicted of child sex abuse or indecent image offenses: Systematic review of prevalence and risk factors. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 00, 1-14.


Coleman, Michelle https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/images/orcid_16x16.png (2020) The Tension Between the Presumption of Innocence and Victims' Participation Rights at the International Criminal Court. International Criminal Law Review, 20, 2, 371-393.

Coleman, Michelle esprint (2020) 'Culture' and Sentencing at the International Criminal Court. In J. Fraser and B. McGonighle Leyh (Eds.) Intersections of Law and Culture at the International Criminal Court. UK: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd.

Cracknell, Matthew https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/images/orcid_16x16.png?v=1605288534422 (2020) Post-sentence Supervision: A Case-study of the Extension of Community Resettlement Support for Short Sentence Prisoners. Probation Journal, 67 (4), 340-357.

Cracknell, Matthew https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/images/orcid_16x16.png and Trebilcock, Julie https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/images/orcid_16x16.png (2020) Transforming Rehabilitation: A Failed Experiment in Throughcare and Offender Reintegration. In P. Birch and L. Sicard (Eds.) Prisons and Community Corrections Critical Issues and Emerging Controversies. London: Routledge.

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, JaneMartschuk, NatalieCheung, 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. https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/images/orcid_16x16.png (2020) Producing the 'Problem' of New Psychoactive Substances (NPS) in English prisons. International Journal of Drug Policy, 80, 1-8.

Duke, Karen L. https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/images/orcid_16x16.png 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.https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/images/orcid_16x16.pngNeuhann, 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)

Goodman, Anthony and Trebilcock, Julie. https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/images/orcid_16x16.png (2020) Probation and Parole: History, Policy Change and Mental Health. In S. Henning (Eds.) International Handbook on Psychopathic Disorders and the Law.  UK: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

Guest, Carly https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/images/orcid_16x16.png and Seoighe, Rachel (2020) Familiarity and Strangeness: Seeing Everyday Practices of Punishment and Resistance in Holloway Prison. Punishment and Society, 22, 3, 353-375.

Lamsma, Jelle https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/images/orcid_16x16.pngCahn, Wiepke and Fazel, Seena (2020) Cognition and Violent Behaviour in Psychotic Disorders: A Nationwide Case-control Study. Schizophrenia Research: Cognition, 19.

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)

Trebilcock, Julie https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/images/orcid_16x16.png (2020) Dangerous and Severe Personality Disorder (DSPD) and the Offender Personality Disorder Pathway (OPDP): Lessons from the UK. In A. Felthous and S. Henning (Eds.) International Handbook on Psychopathic Disorders and the Law. UK: John Wiley & Sons Ltd.

Weston, Samantha and Trebilcock, Julie https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/images/orcid_16x16.png (2020) This Isn’t Just a Case of Taking Someone to the Hospital’: Police Approaches and Management of Situations Involving Persons with Mental Ill health in the Custody Suite and Beyond. In J. McDaniel, K. Moss and K. Pease (Eds.) Policing and Mental Health Theory, Policy and Practice. London: Routledge.


Cohen, RachelTrebilcock, Julie https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/images/orcid_16x16.pngWeaver, Tim https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/images/orcid_16x16.png and Moran, Paul (2019) The Offender Personality Disorder pathway for women in England and Wales: A Hopeful New Development? Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health, 29, 5-6, 257-260.

Gray, NatalieWard, Jennifer https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/images/orcid_16x16.png 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.

Lamsma, Jelle https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/images/orcid_16x16.pngCahn, WiepkeFazel, Seena and GROUP and NEDEN Investigators (2019) Use of Illicit Substances and Violent Behaviour in Psychotic Disorders: Two Nationwide Case-control Studies and Meta-analyses. Psychological Medicine.

Ward, Jennifer https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/images/orcid_16x16.png (2019) Problem-solving Criminal Justice: Developments in England and Wales. Utrecht Law Review, 14, 3, 7-18.


Coleman, Michelle https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/images/orcid_16x16.png (2018) A Puzzling Presumption: Determining the Presumption of Innocence's Place in the Law. Queen Mary Law Journal: Special Conference Issue Autumn, 97-108.

Cracknell, Matthew https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/images/orcid_16x16.png (2018) Post-release Reforms for Short Prison Sentences: Re-legitimising and Widening the Net of Punishment. Probation Journal, 65, 3, 302-315.

Ruggiero, Vincenzo https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/images/orcid_16x16.png (2018) No Prison: Old and New Challenges. In: No Prison. M. Pavarini and L. Ferrai (Eds.) EG Press,


Kolind, Torsten and Duke, Karen L. https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/images/orcid_16x16.png (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 https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/images/orcid_16x16.png (2017) The Economic Field and the End of Mass Incarceration. Social Justice: A Journal of Crime, Conflict and World Order, 44, 4, 107-118.

Trebilcock, Julie https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/images/orcid_16x16.png and Worrall, Anne (2017) The Importance of Throughcare and Resettlement for Working with Violent and Sexual Offenders. In J. L. Ireland, C. A. Ireland and P. Birch (Eds.) Violent and Sexual Offenders: Assessment, Treatment and Management. London: Routledge.

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.


Duke, Karen L. https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/images/orcid_16x16.png and Kolind, Torsten (2016) The Prison Population and Illegal Drug Use. In T. Kolind, B. Thom and G. Hunt (Eds.) Handbook on Drug and Alcohol Studies: Social Science Perspectives. London: Sage Publications.

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)

Marzano, Lisa Hawton, KeithRivlin, AdrienneSmith, E. NaomiPiper, Mary and Fazel, Seena (2016) Prevention of suicidal behaviour in prisons: an overview of initiatives based on a systematic review of research on near-lethal suicide attempts. Crisis - The Journal of Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention, 37 (5) . pp. 323-334. ISSN 0227-5910 [Article] (doi:10.1027/0227-5910/a000394)

Ruggiero, Vincenzo https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/images/orcid_16x16.png (2016) Houses for the Poor: Continental European Prisons. In Y. Jewkes, J. Bennett and B. Crewe (Eds.) Handbook on Prisons. London: Routledge.

Ward, Jennifer https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/images/orcid_16x16.png (2016) Transforming Summary Justice: Modernisation in the Lower Criminal Courts. London: Routledge.


Lamsma, Jelle https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/images/orcid_16x16.png and Harte, Joke M. (2015) Violence in psychosis: conceptualizing its causal relationship with risk factors. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 24, 75-82.

Porteous, David, Adler, Joanna R. https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/images/orcid_16x16.png and Davidson, Julia (2015) The Development of Specialist Support Services for Young People who have Offended and who have also been Victims of Crime, Abuse and/or Violence: Final Report. London: MOPAC.

Marzano, L., Adler, J. R., & Ciclitira, K. (2015). Responding to repetitive, non‐suicidal self‐harm in an English male prison: Staff experiences, reactions, and concerns. Legal and Criminological Psychology20(2), 241-254.

Trebilcock, Julie https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/images/orcid_16x16.png and Dockley, Anita (2015) A Very High Price to Pay?’: Transforming Rehabilitation and Short Prison Sentences for Women. In J. Annison, J. Brayford and J. Deering (Eds.) Women and Criminal Justice: From the Corston Report to Transforming Rehabilitation. London: Policy Press.

Ruggiero, Vincenzo https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/images/orcid_16x16.png (2015) The Legacy of Abolitionism. Champ Pénal/Penal Field, XII.

Ward, Jennifer https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/images/orcid_16x16.png (2015) Transforming 'Summary Justice' Through Police-led Prosecution and 'Virtual Courts': Is 'Procedural Due Process' being Undermined? British Journal of Criminology, 55, 2, 341-358.

Ward, Jennifer and Warkel, Katie. (2015) Northampton Youth Offending Service Review Panel Evaluation- Final Report. London: Middlesex University.

Ward, Jennifer (2015) Changing Prisons in Challenging Times. Middlesex Minds blogpost- 27 March.  www.mdxminds.com

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