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SSHRC IDG Awarded 2018. This study aims to answer the question: ‘How has the illicit introduction of opioid fentanyl and its ‘analogues’ such as carfentanyl, altered life in Alberta’s prisons? In Canada's opioid crisis, prisons end up housing a disproportionate number of the marginalized and...
Crime and deviance in heterogeneous societies: the impact of the imposition of western norms on the aboriginal peoples of Canada and ZimbabweDownload
Explains aboriginal criminality through the application of general criminogenesis theories, and compares both societies' definitions and responses to deviation. Examines proposals for legal system reform.
SSHRC IDG Awarded 2018: The proposed research focuses on suicide terrorism. It investigates operatives or captives of Boko Haram (Nigeria) who deliberately refused to detonate their suicide vests. Scholars have overwhelmingly focused on "successful" suicide terrorism with much attention on the...
Gazing across the heterogeneous discourses claiming the rubric of criminology, a casual observer will likely be struck by pervasive discussions aimed at solving the 'crime problem'. Alongside the blaring choruses of technical experts one finds the hushed muses of sceptics and critics. They worry...
Classification systems in prisons have consequences in both formal and informal ways for inmates. Protective custody (PC) units are especially unique spaces in which traditionally the most vilified populations – informally often referred to as “skinners, rats, and scaredy cats” – have been...
This article returns to a colonial discourse on crime, criminals, and punishment that the court of justice enunciated and followed during an 8-year British occupation of the Cape of Good Hope in the latter part of 1795. Tapping unusually frank juridical discussions on criminality and punishment...
SSHRC Awarded Invited PG (stage 2) 2015: The objective of the Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism, Security and Society (TSAS) is to develop the sound empirical data and theoretical insights needed to support effective, legally responsible, and socially engaged counter-terrorism policies...