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Prof Simon Winlow


Department: Social Sciences

Simon has previously worked at Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, the University of York and Teesside University, where he established the Teesside Centre of Realist Criminology with Professor Steve Hall in 2012. Simon is an interdisciplinary scholar, but he has particular expertise in sociology and criminology. He is currently the Vice President of the British Society of Criminology.

Simon Winlow

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Shock and Awe: On Progressive Minimalism and Retreatism, and the New Ultra-Realism, Winlow, S., Hall, S. Mar 2019, In: Critical Criminology
  • What lies beneath?, Winlow, S. 2 Nov 2019, Deviant Leisure, Cham, Palgrave
  • Big Trouble or Little Evils, Hall, S., Winlow, S. Jun 2018, Zemiology, Palgrave
  • Criminology and consumerism, Winlow, S., Hall, S. Aug 2017, Alternative Criminologies, Taylor & Francis
  • The Rise of the Right, Winlow, S., Hall, S., Treadwell, J. 18 Jan 2017
  • The Uses of Catastrophism, Winlow, S. 31 May 2017, Building Better Societies, Policy Press
  • ‘Throughout my life I’ve had people walk all over me’: Trauma in the lives of violent men, Ellis, A., Winlow, S., Hall, S. 1 Nov 2017, In: The Sociological Review
  • Keeping It Real, Hall, S., Winlow, S. 10 Jun 2016, Illegal Entrepreneurship, ‘Organised Crime’ and Social Control, Springer
  • Realist Criminology and its Discontents, Winlow, S., Hall, S. 1 Sep 2016, In: International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy


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