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2018

Walby, S. and Towers, J. (2018) ‘Untangling the concept of coercive control: Theorizing domestic violent crime’, Criminology & Criminal Justice. DOI: 10.1177/1748895817743541

2017

Aitkin, M., Duy, V. and Francis, B. (2017) ‘Statistical modelling of a terrorist network‘, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A, 180(3): 751–768.

Walby, S. and Towers, J. (2017) ‘Measuring violence to end violence: mainstreaming gender,’ Journal of Gender-Based Violence, 1(1): 11–31.

Walby, S., Towers, J., Balderston, S., Corradi, C., Francis, B., Heiskanen, M., Helweg-Larsen, K., Mergaert, L., Olive, P., Palmer, E., Stöckl, H. and  Strid, S. (2017) The concept and measurement of violence against women and men. Bristol: Policy Press.

2016

Barlow, C. (2016) Coercion and Women Co-offenders: A Gendered Pathway into Crime. Bristol: Policy Press

Towers, J., Walby. S. and Francis, B. (2016) Response to ONS ‘Consultation on methodology for addressing high frequency repeat victimisation in Crime Survey for England and Wales estimates.’ Lancaster University.

Walby, S. (2016) Ensuring data collection and research on violence against women and domestic violence: Article 11 of the Istanbul Convention. Council of Europe.

Walby, S., Apitzsch, B., Armstrong, J., Balderston, S., Follis, K., Francis, B., Kelly L., May-Chahal, C., Rashid, A., Shire, K., Towers, J. and Tunte, M. (2016) Study on gender dimension of trafficking in human beings. Final Report. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.

Walby, S., Towers, J. and Francis, B. (2016) ‘Is violent crime increasing or decreasing? A new methodology to measure repeat attacks making visible the significance of gender and domestic relations,’ British Journal of Criminology, 56(6): 1203–1234.

Walby, S., Towers, J., Francis, B., Shire, K., Kelly, L., Apitzsch, B., Armstrong, J., Balderston, S., Fish, A., Hardaker, C., Kirby, S., May-Chahal, C. and Palmer, E. (2016) Comprehensive policy review of anti-trafficking projects funded by the European CommissionHOME/2014/ISFP/PR/THBX/0052. Final Report. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.

2015

Aitkin, M., Duy, V. and Francis, B. (2015) ‘A new Bayesian approach for determining the number of components in a finite mixture’, Metron, 73(2): 155–175.

Francis, B., Hargreaves, C. and Soothill, K. (2015) ‘Changing patterns of sex offending convictions: disentangling age, year and generational effects over time’,  in Blokland, A. and Lussier, P (eds.) Sex offenders: A criminal career approach. Wiley: New York, 231–256.

Francis, B. and Liu, J. (2015) ‘Modelling escalation in crime seriousness: a latent variable approach’, Metron, 73(2): 277–297.

Francis, B., Peelo, M.  and Soothill, K. (2015) ‘Blackmail’ in Oxford Bibliographies Online in Wright, R. (ed.) Criminology. New York: Oxford University Press.

Walby, Sylvia (2015) Crisis. Cambridge: Polity Press.

Walby, S., Olive, P., Towers, J., Francis, B., Strid, S., Krizsan, A., Lombardo, E., May-Chahal, C., Franzway, S., Sugarman, D.,  Agarwal, B. and Armstrong, J. (2015) Stopping rape: Towards a comprehensive policy. Bristol: Policy Press.

2014

Aitkin, M., Duy, V. and Francis, B. (2017) ‘Statistical modelling of a terrorist network‘, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A, 180(3): 751–768.

Walby, S. and Olive, P. (2014) Estimating the costs of gender-based violence in the European UnionEuropean Institute for Gender Equality: Vilnius.

Walby, S., Towers, J. and Francis, B. (2014) ‘Mainstreaming domestic and gender-based violence into sociology and the criminology of violence’, The Sociological Review 62(S2): 187–214.

2013

Strid, S., Walby, S. and Armstrong, J. (2013) ‘Intersectionality and multiple inequalities: Visibility in British policy on violence against women’, Social Politics, 20(4): 558–581.

Walby, S. (2013) ‘Violence and society: Introduction to an emerging field of sociology’, Current Sociology, editorial, 61(2): 95–111.

Walby, S.,  Olive, P., Towers, J., Francis, B.,  Strid, S., Krizsan, A., Lombardo, E., May-Chahal, C., Franzway, S., Sugarman, D. and Agarwal, B. (2013) Overview of the worldwide best practices for rape prevention and for assisting women victims of rape.  Brussels: European Parliament.

2012

Towers, J. and Walby, S. (2012) Measuring the impact of cuts in public expenditure on the provision of services to prevent violence against women. Trust for London/Northern Rock Foundation. ISBN 978-1-901373-70-3.

Walby, S. (2012) ‘Sen and the measurement of justice and capabilities’, Theory, Culture & Society, 29(1): 99–118.

Walby, S., Armstrong, J. and Strid, S. (2012) ‘Developing measures of multiple forms of sexual violence and their contested treatment in the CJS’, in Walklate, S. and Brown, J. (eds.) Handbook on Sexual Violence. London: Willan, 90–114.

Walby, S., Armstrong J. and Strid, S. (2012) ‘Intersectionality: Multiple inequalities in social theory’, Sociology, 46(2): 224–240.

Walby, S., Armstrong, J. and Strid, S. (2012) ‘Intersectionality and the quality of the gender equality architecture’, Social Politics, 19(4): 446–481.

Walby, S. and Towers, J. (2012) ‘Measuring the impact of cuts in public expenditure on the provision of services to prevent violence against women and girls’, Safe: The Domestic Abuse Quarterly, 41: 14–17.

Verloo, M. and Walby, S. (eds.) (2012) ‘Introduction: The implications for theory and practice of comparing the treatment of intersectionality in the equality architecture in Europe’, Social Politics, Special issue, Editorial, 19(4): 433–445.

2011

Liu, J., Francis, B. and Soothill, K. (2011) ‘A longitudinal study of escalation in crime seriousness‘, Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 27(2): 175–196.

Walby, S. (2011) The future of feminism. Cambridge: Polity Press.

Walby, S. and Armstrong, J. (2011)  ‘Developing key indicators of “fairness”:  Competing frameworks, multiple strands and ten domains – an array of statistics’, Social Policy and Society, 10(2): 205–218.

2010

Francis, B., Liu, J. and Soothill, K. (2010) ‘Criminal lifestyle specialization: Female offending in England and Wales’, International Criminal Justice Review, 20(2): 188–204.

Soothill, K. and Francis, B. (2010) ‘Blackmail, kidnapping and threats to kill’ in Handbook on Crime, Brookman, F., Maguire, M., Pierpoint, H. and Bennett, T. (eds.), Collompton: Willan Publishing, chapter 21: 393–414.

Soothill, K., Francis, B. and Liu, J. (2010) ‘The importance of co-convictions in the prediction of dangerous recidivism: Blackmail and kidnapping as a demonstration study’, Criminology & Criminal Justice, 10(1): 23–36.

Walby, S. and Armstrong, J. (2010)  ‘Measuring equality: Data and indicators in Britain’, International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 13(3): 237–249.

Walby, S., Armstrong, J. and Strid, S. (2010) Physical and legal security and the criminal justice system: A review of inequalities. Manchester: EHRC.

2009

Walby, S. (2009) Globalization and inequalities: Complexity and contested modernities. London: Sage.

Walby, S. (2009) The cost of domestic violence: an update 2009. Lancaster University.

2008

Christoffersen, M., Francis, B. and Soothill, K. (2008) ‘Violent life events and upbringing  A systematic study of the social background of various kinds of lethal violence, other violent crime, and suicide attempts’, Journal of Scandinavian Studies in Criminology and Crime Prevention, 8(2): 157–184.

Liu, J., Francis, B. and Soothill, K. (2008) ‘Kidnapping offenders: Their risk of escalation to repeat offending and other serious crime’, Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, 19(2): 164–79.

Walby, S. (2008) ‘From statistics to indicators: How to convert information from surveys into practical indicators’, in Aromaa, K. and Heiskanen, M. (eds.) Victimisation surveys in comparative perspective. Helsinki: Heuni, 180–188.

Walby, S., Armstrong, J. and Humphreys, L. (2008) Review of equality statistics. Research Report: 1. Manchester: EHRC.

2007

Bartolucci, F., Pennoni, F. and Francis B.  (2007) ‘A latent Markov model for detecting patterns of criminal activity’, Journal of Royal Statistical Society: Series A, 170(1): 115–132.

Soothill, K., Francis, B. and Ackerley, E. (2007) ‘Kidnapping: A criminal profile of persons convicted 1979–2001’, Behavioural Sciences and the Law, 25(1): 69–84.

Walby, S. (2007) Indicators to measure violence against women. WP.1. United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women.

2006

The UN Secretary General (2006): In-depth study of all forms of violence against womenReport of the Secretary-General. A/RES/58/185. United Nations Division for the Advancement of Women.

2005

Christofferson, M. N., Soothill, K. and Francis, B. (2005) ‘Who is most at risk of becoming a convicted rapist? The likelihood of a rape conviction among the 1966 Birth Cohort in Denmark’, Journal of Scandinavian Studies in Criminology and Crime Prevention, 6(1): 39–56.

Soothill, K., Harman, J., Francis, B. and Kirby, S. (2005) ‘Identifying future repeat danger from sexual offenders against children: a focus on those convicted and those strongly suspected of such crime’, Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, 16(2): 225–247.

Soothill, K., Harman, J., Francis, B. and Kirby, S. (2005) ‘What is the future repeat danger from sexual offenders against children? Implications for policing’, The Police Journal, 78(1): 37–45.

Walby, S. (2005) ‘Improving the statistics on violence against women’, Statistical Journal of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, 22(4): 193–216.

Walby, S. (2005) ‘Measuring women’s progress in a global era‘, International Social Science Journal, 57(184): 371–387.

2004

Peelo, M., Francis B., Soothill K., Pearson, J. and Ackerley, E. (2004) ‘Newspaper reporting and the public construction of homicide’, British Journal of Criminology, 44(2): 256–275.

Soothill, K., Peelo, M., Pearson, J. and Francis, B. (2004) ‘The reporting trajectories of top homicide cases in the media: a case study of The Times,’ Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, 43(1): 1–14.

Walby, S. (2004) The cost of domestic violence. London: Department of Trade and Industry Women and Equality Unit.

Walby, S. and Allen, J. (2004) Domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking: Findings from the British Crime Survey. Home Office Research Study 276. London: Home Office.

2003

Christofferson, M.N., Francis B. and Soothill, K. (2003) ‘An upbringing to violence? Identifying the likelihood of violent crime among the 1966 birth cohort in Denmark’, Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, 14(2): 367–381.

2002

Soothill, K., Francis, B., Ackerley, E. and Fligelstone, R. (2002) ‘Murder and serious sexual assault: What criminal histories can reveal about future serious offending.’ Full Report. Police Research Series 144. Home Office: London.

Soothill, K., Francis, B., Ackerley, E., Fligelstone, R. and Ranalli, G. (2002) ‘Murder and serious sexual assault: What criminal histories can reveal about future serious offending.’ Supplementary Tables. Police Research Series 144. Home Office: London.

Soothill, K., Peelo, M., Francis, B., Pearson, J. and Ackerley, E. (2002) ‘Homicide and the media: Identifying the top cases In The Times’, Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, 1(5): 401–421.

2001

Walby, S. and Myhill, A. (2001) ‘Assessing and managing the risk of domestic violence’, in Taylor-Browne, J. (ed.) What works in reducing domestic violence? London: Whiting and Birch, 309–335.

Walby, S. and Myhill, A. (2001) ‘New survey methodologies in researching violence against women’, British Journal of Criminology, 41(3): 502–522.

2000

Walby, S. and Myhill, A. (2000) ‘Reducing domestic violence…What works? Assessing and managing the risk of domestic violence.’ Briefing note, Policing and Reducing Crime Unit. London: Home Office.