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2018

Walby, Sylvia, and Jude Towers (2018) ‘Untangling the concept of coercive control: Theorizing domestic violent crime’, Criminology & Criminal Justice, 18(1) 7–28. DOI: 10.1177/1748895817743541.

2017

Aitkin, Murray, Duy Vu, and Brian Francis, B. (2017) ‘Statistical modelling of a terrorist network‘, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A, 180(3): 751–768. DOI: 10.1111/rssa.12233.

Walby, Sylvia, and Jude Towers (2017) ‘Measuring violence to end violence: mainstreaming gender,’ Journal of Gender-Based Violence, 1(1): 11–31. DOI: 10.1332/239868017X14913081639155.

Walby, Sylvia, Jude Towers, Susie Balderston, Consuelo Corradi, Brian Francis, Markku Heiskanen, Karin Helweg-Larsen, Lut Mergaert, Philippa Olive, Emma Palmer, Heidi Stöckl, and Sofia Strid (2017) The Concept and Measurement of Violence against Women and Men. Bristol: Policy Press.

 

2016

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

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

Walby, Sylvia (2016) Ensuring Data Collection and Research on Violence against Women and Domestic Violence: Article 11 of the Istanbul Convention. Council of Europe.

Walby, Sylvia, Birgit Apitzsch, Jo Armstrong, Susie Balderston, Karolina Follis, Brian Francis, Liz Kelly, Corinne May-Chahal, Awais Rashid, Karen Shire, Jude Towers, and Markus Tunte (2016) Study on Gender Dimension of Trafficking in Human Beings. Final Report. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.

Walby, Sylvia, Jude Towers, and Brian Francis (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. DOI: 10.1093/bjc/azv131

Walby, Sylvia, Jude Towers, Brian Francis, Karen Shire, Liz Kelly, Birgit Apitzsch, Jo Armstrong, Susie Balderston, Adam Fish, Claire Hardaker, Stuart Kirby, Corinne May-Chahal, and Emma Palmer (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, Murray, Duy Vu, and Brian Francis (2015) ‘A new Bayesian approach for determining the number of components in a finite mixture’, Metron, 73(2): 155–175. DOI: 10.1007/s40300-015-0068-1.

Francis, Brian, Claire Hargreaves, and Keith Soothill (2015) ‘Changing patterns of sex offending convictions: disentangling age, year and generational effects over time’,  in Arjan Blokland and Patrick Lussier (eds.) Sex Offenders: A Criminal Career Approach. Wiley: New York, 231–256.

Francis, Brian, and Jiayi Liu (2015) ‘Modelling escalation in crime seriousness: a latent variable approach’, Metron, 73(2): 277–297. DOI: 10.1007/s40300-015-0073-4.

Francis, Brian, Moira Peelo, and Keith Soothill (2015) ‘Blackmail’, in Richard Wright (ed.) Criminology. Oxford Bibliographies Online. New York: Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/OBO/9780195396607-0199.

Towers, Jude (2015) ‘Making the links between economic inequality and intimate partner violence‘, Safe: The Domestic Abuse Quarterly, 53: 22–25.

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

Sylvia Walby, Philippa Olive, Jude Towers, Brian Francis, Sofia Strid, Andrea Krizsán, Emanuela Lombardo, Corinne May-Chahal, Suzanne Franzway, David Sugarman, Bina Agarwal, and Jo Armstrong (2015) Stopping Rape: Towards a Comprehensive Policy. Bristol: Policy Press.

2014

Aitkin, Murray, Duy Vu, and Francis, Brian (2017) ‘Statistical modelling of a terrorist network‘, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A, 180(3): 751–768. DOI: 10.1111/rssa.12233.

Walby, Sylvia, and Phillipa Olive (2014) Estimating the Costs of Gender-Based Violence in the European UnionEuropean Institute for Gender Equality: Vilnius.

Walby, Sylvia, Jude Towers, and Brian Francis (2014) ‘Mainstreaming domestic and gender-based violence into sociology and the criminology of violence’, The Sociological Review 62(S2): 187–214. DOI: 10.1111/1467-954X.12198.

2013

Strid, Sofia, Sylvia Walby, and Jo Armstrong (2013) ‘Intersectionality and multiple inequalities: Visibility in British policy on violence against women’, Social Politics, 20(4): 558–581. DOI: 10.1093/sp/jxt019.

Walby, Sylvia (2013) ‘Violence and society: Introduction to an emerging field of sociology’, Current Sociology, Editorial, 61(2): 95–111. DOI: 10.1177/0011392112456478.

Walby, Sylvia, Philippa Olive, Jude Towers, Brian Francis, Sofia Strid, Andrea Krizsán, Emanuela Lombardo, Corinne May-Chahal, Suzanne Franzway, David Sugarman, and Bina Agarwal (2013) Overview of the Worldwide Best Practices for Rape Prevention and for Assisting Women Victims of Rape. Brussels: European Parliament.

2012

Towers, Jude, and Sylvia Walby (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.

Walby, Sylvia (2012) ‘Sen and the measurement of justice and capabilities’, Theory, Culture & Society, 29(1): 99–118. DOI: 10.1177/0263276411423033.

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

Walby, Sylvia, Jo Armstrong, and Sofia Strid (2012) ‘Intersectionality: Multiple inequalities in social theory’, Sociology, 46(2): 224–240. DOI: 10.1177/0038038511416164.

Walby, Sylvia, Jo Armstrong, and Sofia Strid (2012) ‘Intersectionality and the quality of the gender equality architecture’, Social Politics, 19(4): 446–481. DOI: 10.1093/sp/jxs015.

Walby, Sylvia, and Jude Towers (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, Mieke, and Sylvia Walby (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. DOI: 10.1093/sp/jxs018.

2011

Liu, Jiayi, Brian Francis, and Keith Soothill (2011) ‘A longitudinal study of escalation in crime seriousness‘, Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 27(2): 175–196. DOI: 10.1007/s10940-010-9102-x.

Walby, Sylvia (2011) The Future of Feminism. Cambridge: Polity Press.

Walby, Sylvia, and Jo Armstrong (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. DOI: 10.1017/S1474746410000552.

2010

Francis, Brian, Jiayi Liu, and Keith Soothill (2010) ‘Criminal lifestyle specialization: Female offending in England and Wales’, International Criminal Justice Review, 20(2): 188–204. DOI: 10.1177/1057567710368942.

Soothill, Keith, and Brian Francis (2010) ‘Blackmail, kidnapping and threats to kill’, in Fiona Brookman, Mike Maguire, Harriet Pierpoint, Trevor Bennett (eds.) Handbook on Crime. Collompton: Willan Publishing, ch. 21: 393–414.

Soothill, Keith, Brian Francis, and Jiayi Liu (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. DOI: 10.1177/1748895809352650.

Walby, Sylvia, and Jo Armstrong (2010)  ‘Measuring equality: Data and indicators in Britain’, International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 13(3): 237–249. DOI: 10.1080/13645579.2010.482259.

Walby, Sylvia, Jo Armstrong, and Sofia Strid (2010) Physical and Legal Security and the Criminal Justice System: A Review of Inequalities. Manchester: EHRC.

2009

Walby, Sylvia (2009) Globalization and Inequalities: Complexity and Contested Modernities. London: Sage.

Walby, Sylvia (2009) The Cost of Domestic Violence: An Update, 2009. Lancaster University.

2008

Christoffersen, Mogens, Brian Francis, and Keith 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. DOI: 10.1080/14043850701498469.

Liu, Jiayi, Brian Francis, and Keith Soothill (2008) ‘Kidnapping offenders: Their risk of escalation to repeat offending and other serious crime’, Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, 19(2): 164–79. DOI: 10.1080/14789940701619178.

Walby, Sylvia (2008) ‘From statistics to indicators: How to convert information from surveys into practical indicators’, in Kauko Aromaa and Markku Heiskanen (eds.) Victimisation Surveys in Comparative Perspective. Helsinki: Heuni, 180–188.

Walby, Sylvia, Jo Armstrong, and Les Humphreys (2008) Review of Equality Statistics. Research Report: 1. Manchester: EHRC.

2007

Bartolucci, Francesco, Fulvia Pennoni, and Brian Francis (2007) ‘A latent Markov model for detecting patterns of criminal activity’, Journal of Royal Statistical Society: Series A, 170(1): 115–132. DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-985X.2006.00440.x.

Soothill, Keith, Brian Francis, and Elizabeth Ackerley (2007) ‘Kidnapping: A criminal profile of persons convicted 1979–2001’, Behavioural Sciences and the Law, 25(1): 69–84. DOI: 10.1002/bsl.684.

Walby, Sylvia (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, Mogens, Keith Soothill, and Brian Francis (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. DOI: 10.1080/14043850410000839.

Soothill, Keith, Juliet Harman, Brian Francis, and Stuart Kirby (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. DOI: 10.1080/14789940500098277.

Soothill, Keith, Juliet Harman, Brian Francis, and Stuart Kirby (2005) ‘What is the future repeat danger from sexual offenders against children? Implications for policing’, The Police Journal, 78(1): 37–45. DOI: 10.1350/pojo.78.1.37.65231

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

Walby, Sylvia (2005) ‘Measuring women’s progress in a global era‘, International Social Science Journal, 57(184): 371–387. DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-2451.2005.00556.x.

2004

Peelo, Moira, Brian Francis, Keith Soothill, Jayn Pearson, and Elizabeth Ackerley (2004) ‘Newspaper reporting and the public construction of homicide’, British Journal of Criminology, 44(2): 256–275. DOI: 10.1093/bjc/44.2.256.

Soothill, Keith, Moira Peelo, Jayn Pearson, and Brian Francis (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. DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-2311.2004.00307.x.

Walby, Sylvia (2004) The Cost of Domestic Violence. London: Department of Trade and Industry Women and Equality Unit.

Walby, Sylvia, and Jonathan Allen (2004) Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Stalking: Findings from the British Crime Survey. Home Office Research Study 276. London: Home Office.

2003

Christofferson, Mogens, Brian Francis, and Keith Soothill (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. DOI: 10.1080/1478994031000117830.

2002

Soothill, Keith, Brian Francis, Elizabeth Ackerley, and Rachel Fligelstone (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, Keith, Brian Francis, Elizabeth Ackerley, Rachel Fligelstone, and Giovanna Ranalli (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, Keith, Moira Peelo, Brian Francis, Jayn Pearson, and Elizabeth Ackerley (2002) ‘Homicide and the media: Identifying the top cases in The Times’, Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, 1(5): 401–421. DOI: 10.1111/1468-2311.00255.

2001

Walby, Sylvia, and Andrew Myhill (2001) ‘Assessing and managing the risk of domestic violence’, in Julie Taylor-Browne (ed.) What Works in Reducing Domestic Violence? London: Whiting and Birch, 309–335.

Walby, Sylvia, and Andrew Myhill (2001) ‘New survey methodologies in researching violence against women’, British Journal of Criminology, 41(3): 502–522. DOI: 10.1093/bjc/41.3.502.

2000

Walby, Sylvia, and Andrew Myhill (2000) Reducing Domestic Violence…What works? Assessing and Managing the Risk of Domestic Violence, Briefing note, Policing and Reducing Crime Unit. London: Home Office.