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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

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  • Magaluf, Majorca, Winlow, S. 14 Mar 2023, 50 Dark Destinations, Bristol, Policy Press
  • Beyond Measure: On the Marketization of British Universities, and the Domestication of Academic Criminology, Winlow, S. 1 Sep 2022, In: Critical Criminology
  • The Death of the Left: Why we must beginning from the beginning again , Winlow, S., Hall, S. 15 Nov 2022
  • Traversing the Fantasy: Why Leftist Academics Must Abandon the Myth of Organic Resistance and Think Again About the Problems We Face, Kelly, E., Winlow, S. 1 Jun 2022, In: Critical Criminology
  • Back to the future: On the British liberal left’s return to its origins, Hall, S., Winlow, S. 1 Mar 2020, In: International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics
  • 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?: Some notes on ultra-realism, and the intellectual foundations of the ‘deviant leisure’ perspective, Winlow, S. 2 Nov 2019, Deviant Leisure, Cham, Palgrave Macmillan
  • What price justice? The failures of the left and the political economy of the future, Winlow, S., Hall, S. 29 Jul 2019, Justice Alternatives, Taylor & Francis
  • WHY THE LEFT MUST CHANGE: Right-wing populism in context, Winlow, S., Hall, S., Treadwell, J. 1 Jan 2019, Progressive Justice in an Age of Repression, Taylor & Francis
  • Big Trouble or Little Evils: The Ideological Struggle Over the Concept of Harm, Hall, S., Winlow, S. 9 May 2018, Zemiology, Cham, Palgrave Macmillan

Jeannie O'Beirne An investigation into the relationship between literacy and crime Start Date: 18/01/2021

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