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Teaching for Sociology
Criminology: A Sociological Introduction; Criminology; New perspectives; Researching Criminology an Sociology in the News; Crime and Media; Studying the Media plus contributions to Research Methods and supervision of media, sociology and criminology extended essays and dissertations.
Nic has extensive ‘old’ media experience, but some highlights are: a live interview with Sky News and Panel discussion on riots on 11th and 13th August 2011. Plus, an extended live interview with George Galloway for Press TV and BBC Radios Oxfordshire and Berkshire in November 2012 about Police and Crime Commissioner Elections and about crime in Sport on the BBC World Service in December 2014.
In ‘new’ media he blogs and tweets (over 5,000 followers in December 2014).
He considers himself to be a ‘public criminologist’.
Media, gender, sexualities, masculinities, CCTV, Car Crime, Surveillance, criminal justice policy and politics, virtual criminology and video games, green criminology, queer criminology, cultural criminology and sport.
- Sports Criminology (2016) Policy Press
- Book chapter ‘Stepping off the Page: 'British Batman' as Legal Superhero’ in Graphic Justice: Intersections of Comics and Law Routledge
- Book chapter on 'litter' in Routledge International Handbook of Green Criminology (South and Brisman, eds) December 2012.
- Contributor to Sage Dictionary of Criminology (all editions)
- ‘Human Rights in the Age of Big Brother’ in Groombridge N (ed) Human Rights and Penal Issues (2001) Howard League
- ‘United Kingdom (Developed Nation-State)’ G. Barak (ed) Crime and Crime Control: A Global View. Greenwood, Connecticut, 1999 219-228
- 'I’m Making a TV Programme Here!’ Reality TV’s Banged Up and Public Criminology' with Prof David Wilson Howard Journal of Criminal Justice
- Criminal justice resources: staffing and workloads An initial assessment with Richard Garside (2008)
- ‘Victims and Offenders in the Great Car Economy’ Howard Journal of Criminal Justice Volume 47 Issue 3, Pages 313 - 315 (July 2008)
- ‘Stars of CCTV? How the Home Office wasted millions - a radical ‘Treasury/Audit Commission’ view. Surveillance & Society 5 (1): 73-80 (January 2008)
- 'Criminologists Say.' Howard Journal of Criminal Justice (December 2007)
- 'Taken in by CCTV Technology' Criminal Justice Matters No 69 (Autumn 2007)
- Hitchcock's 'Rear Window' and CCTV Prison Service Journal (November 2006)
- Review of 'Unlocked' (prison tourist attraction) Prison Service Journal (January 2007)
- 'Video Killed the Radio' Criminal Justice Matters (May 2005)
- ‘Crime Control or Crime Culture TV’ Launch issue of Surveillance and Society September 2002
- ‘Perverse Criminologies: The Cabinet of Doctor Lombroso’ Social & Legal Studies, Dec 1999 18(4) 531-548
- ‘Masculinities and Crimes Against the Environment’ Theoretical Criminology, May 1998 2(2), 249-267
- ‘As Easy as AB and CCTV’ with Karim Murji Policing 10(4) Winter 1994 283-290
In addition, Nic is the editor of the Howard Journal’s Virtual Editions - for students, on crime and the media, on evaluation. He sits on the Editorial Board of the Howard Journal and Law, Crime, Justice & Society.