PUBLICATIONS

Convict Criminology research covers a wide array of topical subjects. Our collection of downloadable PDFs is below.

 

This page tries to help visitors by categorizing links to research as follows: Introducing Convict Criminology, Collateral Consequences and Reentry, Criminological Theory, Education, Prison/Jail/Mass Incarceration.

 

Introducing Convict Criminology

Introducing the New School of Convict Criminology - Stephen C. Richards & Jeffrey Ian Ross

Convict Criminology: Learning from the Past, Confronting the Present, Expanding for the Future - Grant E. Tietjen 

The First Dime: A Decade of Convict Criminology - Richard S. Jones, Jeffrey Ian Ross, Stephen C. Richards, & Daniel S. Murphy

The Myth of a Fair Criminal Justice System - Matthew Robinson & Marian Williams

Controversies Surrounding Laud Humphreys’ Tearoom Trade: An Unsettling Example of Politics and Power in Methodological Critiques - Michael Lenza

Starting with Prisoners’ Standpoints, Following with Action - Justin Piché & Kevin Walby

Developing Insider Perspectives in Research Activism - Andreas Aresti & Sacha Darke

Interpreting the development and growth of Convict Criminology in South America - Jeffrey Ian Ross & Sacha Darke

Convict Criminology: Voices from Prison - Stephen Richards, Donald Faggiani, Jed Roffers, Richard Hendricksen, & Jerrick Krueger

Prison Research From the Inside: The Role of Convict Autoethnography - Greg Newbold, Jeffrey Ian Ross, Richard S. Jones, Stephen C. Richards, & Michael Lenza

The New School of Convict Criminology Thrives and Matures - Stephen C. Richards

The Inviting Convicts to College Program - Chris Rose, Kristin Reschenberg, & Stephen Richards

Convict Criminology - Jeffrey Ian Ross, Stephen Richards, Greg Newbold, Michael Lenza, & Robert Grigsby

Practicing Convict Criminology: Lessons Learned from British Academic Activism - Andreas Aresti & Sacha Darke

Uncovering the Hidden Social World: Insider Research In Prison - Richard S. Jones

Public Criminology and Criminologists with Records - Christopher Uggen, Veronica Horowitz, & Robert Stewart

Convict Criminology: Provocazioni Da Oltreoceano. La Ricerca Etnografica In Carcere - Teresa Degenhardt & Francesca Vianello

In Memory of John Irwin - Stephen C. Richards, James Austin, Barbara Owen, & Jeffrey Ian Ross

Convict Criminology - Stephen C. Richards, Greg Newbold, & Jeffrey Ian Ross

Starting with Prisoners’ Standpoints, Following with Action - Justin Piché & Kevin Walby

Logical and Consistent? An Analysis of Supreme Court Opinions Regarding the Death Penalty - Matthew B. Robinson & Kathleen M. Simon

Criminological Theory

Interactionist Labeling: Formal and Informal Labeling’s Effects on Juvenile Delinquency - Daniel R. Kavish, Christopher W. Mullins, & Danielle A. Soto

A Partial Test of Life-Course Theory on A Prison Release Cohort - Matthew G. Yeager

Toking Their Way Sober: Alcoholics and Marijuana as Folk Medicine - Michael Lenza

Conceal Carry and Race: A Test of Minority Threat Theory in Law Generation - Christopher W. Mullins & Daniel R. Kavish

Self-Control Behind Bars: A Validation Study of the Grasmick et al. Scale - Matt Delisi, Andy Hochstetler, & Daniel S. Murphy

The Inside's Influence on the Outside - Grant E. Tietjen

Policy Implications of Contemporary Labeling Theory Research - Daniel R. Kavish

Vehicular Homicide in France in the Equine Era: Were Distracted Driving and Road Rage Decivilizing Consequences of the Civilizing Process in the 1840s? - Hugh P. Whitt & Grant E. Tietjen

The Maximizer: Clarifying Merton's Theories of Anomie and Strain - Daniel S. Murphy & Matthew B. Robinson

‘It just be like that’: Young Men’s and Women’s Attributions of Negative Sexual Behavior - Christopher W. Mullins & Daniel R. Kavish

Exploring the Paradox of the (Un)reality of Richard Quinney’s Criminology - Alan Mobley, Hal Pepinsky, & Chuck Terry

It's Been Hard to be a Father: A Qualitative Exploration of Incarcerated Fatherhood - Joyce Arditti, Sara A. Smock, & Tiffaney S. Parkman

“When You Got Friends in Low Places, You Stay Low:” Social Networks and Access to Resources for Female Methamphetamine Users in Low Income Suburban Communities - Denise Woodall & Miriam Boeri

Another Emerging “Storm”: Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans with PTSD in The Criminal Justice System - William B. Brown

Why Criminology is irrelevant - James Austin

The Impact of ‘Life’ Behind Bars: Understanding Space, Impression Management and Masculinity through Former Inmate Narratives - James Gacek

“Me Time”: (Re)Presenting Self and Carceral Spaces - James Gacek

How American-based Television Commercials Portray Convicts, Correctional Officials, Carceral Institutions, and the Prison Experience - Jeffrey Ian Ross & Vickie Sneed

‘Con-viviality’ and Beyond: Identity Dynamics in a Young Men’s Prison - Rod Earle & Coretta Phillips

‘Muslim is the New Black’ - New Ethnicities and New Essentialisms in the Prison - Rod Earle & Coretta Phillips

Insider and Out: Reflections on a Prison Experience and Research Experience - Rod Earle

Boys’ Zone Stories: Perspectives from a Young Men’s Prison - Rod Earle

Prison Ethnography at the Threshold of Race, Reflexivity and Difference - Rod Earle & Coretta Phillips

Ethnicity, Multiculture and Racism in a Young Offenders’ Institition - Rod Earle

Collateral Consequences and Reentry

Never Ending Punishments: A Critical Commentary on Collateral Consequences - John F. Frana

Policy Implications of Contemporary Labeling Theory Research - Daniel R. Kavish

Piling On: Collateral Consequences and Community Supervision - Christopher Uggen & Robert Stewart

Criminal Justice and Families - Joyce Arditti

Turning “Weeds” Into “Seeds” - Alan Mobley

Excon: Managing a Spoiled Identity - Richard S. Jones

Political and Demographic Explanations of Felon Disenfranchisement Policies in the States - Daniel S. Murphy, Adam J. Newmark, & Phillip J. Ardoin

Maternal Distress and Women’s Reentry into Family and Community Life - Joyce Arditti & April Few

The Electronic “Scarlet Letter”: Criminal Backgrounding and a Perpetual Spoiled Identity - Daniel S. Murphy, Brian Fuleihan, Stephen C. Richards, & Richard S. Jones

Convict Criminology Prisoner Re-entry Policy Recommendations - Stephen Richards, Jeffery Ian Ross, Greg Newbold, Michael Lenza, & Richard Jones

Criminal Justice System-Impacted Faculty: Motivations, Barriers, and Successes on the Academic Job Market - Bradley D. Custer, Michelle L. Malkin, & Gina Castillo

Absent Voices: Experiencing Prison Life from Both Sides of the Fence – A Turkish Female’s Perspective - Safak Bozkurt & Andreas Aresti

Stuck in the Carceral Web: Prisoners' Experiences of Electronic Monitoring - James Gacek

Convicts in Court: Felonious Lawyers Make a Case for Including Convicted Felons in the Jury Pool - James M. Binnall

Empowerment Not Entrapment: Providing Opportunities for Incarcerated Women to Move Beyond “Doing Time” - Barbara H. Zaitzow

Education
Prison/Jail/Mass Incarceration

An Ex-Con Teaching Criminal Justice: The Etics-Emics Debate and the Role of Subjectivity in Academia - Daniel S. Murphy

Self and Collective Efficacy in a Women's Prison - Michelle L. Malkin

Realignment in California: Policy and Research Implications - Barbara Owen & Alan Mobley

The Overcrowding of Prison: Please Stop Talking about Square Metres - Elton Kalica

Convict Criminology Prisoner Re-entry Policy Recommendations - Stephen Richards, Jeffery Ian Ross, Greg Newbold, Michael Lenza, & Richard Jones

Prison and University: A Tale of Two Institutions - Rod Earle

Prisoners, Prison Executives, and Correctional Officers: Three Explorations into the US Prison Experience During the Era of Mass Incarceration - Jay W. Borchert

Decarceration Nation? Penal Downsizing and the Human Security Framework - Alan Mobley

Le Travail Prisonise Le Point De Vue Des Detenus (Prisonized Work: The Point of View of Detainees) - Elton Kalica

'Who's the Daddy?' - Ideas about Fathers from a Young Men's Prison - Rod Earle

What do Ethnographers do in Prison? - Rod Earle

It's Been Hard to be a Father: A Qualitative Exploration of Incarcerated Fatherhood - Joyce Arditti, Sara A. Smock, & Tiffaney S. Parkman

Gangs and Environment: A Comparative Analysis of Prison and Street Gangs - Jennifer M. Ortiz

Knocking on Ivory Tower Door: Access and Inclusion of Higher Education via ODL in Prison - Muhammad Jeffery Hizwan & Oo Cheng Keat 

Absent Voices: Experiencing Prison Life from Both Sides of the Fence – A Turkish Female’s Perspective - Safak Bozkurt & Andreas Aresti

Pratiche di conoscenza in carcere: Uno studio sui Poli Universitari Penitenziari - Gerardo Pastore

Stuck in the Carceral Web: Prisoners' Experiences of Electronic Monitoring - James Gacek

The Impact of ‘Life’ Behind Bars: Understanding Space, Impression Management and Masculinity through Former Inmate Narratives - James Gacek

“Me Time”: (Re)Presenting Self and Carceral Spaces - James Gacek

‘Con-viviality’ and Beyond: Identity Dynamics in a Young Men’s Prison - Rod Earle & Coretta Phillips

Controlling Consensual Sex Among Prisoners - Jay W. Borchert

How American-based Television Commercials Portray Convicts, Correctional Officials, Carceral Institutions, and the Prison Experience - Jeffrey Ian Ross & Vickie Sneed

Inmate Responses to Correctional Officer Deviance: A Model of Its Dynamic Nature - Jeffrey Ian Ross, Richard Tewksbury, & Shawn M. Rolfe

A New Iron Closet: Failing to Extend the Spirit of Lawrence .v. Texas (2003) to Prisons and Prisoners - Jay W. Borchert

Private Prisons, Criminological Research, and Conflict of Interest: A Case Study - Gilbert Geis, Alan Mobley, & David Shichor

Death By Incarceration as a Cruel and Unusual Punishment when Applied to Juveniles: Extending Roper to Life Without Parole, Our Other Death Penalty - Robert Johnson & Sonia Tabriz

Drug Policy & Families: Casualties of the War - Joyce A. Arditti & Charles McClintock

Damaged Goods: Exploring Predictors of Distress in Prison Inmates - Andrew L. Hochstetler, Daniel S. Murphy, & Ronald L. Simons

Prevailing Injustices in the Application of the Missouri Death Penalty (1978 to 1996) - Michael Lenza, David Keys, & Teresa Guess

Seeing Shame: Legal Storytelling and Prisoner Rehabilitation - Alan Mobley

The View From the Other Side of the Fence: Incarcerated Women Talk about Themselves - Annette Kuhlmann

USP Marion: The First Federal Supermax - Stephen C. Richards

Vocational, Educational and Psychological Assessments of Deaf Inmates - Aviva Twersky-Glasner & Matthew J. Sheridan

Supermax Prisons - Jeffrey Ian Ross

Logical and Consistent? An Analysis of Supreme Court Opinions Regarding the Death Penalty - Matthew B. Robinson & Kathleen M. Simon

Coping with Separation: Adaptive Responses of Women Prisoners - Richard S. Jones

A Convict Perspective on the Classification of Prisoners - Stephen C. Richards & Jeffrey Ian Ross

Inmates' Conceptions of Prison Sexual Assault - Richard S. Jones & Thomas J. Schmid

‘Muslim is the New Black’ - New Ethnicities and New Essentialisms in the Prison - Rod Earle & Coretta Phillips

Insider and Out: Reflections on a Prison Experience and Research Experience - Rod Earle

Boys’ Zone Stories: Perspectives from a Young Men’s Prison - Rod Earle

Prison Ethnography at the Threshold of Race, Reflexivity and Difference - Rod Earle & Coretta Phillips

Ethnicity, Multiculture and Racism in a Young Offenders’ Institition - Rod Earle

Referral Orders: Some Reflections on Policy Transfer and ‘What Works’ - Rod Earle, Tim Newburn, & Adam Crawford

Books

The Marion Experiment: Long-Term Solitary Confinement and the Supermax Movement

Stephen Richards (Editor)

Prison Stories

Seth Ferranti

CCforfuture

Convict Criminology for the Future

Jeffrey Ian Ross & Francesca Vianello (Editors)

Convict Criminology

Jeffrey Ian Ross & Stephen Richards (Editors)

Beyond Bars: Rejoining Society after Prison

Jeffrey Ian Ross & Stephen Richards

Key Issues in Corrections

Jeffrey Ian Ross

Division Policy Statements