Recent Publications

Professor Beatrice Jauregui’s new book Provisional Authority: Police, Order, and Security in India (2016) has been released by University of Chicago Press.






Professor Honor Brabazon‘s edited volume Neoliberal Legality: Understanding the Role of Law in the Neoliberal Project (2016) has been released by Routledge.






Centre PhD alumnus Sarah Turnbull, now teaching at the School of Law at Birkbeck, as released a book on UBC Press titled Parole in Canada: Gender and Diversity in the Federal System (2016).





Professor Matt Light‘s latest book Fragile Migration Rights- Freedom of Movement in post-Soviet Russia (2016) has been released on Routledge.





ChronotopesProfessor Mariana Valverde’s latest book  Chronotopes of Law was published in 2015.  For more information or purchase, visit Routledge.





2.coverSpecial Issue of Theoretical Criminology

Professor Matt Light and former Centre postdoc and CLTA assistant professor Gavin Slade have co-edited a special issue of Theoretical Criminology on crime and criminal justice in the post-Soviet region. The collection aims to bring problems of public order in this important world region to the attention of a largely English-speaking professional criminology audience, and includes review essays on a broad range of topics, including the changing roles of prosecutors and judges, police, and prisons; official corruption and organized crime; homicide; and Skinhead violence. In addition, the widely read political blog “The Monkey Cage,” hosted by the Washington Post, features an introduction and write-up of the special issue.


Gartner- McCarthyProfessor Rosemary Gartner co-edited the latest Oxford Handbook of Gender, Sex, and Crime.





Professor Mariana Valverde’s book, Everyday Law on the Street: City Governance in an Age of Diversity, in 2012. For more information or to purchase, visit the University of Chicago Press