Stephen Farrall


NameStephen Farrall
Job titleProfessor of Criminology
Research instituteCollege of Business, Law and Social Sciences

Research outputs

Do the Reasons Why People Stop Offending Vary by Age, Length of Offending Career or Lifestyle Factors?

Farrall, S. and Shapland, J. 2022. Do the Reasons Why People Stop Offending Vary by Age, Length of Offending Career or Lifestyle Factors? Howard Journal of Crime & Justice. pp. 1-21. https://doi.org/10.1111/hojo.12494

The long arm of welfare retrenchment: how New Right socio-economic policies in the 1980s affected contact with the criminal justice system in adulthood.

Gray, Emily, Farrall, Stephen and Jones, Phil Mike 2022. The long arm of welfare retrenchment: how New Right socio-economic policies in the 1980s affected contact with the criminal justice system in adulthood. British Journal of Criminology. 62 (5), p. 1175–1195. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjc/azac035

The spatial and temporal development of British prisons from 1901 to the present: The role of de-industrialisation

Farrall, S., Jones, P. and Gray, E. 2022. The spatial and temporal development of British prisons from 1901 to the present: The role of de-industrialisation. European Journal of Criminology. https://doi.org/10.1177/14773708221115159

Governing Against the Tide: Populism, Power and the Party Conference

Guiney, Tom and Farrall, Stephen 2022. Governing Against the Tide: Populism, Power and the Party Conference. Theoretical Criminology. https://doi.org/10.1177/13624806221081504

Global Pressures, Household Social Reproduction Strategies and Compound Inequality

Farrall, Stephen, Gray, Emily, Nunn, Alex and Tepe-Belfrage, Daniela 2021. Global Pressures, Household Social Reproduction Strategies and Compound Inequality. New Political Economy. https://doi.org/10.1080/13563467.2021.2007231

The Effect of Lighting on Crime Counts

Fotios, Steve, Robbins, Chloe and Farrall, Stephen 2021. The Effect of Lighting on Crime Counts. Energies. https://doi.org/10.3390/en14144099

Who are the victims of electoral fraud in Great Britain? Evidence from Survey Research

Farrall, Stephen, Wilks-Heeg, Stuart, Rober, Struthers and Gray, Emily 2021. Who are the victims of electoral fraud in Great Britain? Evidence from Survey Research. British Politics. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41293-021-00189-1

Politics, research design, and the ‘architecture’ of criminal careers studies

Farrall, Stephen 2021. Politics, research design, and the ‘architecture’ of criminal careers studies. British Journal of Criminology. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjc/azab033

Worrying Times: The fear of crime and nostalgia

Farrall, Stephen 2021. Worrying Times: The fear of crime and nostalgia. Current Issues in Criminal Justice. https://doi.org/10345329.2021.1879414

Desistance: A utopian perspective

Patton, David and Farrall, Stephen 2021. Desistance: A utopian perspective. Howard Journal of Crime & Justice. https://doi.org/10.1111/hojo.12406

Losing the discursive battle but winning the ideological war: who holds Thatcherite values now?

Farrall, Stephen, Gray, Emily, Jones, Philip Mike and Hay, Colin 2021. Losing the discursive battle but winning the ideological war: who holds Thatcherite values now? Political Studies. https://doi.org/10.1177/0032321720986701

Coal today, gone tomorrow: How jobs were replaced with prison places

Jones, Phil Mike, Gray, Emily and Farrall, Stephen 2021. Coal today, gone tomorrow: How jobs were replaced with prison places. Centre for Crime and Justice Studies.

Politics, social and economic change and crime: exploring the impact of contextual effects on offending trajectories

Farrall, Stephen, Gray, Emily and Jones, Phillip Mike 2020. Politics, social and economic change and crime: exploring the impact of contextual effects on offending trajectories. Politics and Society. https://doi.org/10.1177/0032329220942395

Behavioural thatcherism and nostalgia: tracing the everyday consequences of holding thatcherite values

Farrall, Stephen, Gray, Emily, Jones, Phillip Mike and Hay, Colin 2020. Behavioural thatcherism and nostalgia: tracing the everyday consequences of holding thatcherite values. British Politics. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41293-019-00130-7

The role of radical economic restructuring in truancy from school and engagement in crime

Farrall, stephen, Gray, Emily and Jones, Philip Mike 2019. The role of radical economic restructuring in truancy from school and engagement in crime. British Journal of Criminology. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjc/azz040

Council house sales, homelessness and contact with the criminal justice system: Evidence from the NCDS and BCS70 birth cohorts.

Farrall, Stephen, Gray, Emily and Jones, Phil 2019. Council house sales, homelessness and contact with the criminal justice system: Evidence from the NCDS and BCS70 birth cohorts. Geoforum. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2019.07.013

Political socialization, worry about crime and antisocial behaviour: an analysis of age, period and cohort effects.

Gray, Emily, Grasso, Maria, Farrall, Stephen, Jennings, Will and Hay, Colin 2018. Political socialization, worry about crime and antisocial behaviour: an analysis of age, period and cohort effects. The British Journal of Criminology. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjc/azy024

Socialization and generational political trajectories: an age, period and cohort analysis of political participation in Britain.

Grasso, Maria Teresa, Farrall, Stephen, Gray, Emily, Hay, Colin and Jennings, Will 2018. Socialization and generational political trajectories: an age, period and cohort analysis of political participation in Britain. Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties. https://doi.org/10.1080/17457289.2018.1476359

Moral Panics and Punctuated Equilibrium in Public Policy: An Analysis of the Criminal Justice Policy Agenda in Britain

Jennings, Will, Farrall, Stephen, Gray, Emily and Hay, Colin 2017. Moral Panics and Punctuated Equilibrium in Public Policy: An Analysis of the Criminal Justice Policy Agenda in Britain. Policy Studies Journal. https://doi.org/10.1111/psj.12239

Emotions, future selves and the process of desistance.

Hunter, Ben and Farrall, Stephen 2017. Emotions, future selves and the process of desistance. The British Journal of Criminology. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjc/azx017

Thatcher’s Children, Blair’s Babies, Political Socialization and Trickle-down Value Change: an age, period and cohort analysis

Grasso, Maria Teresa, Farrall, Stephen, Gray, Emily, Hay, Colin and Jennings, Will 2017. Thatcher’s Children, Blair’s Babies, Political Socialization and Trickle-down Value Change: an age, period and cohort analysis. British Journal of Political Science. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0007123416000375

Penal populism and the public thermostat: crime, public punitiveness, and public policy.

Jennings, Will, Farrall, Stephen, Gray, Emily and Hay, Colin 2016. Penal populism and the public thermostat: crime, public punitiveness, and public policy. Governance. https://doi.org/10.1111/gove.12214

Thatcherite ideology, housing tenure and crime: the socio-spatial consequences of the right to buy for domestic property crime.

Farrall, Stephen, Hay, Colin, Jennings, Will and Gray, Emily 2015. Thatcherite ideology, housing tenure and crime: the socio-spatial consequences of the right to buy for domestic property crime. British Journal of Criminology. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjc/azv088

Revisiting Margaret Thatcher’s law and order agenda: The slow-burning fuse of punitiveness.

Farrall, Stephen, Burke, Naomi and Hay, Colin 2015. Revisiting Margaret Thatcher’s law and order agenda: The slow-burning fuse of punitiveness. British Politics. https://doi.org/10.1057/bp.2015.36

Is the ‘shadow of sexual assault’ responsible for women’s higher fear of burglary?

Hirtenlehner, Helmut and Farrall, Stephen 2014. Is the ‘shadow of sexual assault’ responsible for women’s higher fear of burglary? British Journal of Criminology. https://doi.org/10.1093/bjc/azu054

Criminal Careers in Transition: The Social Context of Desistance from Crime

Farrall, Stephen, Hunter, Ben, Sharpe, Gilly and Calverley, Adam 2014. Criminal Careers in Transition: The Social Context of Desistance from Crime. Oxford University Press.
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