Occasional Papers

Welcome to the Occasional papers web site for the Sheffield University Centre for Criminological Research.

The purpose of these papers is to share with others in the field of criminology, both within Sheffield University and without, ongoing work and developing ideas. The aim is to further this work through discussions and debate with colleagues.

Developing restorative policing: learning lessons from Belgium and Northern Ireland

By Shapland, J., Crawford, A., Gray, E. and Burn, D.
Publication Date: July 2017
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Developing restorative policing in Humberside, South Yorkshire and West Yorkshire

By Shapland, J., Crawford, A., Gray, E. and Burn, D.
Publication Date: February 2017
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Probation staff views of the Skills for Effective Engagement Development (SEED) project

By Sorsby, A., Shapland, J., Farrall, S., McNeill, F., Priede, C. and Robinson, G.
Publication Date: July 2013
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The quality of probation supervision - a literature review

By Shapland, J., Bottoms, A., Farrall, S., McNeill, F., Priede, C. and Robinson, G.
Publication Date: March 2012
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'Restorative Justice in Practice - The second report from the evaluation of three schemes'

By Shapland, J., Atkinson, A., Atkinson, H., Chapman, B., Colledge, E., Dignan, J., Howes, M., Johnstone, J., Robinson, G. and Sorsby, A
Publication Date: Friday 14th July 2006
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'Who is afraid of sexual minorities? Homosexuals, moral panic and the exercise of social control'

By Iwona Zielinska, Marie Curie Training Site Fellow
Publication Date: 6 June 2005
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