Dr Suzanne Young

Research Assistant

Bio

Suzanne is a research assistant with SCCJR at the University of Glasgow. She recently submitted her PhD entitled “Gender, Power and Policing: Examining Police Officers Perceptions of and Responses to Young Women Depicted as Violent”. The thesis was supervised by Dr Margaret Malloch and Dr Samantha Punch at the University of Stirling.

Research

Currently working on The governance of security and the analysis of risk for sporting mega-events: security planning for the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games, 2010-12 (with Michele Burman, Simon Mackenzie, Nick Fyfe, Niall Hamilton-Smith, Chris Johnson, Allan McConnell and Katrina Morrison).  Further details

Research interests include: policing and surveillance; social control; gender, crime and punishment; young people; violent crime; the media; critical criminology; deviancy and the criminal justice system.

Conference Papers

Young, S. (2012) Policing Young Women Considered Violent: The Influence of Gender on Arrest Decision Making. Paper to be presented at the American Society of Criminlogy Conference, Chicago, 14-17 November 2012.

Young, S. (2012) ‘The Jerry Springer Effect’: Police Officers’ Portrayal of Young Women Regarded as Violent. Paper to be presented as part of a roundtable on Righting the ‘Wrongs’ of Violent Young Women’ at the American Society of Criminlogy Conference, Chicago, 14-17 November 2012.

 Burman, M., Mackenzie, S and Young, S. (2012) Mega-events and mega-security? The construction of the security complex at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games (G2014). Paper presented at the European Society of Criminology Conference, Bilbao, Spain 12-15 September 2012.

Young, S. (2012) ‘Ladies Shouldn’t Act Like That!’: Policing Violence Among Young Women. Paper presented at the European Society of Criminology Conference, Bilbao, Spain 12-15 September 2012.

Young, S and Mackenzie, S (2012) Governing Mega-Event Security: A Case Study of G2014. Paper presented at the European Police Institutes Collaboration Conference, Uppsala, Sweden 18-19 June.

Young, S. (2011) Policing and Institutional Control: The Impact on Young Women Depicted as Violent. Paper presented at the York Deviancy Conference, June 2011.

Young, S. (2011) Policing Young Women: Gender, Power and Social Control. Poster presented at the Stirling Graduate Research School Conference, May 2011.

Young, S. (2010) Gendered Violence: Police Perceptions of Young Women. Paper presented at  YOUTH 2010: Identities, Transitions, Cultures, University of Surrey, July 2010.

Contact

Email:
Suzanne.young@glasgow.ac.uk

Phone Number:
0141 330 7715

Address:
The Scottish Centre for Crime & Justice Research
University of Glasgow
Ivy Lodge, 63 Gibson Street,
Glasgow, G12 8LR

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