SCCJR Seminar: Ian Loader ” Insecurity in an age of excess”
07 Mar 2007
University of Glasgow School of Law
& Scottish Centre of Crime and Justice Research (SCCJR)
“Insecurity in an Age of Excess”
Professor Ian Loader, University of Oxford
Wednesday 14 March, 3.30 – 5 pm, Tartu Room, School of Law
Ian Loader is Professor of Criminology and Director of the Centre for Criminology.
He arrived at Oxford in 2005 from Keele University, where he had worked since 1992
in the Department of Criminology. Prior to that he was a Lecturer in Criminology and
Jurisprudence at the University of Edinburgh, from where he obtained his PhD in
1993. Ian is author or co-author of five books – Cautionary Tales (1994, Avebury,
with S. Anderson, R. Kinsey and C. Smith), Youth, Policing and Democracy (1996,
Palgrave), Crime and Social Change in Middle England (2000, Routledge, with E.
Girling and R. Sparks), Policing and the Condition of England: Memory, Politics and
Culture (2003, Oxford, with A. Mulcahy) and Civilizing Security (2007 forthcoming,
Cambridge, with N. Walker). He has also written numerous papers on contemporary
transformations in policing and security, and on the intersections between politics,
criminology and crime control. Ian is an Editor of the British Journal of Criminology,
Associate Editor of Theoretical Criminology and is on the Editorial Boards of
Policing and Society, Journal of Policing and IPS: International Political Sociology.