Anderson S, Horgan S, Jamieson F, Jardine C & Rogers A (2020) ECR collective response: The future of criminology and the unsustainability of the status quo for ECRs. Commentary on: Sparks R. Crime and justice research: The current landscape and future possibilities. Criminology & Criminal Justice. 2020;20(4):471-482. doi:10.1177/1748895820949297. Criminology and Criminal Justice, 20 (4), pp. 487-490. https://doi.org/10.1177/1748895820949299
First paragraph: We were delighted to be asked to respond to Richard Spark’s paper. We are encouraged by the themes and issues highlighted, and feel passionately about many of the areas of future research identified in the piece. Indeed, many of the areas of scholarship (such as research with the Global South, practices and experiences of crime and punishment, violence in all its forms, crime and technology, socio-legal research, and political discourses around crime) are areas with which we - as a collective group of early career researchers (ECRs) - are currently engaged, often in collaboration with other ECRs within and outwith the UK. We commend both Prof. Sparks and the ESRC for this important and timely reflection on the direction and possible futures of criminology.
Criminology and Criminal Justice: Volume 20, Issue 4
|Funders||University of Strathclyde|
|Publication date online||12/08/2020|
|Date accepted by journal||12/08/2020|
|Item discussed||Sparks R. Crime and justice research: The current landscape and future possibilities. Criminology & Criminal Justice. 2020;20(4):471-482. doi:10.1177/1748895820949297|