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Professor Chris Greer

Pro-Vice Chancellor Research and Professor (R)
Department of Sociology
Professor Chris Greer

Publications

Journal articles (22)

Greer, C. and McLaughlin, E., (2020). Why becoming a national treasure matters: Elite celebrity status and inequality in the United Kingdom. European Journal of Cultural Studies. 23 (1), 71-88

Greer, C. and McLaughlin, E., (2018). Breaking bad news: Penal populism, tabloid adversarialism and Brexit. The Political Quarterly. 89 (2), 206-216

Greer, C. and McLaughlin, E., (2017). Theorizing Institutional Scandal and the Regulatory State. Theoretical Criminology. 21 (2), 112-132

Greer, C. and McLaughlin, E., (2013). The Sir Jimmy Savile Scandal: Child Sexual Abuse and Institutional Denial at the BBC. Crime Media Culture: An International Journa. 9 (3), 243-263

Greer, C. and McLaughlin, E., (2012). Media justice: Madeleine McCann, intermediatization and "trial by media" in the British press. Theoretical Criminology. 16 (4), 395-416

Greer, C. and McLaughlin, E., (2012). Julgamento Pelos Media: Policiamento, Ambiente Mediatico das Noticias 24/7 e a Politica da Indignacao (Portuguese translation of ’Trial By Media: Policing, The 24-7 News Mediasphere, And The Politics Of Outrage’). Comunica\c c ao & Cultura. 14, 23-55

Greer, C. and McLaughlin, E., (2012). A paedophile scandal foretold: Sir Jimmy Savile, child sexual abuse and the BBC. British Society of Criminology Newsletter. 71

Greer, C. and McLaughlin, E., (2012). "This is not justice": Ian Tomlinson, institutional failure and the press politics of outrage. The British Journal of Criminology. 52 (2), 274-293

Greer, C. and Hamm, M., (2011). Into the Future, Darkly. Crime, Media, Culture: an international journal. 7 (1), 3-4

Greer, C. and McLaughlin, E., (2011). "Trial by media": Policing, the 24-7 news mediasphere and the "politics of outrage". Theoretical Criminology. 15 (1), 23-46

Hamm, M., Ferrell, J. and Greer, C., (2010). Provocateur for justice: Notes on the imprisonment of Professor Luis Barrios. Crime, Media, Culture. 6 (2), 227-238

Greer, C. and Hamm, M., (2010). Editorial Updates. Crime, Media, Culture: An International Journal. 6 (1), 5-6

Greer, C. and McLaughlin, E., (2010). We predict a riot?: Public order policing, new media environments and the rise of the citizen journalist. British Journal of Criminology. 50 (6), 1041-1059

Ferrell, J. and Greer, C., (2009). Editorial: Global collapse and cultural possibility. Crime, Media, Culture. 5 (1), 5-7

Greer, C., Ferrell, J. and Jewkes, Y., (2008). Investigating the crisis of the present. Crime, Media, Culture. 4 (1), 5-8

Greer, C., Ferrell, J. and Jewkes, Y., (2007). It's the Image that Matters: Style, Substance and Critical Scholarship. Crime, Media, Culture: An International Journal. 3 (1), 5-10

Greer, C. and Aitchison, A., (2007). Prisoners at work: A collaboration between documentary photographer Andy Aitchison, Barbed graphic design studio (HMP Coldingley) and the Howard League for Penal Reform’. Crime, Media, Culture: an international journal. 3 (2)

Jewkes, Y., Greer, C. and Ferrell, J., (2006). Borders Breached, Conventional Claims Questioned. Crime, Media, Culture: an international journal. 2 (1), 5-9

Ferrell, J., Greer, C. and Jewkes, Y., (2005). Hip Hop Graffiti, Mexican Murals, and the War on Terror. Crime, Media, Culture: an international journal. 1 (1), 5-9

Greer, C. and Jewkes, Y., (2005). Extremes of Otherness: Media Images of Social Exclusion. Social Justice. 32, 20-31

Greer, C., (2003). Media representations of dangerousness. Criminal Justice Matters. 51 (1), 4-5

Greer, C., (2001). Risky Business. Criminal Justice Matters. 43 (1), 28-29

Books (5)

Davies, P., Francis, P. and Greer, C., (2017). Victims, Crime and Society: An Introduction (Second Edition). Sage. 9781446255902

Greer, C., (2012). Sex crime and the media: Sex offending and the press in a divided society. Routledge. 9780415628013

Greer, C., (2009). Crime and Media A Reader. Routledge. 0415422396. 9780415422390

Davies, P., Francis, P. and Greer, C., (2007). Victims, Crime and Society. SAGE Publications Ltd. 978-1412907590

Greer, C., (2003). Sex Crime and the Media: Sex Offending and the Press in a Divided Society. Willan. 1135999864. 978-1843920045

Book chapters (21)

Greer, C., (2017). News Media, Victims and Crime. In: Victims, Crime and Society, second edition. Editors: Davies, P., Francis, C. and Greer, C., . SAGE. 20- 49. 9781412907606

Greer, C. and McLaughlin, E., (2017). News Power, Crime and Media Justice. In: The Oxford Handbook of Criminology. Editors: Liebling, A., McAra, L. and Manura, S., . Oxford University Press. 260- 283

Davies, P., Francis, P. and Greer, C., (2017). Victims, Crime and Society: An Introduction. In: Victims, Crime and Society. Editors: Davies, P., Francis, P. and Greer, C., . SAGE. 1473910919. 9781473910911

Greer, C. and McLaughlin, E., (2015). The return of the repressed: secrets. lies, denial and "historical" child sexual abuse scandals. In: How corrupt is Britain?. Editors: Whyte, D., . Pluto Press. 113- 123

Greer, C. and McLaughlin, E., (2014). Righting Wrongs: Citizen Journalism and Miscarriages of Justice. In: Citizen Journalism: Global Perspectives - Volume 2. Editors: Thorsen, E. and Allan, S., . Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften. 39- 50

Greer, C. and Reiner, R., (2014). Labelling, Deviance and Media. In: Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Editors: Bruinsma, G. and Weisburd, D., . Springer. 2814- 2823. 9781461456896

Greer, C., (2013). Crime and media: understanding the connections. In: Criminology, third edition. Editors: Hale, C., Hayward, A., Wahadin, A. and Wincup, E., . Oxford University Press. 143- 164

Greer, C. and Reiner, R., (2012). Mediated Mayhem: Media, Crime and Criminal Justice. In: Oxford Handbook of Criminology (fifth edition). Editors: Maguire, M., Morgan, R. and Reiner, R., . Oxford University Press. 245- 278. 9780199590278

Greer, C. and McLaughlin, E., (2012). 'Trial by Media': Riots, Looting, Gangs and Mediatised Police Chiefs. In: Policing, Politics, Culture and Control: Essays in Honour of Robert Reiner. Editors: Newburn, T. and Peay, J., . Hart. 135- 153. 9781849463003

Greer, C., (2010). News Media Criminology. In: The SAGE Handbook of Criminological Theory. Editors: McLaughlin, E. and Newburn, T., . Sage Publications Ltd. 490- 513. 9781412920384

Greer, C., (2009). Crime and Media: Understanding the Connections. In: Criminology, (second edition). Editors: Hale, C., Hayward, K., Wahadin, A. and Wincup, E., . Oxford University Press. 978-0199227297

Greer, C., (2008). Media Reporting. In: Dictionary of Youth Justice. Editors: Goldson, B., . Willan. 223- 224

Greer, C., (2008). News Reporting. In: Dictionary of Youth Justice. Editors: Goldson, B., . Willan

Greer, C., (2008). Fear of Crime. In: Dictionary of Youth Justice. Editors: Goldson, B., . Willan

Davies, P., Francis, P. and Greer, C., (2007). Victims, Crime and Society. In: Victims, Crime and Society. SAGE Publications Ltd. 1- 19. 9781412907606

Greer, C., (2007). News Media, Victims and Crime. In: Victims. Crime and Society. Editors: Greer, C., Davies, P. and Francis, P., . Sage. 1409828182. 9781409828181

Greer, C., (2005). Delivering Death: Capital Punishment, Botched Executions and the American Press. In: Captured by the Media. Editors: Mason, P., . Routledge. 84- 102. 9781843925767

Greer, C., (2005). Crime and Media: Understanding the Connections. In: Criminology. Editors: Hale, C., Wincup, E., Hayward, K. and Wahadin, A., . Oxford University Press. 9780199270361

Greer, C., (2005). Sex Crime. In: Sage Dictionary of Criminology. Editors: Muncie, J. and McLaughlin, E., . Sage

Greer, C., (2004). Crime, Media and Community: Grief and Virtual Engagement in Late Modernity. In: Cultural Criminology Unleashed. Editors: Ferrell, J., . Routledge. 109- 121

Greer, C., (2003). Sex Crime and the Media: Press Representations in Northern Ireland. In: Criminal Visions: Media Representations of Crime and Justice. Editors: Mason, P., . Willan Pub. 90- 116. 9781843924401

Media (1)

Greer, C. and McLaughlin, E., The Scandal Machine - BBC Radio 4, Archive on 4. Audio

Other (1)

Greer, C., Rosbrook-Thompson, J., Armstrong, G., Ilan, J., McLaughlin, E., Myers, C-A., Rojek, C. and Taylor, E., (2019).Enhancing the work of the Islington Integrated Gangs Team: A pilot study on the response to serious youth violence in Islington,Centre for City Criminology, City, University of London

Contact

chris.greer@essex.ac.uk

Location:

Colchester Campus