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On SAGE Insight: Theorizing institutional scandal and the regulatory state

From Theoretical Criminology The UK is experiencing a proliferation of public sector institutional scandals. Following a succession of scandals involving the banking sector politicians’ expenses, state surveillance and  phone-hacking by journalists, Britain’s public institutions—the BBC, the National Health Service, the … Continue reading

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‘Trial by media’ demonstrates the power of the rising news media and its influence on policing philosophy in the UK

‘Trial by media’: Policing, the 24–7 news mediasphere and the ‘politics of outrage’ From Theoretical Criminology This article examines the ‘trial by media’ that preceded Sir Ian Blair’s dramatic decision to resign as London Metropolitan Police Commissioner on 2 October … Continue reading

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