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Saarikkomäki, Elsa, Haller, Mie Birk, Solhjell, Randi, Alvesalo-Kuusi, Anne, Kolind, Torsten, Hunt, Geoffrey & Burcar Alm, Veronika (2021). Suspected or protected? Perceptions of procedural justice in ethnic minority youth’s descriptions of police relations. Policing and Society, 31:4, 386-401, DOI: 10.1080/10439463.2020.1747462
Research has highlighted the harmful effects of targeted police practices and the subsequent low trust in the police among ethnic…Read more
Solhjell, R., Saarikkomäki, E. Haller, M.B., Wästerfors, D. & Kolind, T. (2018) “We are seen as a threat”: Police stops of young ethnic minorities in the Nordic countries. Critical Criminology, 1-15.
This article focuses on the perspectives of young ethnic minorities in the Nordic countries who have experienced various forms of…Read more
Søgaard, T. F. (2018). “Voices of the Banned:Emergent Causality and the Unforeseen Consequences of Patron Banning Policies.” Contemporary Drug Problems 45(1): 15-32.
In Western cities, public authorities are increasingly resorting to the use of patron banning orders as means of reducing alcohol…Read more
It is well known that people with a foreign ethnic background are overrepresented in the criminal justice system. The difference…Read more
Holmberg, L. (2000). “Discretionary Leniency and Typological Guilt: Results from a Danish Study of Police Discretion.” Journal of Scandinavian Studies in Criminology and Crime Prevention 1(2): 179-194.
Results from a qualitative study of police discretion in Denmark are presented. The aim of the study was to investigate…Read more
Holmberg, L., & Kyvsgaard, B. (2003). Are immigrants and their descendants discriminated against in the Danish criminal justice system? . Journal of Scandinavian Studies in Criminology and Crime Prevention, 4, 125–142.
The study presents Danish data from 2000 showing disparities between persons with a Danish background and persons with a foreign…Read more
Haller, M. B., R. Solhjell, E. Saarikkomäki, T. Kolind, G. Hunt, D. Wästerfors (2018). “Minor harassments: Ethnic minority youth in the Nordic countries and their perceptions of the police.” Criminology & Criminal Justice.
As different social groups are directly and indirectly confronted with diverse forms of police practices, different sectors of the population…Read more
Deuchar, R., T. F. Søgaard, C. Holligan, K. Miller, A. Bone and L. Borchardt (2018). “Social capital in Scottish and Danish neighbourhoods: paradoxes of a police–community nexus at the front line.” Journal of Scandinavian Studies in Criminology and Crime Prevention 19(2): 187-203.
Community-oriented social capital strategies and punitive-oriented policing approaches conflict. Establishing local networking initiatives with community-oriented policing at the centre lends…Read more
Cakmak, M. and R. Wellendorf (2007). Gadedrenge – yngre etniske drenge i gadebilledet og deres møder med politi og borgere [Lads – younger ethnic boys in the street and their encounters with the police and the citizens]. Center for Ungdomsforskning
This report documents studies from six European scientists. The purpose of the studies is to gain an understanding of the…Read more