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Shiner, M., Z. Carre, R. Delsol, & N. Eastwood (2018). The Colour of Injustice: ‘Race’, drugs and law enforcement in England and Wales. London: StopWatch, LSE, Release.

A report that captures the police reform and frequency of stop and search conducted in England and Wales, focusing on…

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Miller, J., et al. (2008). Racism and police stops: Adapting US and British debates to continental Europe. European journal of criminology, 5(2), 161-191.

disproportionality, Ethnic profiling, Institutional racism, police stops racial profiling

Findings from an international research programme on police stops in Bulgaria, Hungary and Spain are reviewed in the context of…

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Murray, K. (2018). The Modern Making of Stop and Search. The British Journal of Criminology, 58(3), 588-605.

crime prevention, parliament, Police Powers, stop and search

This article investigates the development of modern stop and search powers in post-war Britain—namely, the legal rules that allow police…

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McAra, L., & McVie, S. (2005). The usual suspects?:Street-life, young people and the police. Criminal Justice, 5(1), 5-36. doi:10.1177/1466802505050977

This article explores children's experience of policing. Drawing on findings from the Edinburgh Study of Youth Transitions and Crime, it…

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Ip, J. (2013). The Reform of Counterterrorism Stop and Search after Gillan v United Kingdom. Human Rights Law Review, 13(4), 729-760.

This article considers the reform of the power to stop and search originally conferred by Sections 44 to 47 of…

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Ip, J. (2017). The Legality of ‘suspicionless’ Stop and Search Powers under the European Convention on Human Rights. Human Rights Law Review, 17(3), 523-544.

‘suspicionless’ powers, Article 8 European Convention on Human Rights, Schedule 7 Terrorism Act 2000 (UK), section 60 Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 (UK), stop and search, terrorism, United Kingdom

Legal analysis of UK terrorism Acts that permit suspicionless stop and search.

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Flacks, S. (2017). The stop and search of minors: A ‘vital police tool’? Criminology & Criminal Justice, 1748895817720485. doi:10.1177/1748895817720485

policing, public space, race, stop and search, youth

Police stop and search powers have been widely criticized for the disproportionate manner in which members of black and ethnic…

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Deuchar, R., & Bhopal, K. (2017). Young People and Social Control: Problems and Prospects from the Margins. London: Palgrave Macmillan.

Ethnic Minority, Prison, Social Justice, Youth Social Deprivation

This book explores young people’s experiences of social control and the state, especially those living at the margins of society…

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