Keywords youth

Sollund, R. (2007). Tatt for en annen: En feltstudie av relasjonen mellom etniske minoriteter og politiet. [Mistaken for someone else: A field study of relations between ethnic minorities and the police]. Oslo: Gyldendal Akademisk.

ethnic minorities, experiences, police stops, youth

Ragnhild Sollund (criminology) published on the topic of relations between ethnic minorities and the police through a book entitled “Mistaken…

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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.

experiencing, intersectionality, minorities, police stops, youth

This article focuses on the perspectives of young ethnic minorities in the Nordic countries who have experienced various forms of…

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Peterson, A. (2008). Who ‘Owns’ the Streets? Ritual Performances of Respect and Authority in Interactions Between Young Men and Police Officers. Journal of Scandinavian Studies in Criminology and Crime Prevention, 9(2), 97-118. doi:10.1080/14043850802450104

 Erving Goffman,  Impression management,  Police codes of conduct,  Police suppression,  Reciprocal relations,  Street cultures, Authority, respect, youth

Joining insights from the work of Richard Sennett and Erving Goffman, I probe the power relations which underlie the performances…

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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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Flacks, S. (2018). The stop and search of minors: A ‘vital police tool’? Criminology & Criminal Justice, 18(3), 364-384.

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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Flacks, S. (2018). Law, necropolitics and the stop and search of young people. Theoretical Criminology, 136248061877403.

Michel Foucault, police and policing, race and class, stop and search, youth

Stop and search can harm young people, damage relations between police and the community and alienate ethnic and racial minorities.…

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