Policy Press

Publishing with Purpose

Maggie O'Neill

Maggie O'Neill is Professor in Sociology at University College Cork. She is an ethnographer who researches in the areas of cultural criminology, critical theory/feminist theory, biographic, participatory and arts based/walking methods, specifically in relation to sex work and (forced) migration.
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Imaginative Criminology

Of Spaces Past, Present and Future

Founded in cultural, textual, and ethnographic analysis, this distinctive and engaging book proposes an imaginative criminology, focusing on how spaces of transgression, control or confinement are lived, portrayed and imagined.

Bristol Uni Press

Asylum, Migration and Community

Rooted in more than two decades of scholarship, this book uses critical social theory and participatory, biographical and arts-based methods with asylum seekers, refugees and emerging communities to explore the dynamics of the asylum-migration-community nexus.

Policy Press

Living and working in areas of street sex work

From conflict to coexistence

There has been considerable recent policy debate and community concern on street sex work in local neighbourhoods. This report examines how residential areas characterised as areas of female street sex work are shared by different sections of the community and considers community and policy responses. Free pdf version available at www.jrf.org.uk

Policy Press