Publications

Prof. Steve Tombs
Telephone: +44 (0)151 231 5092
Work address: 68 Hope Street
Email: s.p.tombs@ljmu.ac.uk

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Teaching

Research

Publications 

Books and Pamphlets
 
2009

Coleman, R., Sim, J., Tombs, S. and Whyte, D., eds. (2009) State, Power, Crime, London: Sage.

2008

Dorling, D., Gordon, D., Hillyard, P., Pantazis, C., Pemberton, S. and Tombs, S., Criminal Obsessions. Why harm matters more than crime. Second Edition, London: Crime and Society Foundation, 978-1-906003-14-2, http://www.crimeandjustice.org.uk/opus912/Criminal_obsessions.pdf

Tombs, S. and Whyte, D., A Crisis of Enforcement: the decriminalisation of death and injury at work, London: Centre for Crime and Justice Studies, 1746-6938,
http://www.crimeandjustice.org.uk/opus685/crisisenforcementweb.pdf

2007

Tombs, S
. and Whyte, D.  Safety Crimes, Cullompton: Willan, 978-1-84392-085-4.
 
2005

Hillyard, P., Pantazis, C., Tombs, S., Gordon, D. and Dorling, D. Criminal Obsessions. Why harm matters more than crime, London: Crime and Society Foundation, 0-9548903-1-0.
 
2004

Hillyard, P., Pantazis, C., Tombs, S. and Gordon, D., eds. Beyond Criminology? Taking Harm Seriously, London: Pluto Press, 0745319033. 
   
Refereed Journal Articles

2009

Tombs, S
. and Whyte, D., A Deadly Consensus: worker safety and regulatory degradation under New Labour, British Journal of Criminology,
http://bjc.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/azp063v1

2007

Hillyard, P. and Tombs, S. (2007) “From ‘Crime’ to Social Harm?”, Crime, Law and Social Change, 48, (1-2), 9-25.

Tombs, S“Globalisation, neoliberalism and the trajectories of public policy: closing (and reopening?) political possibilities”, International Journal Management Concepts and Philosophy, 2, (4), 299-316.

Tombs, S.  “’Violence’, Safety Crimes and Criminology”, British Journal of Criminology,  47 , (4), 531-550.

2006

Alvesalo, A., Tombs, S., Virta, E. and Whyte, D. (2006) “Re-Imagining Crime Prevention: controlling corporate crime?”, Crime, Law and Social Change, 45, 1-25.

2005

Alvesalo, A. and Tombs, S“Evaluating Economic Crime Control?”, Security, 18, (4), 7-15.

Alvesalo, A. and Tombs, S“Researching Law in Action: evaluating economic crime control practices”, Retfærd, 108, 28 (1), 57-76.

Coleman, R., Tombs, S. and Whyte. D. (2005) “Capital, Crime Control and Statecraft in the Entrepreneurial City”, Urban Studies, 42, December, 1-20.

Tombs, S“Regulating Safety at Work: the recovery of an idea”, Policy and Practice in Health and Safety, 3, (1), 5-16.

2004

Alvesalo, A. and Tombs, S“Economic Crime Control in Finland”, Sociology, 38, (1), February, 165-174.

Hillyard, P., Sim, J., Tombs, S. and Whyte, D. 'Leaving a "Stain Upon the Silence": Contemporary Criminology and the Politics of Dissent', British Journal of Criminology, 44, 3, pp 369-390.

Book Chapters Dictionary / Encyclopedia Entries

2009

Tombs, S
., Corporate Crime’, in Hale, C., Hayward, K., Wahidin, A. and Wincup, E., eds., Introducing Crime and Criminology. Second Edition, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 301-322.

Tombs and Whyte, D. (2009) Corporate Crime? Theft, Violence and Harm in Muncie, J, Talbot, D and Walters, R (eds.) Crime: Local and Global, Cullompton: Willan/Open University Press.

Coleman, R., Sim, J., Tombs, S., Whyte, D., State, Power, Crime, in Coleman, R., Sim, J., Tombs, S., Whyte, D., eds., State, Power, Crime, London: Sage.

Tombs, S. and Whyte, D., The State and Corporate Crime, in Coleman, R. et al., eds., State, Power, Crime, London: Sage.

Tombs, S., Official Statistics and Hidden Crimes: Researching health and safety crimes, in Croall, H., Corporate Crime. Volume 1: Definitions, London: Sage.

Pearce, F. and Tombs, S., US Capital Versus the Third World: Union Carbide and Bhopal, in Croall, H., Corporate Crime. Volume 2: Corporate Crime: Cases And Explanations, London: Sage.

Pearce, F. and Tombs, S., Hazards, Law and Class: Contextualizing the regulation of corporate crime, in Croall, H., Corporate Crime. Volume 3 Controlling Corporate Crime, London: Sage.

Tombs, S., Corporate Violence, in Brookman, F., Pierpoint, H., Bennett, T. and Maguire, M., eds. Contemporary Forms of Crime:  Patterns, Explanations & Responses, Cullompton: Willan.

Tombs, S. and Pearce, F., Ideology, Hegemony and Empiricism, in Whyte, D., ed.,  Crimes of the Powerful. A Reader, Maidenhead: Open University Press, 157-159.

Tombs, S. and Pearce, F., Toxic Capitalism,  in Whyte, D., ed.,  Crimes of the Powerful. A Reader, Maidenhead: Open University Press, 93-98.

2008

Sim, J. and Tombs, S., State Talk, State Silence: work and ‘violence’ in the UK, in Leys, C. and Panitch, L., eds., VIOLENCE TODAY: Actually existing barbarism. Socialist Register 2009,  Pontypool: Merlin, 88-104.

Tombs, S., Corporations and Health and Safety, in Minkes, J. and Minkes, L., eds., Corporate and White-Collar Crime, London: Sage, 18-38.

Tombs, S. and Williams, B., Corporate Crime and its Victims, in Stout, B., Yates, J. and Williams, B., eds., Applied Criminology, London: Sage, 170-185.

2007

Tombs, S
. and Whyte, D.  Researching White Collar and Corporate Crime in an Era of Neo-Liberalism, in Pontell, H. and Geis, G., eds., International Handbook of White-Collar and Corporate Crime, New York: Springer, 125-147

2006
Tombs, S
. Herald of Free Enterprise, in Gerber, J. and Jensen, E., eds., Encyclopedia of White-Collar Crime, Westport, CT: Greenwood, 129-131.

Tombs, S.  Industrial Accidents, in Gerber, J. and Jensen, E., eds., Encyclopedia of White-Collar Crime, Westport, CT: Greenwood, 139-141.

Tombs, S. Union Carbide, in Gerber, J. and Jensen, E., eds., Encyclopedia of White-Collar Crime, Westport, CT: Greenwood, 289-291.

Tombs, S. and Whyte, D. ‘Work and Risk’, in Walklate, S. and Mythen, G., eds., Beyond the Risk Society: Critical Reflections on Risk and Human Security, Buckingham: Open University Press, 169-193.

Tombs, S. and Whyte, D. ‘Community Safety and Corporate Crime’, in Squires, P., ed., Community Safety: critical perspectives on policy and practice, Bristol: Policy, 155-168.

Tombs, S. ‘Economic Crime in a Cold Climate? Some notes from England, in Alvesalo, A., Heiskanen, S., Laukkanen, J. and Virta, E., eds., Huojuva Talous. Juhlajulkaisu Markku Hirvonen 60 vuotta, Espoo: Poliisiammattikorkeakoulu, 63-75

2005

Hillyard, P. and Tombs, S. ‘Beyond Criminology?’, in Hillyard, P., Pantazis, C., Tombs, S., Gordon, D. and Dorling, D., Criminal Obsessions. Why harm matters more than crime, London: Crime and Society Foundation, 5-22.

Tombs, S. ‘Workplace Harm and the Illusions of Law’, in Hillyard, P., Pantazis, C., Tombs, S., Gordon, D. and Dorling, D., Criminal Obsessions. Why harm matters more than crime, London: Crime and Society Foundation, 39-58.

Tombs, S. and Whyte, D. ‘Scrutinizing the Powerful’, in Muncie, J., ed., Criminology. Volume Three: Radical and Critical Criminologies, London: Sage.

Tombs, S. ‘Corporate Crime’, in Wincup, E., Hale, C., Hayward, K. and Wahidin, A., eds., Introducing Crime and Criminology, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 267-288.

Tombs, S. and Whyte, D. ‘Corporate Crime’, in Muncie, J. and McLaughlin, E., eds., Sage Dictionary of Criminology, Second Edition, London: Sage, 56-7.

Tombs, S. and Whyte, D.‘Regulatory Agencies’, in Muncie, J. and McLaughlin, E., eds., Sage Dictionary of Criminology, Second Edition London: Sage, 240-2.

Tombs, S. and Whyte, D. ‘White-Collar Crime’, in Muncie, J. and McLaughlin, E., eds., Sage Dictionary of Criminology Second Edition, London: Sage, 319-321.

2004

Gordon, D., Hillyard, P., Pantazis, C. and Tombs, S. ‘Conclusion: social harm and its limits’, in Hillyard, P. et al., eds., Beyond Criminology? Taking harm seriously, London: Pluto Press, 267-275.

Hillyard, P. and Tombs, S.  ‘Beyond Criminology?’, in Hillyard, P. et al., eds., Beyond Criminology? Taking harm seriously, London: Pluto Press, 10-29.

Hillyard, P. and Tombs, S. ‘Towards a Political Economy of Harm: states, corporations and the production of inequality’, in Hillyard, P. et al., eds., Beyond Criminology? Taking harm seriously, London: Pluto Press, 30-54.

Tombs, S.  ‘Corporate Crime’, in Mitchell, JM and Wright, RA, eds., Encyclopedia of Criminology, New York: Routledge, 240-244.

Tombs, S. ‘Workplace Injury and Death: social harm and the illusion of law”, in Hillyard, P. et al., eds., Beyond Criminology? Taking harm seriously, London: Pluto Press, 156-177.



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