Dr Janet Jamieson

School of Justice Studies

Janet is Subject Leader for Criminology and manages the BA (Hons) Criminology and the and BSc (Hons) Criminology and Psychology undergraduate degree programmes. She joined LJMU in September 2007 as a Senior Lecturer having previously taught Criminology at Lancaster University and held Research Fellowships within the Young Justice Research Centre at the University of Liverpool and the Social Work Research Centre at the University of Stirling.


2006, University of Stirling, United Kingdom, PhD, Criminology

Academic appointments

External Examiner, Law and Criminology, Edge Hill University, 2013 - present

Journal article

Taylor S, Beckett Wilson H, Barrett G, Jamieson J, Grindrod L. 2018. Cannabis Use in an English Community: Acceptance, Anxieties and the Liminality of Drug Prohibition Contemporary Drug Problems, 45 :401-424 DOI Public Url

Beckett Wilson H, Taylor S, Barrett G, Jamieson J, Grindrod L. 2017. Propagating the Haze? Community and professional perceptions of cannabis cultivation and the impacts of prohibition International Journal of Drug Policy, 48 :72-80 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Jamieson J. 2012. Bleak Times for Children? The Anti-social Behaviour Agenda and the Criminalization of Social Policy :93-109 DOI

Jamieson J. Bleak times for children? The Anti-Social Behaviour Agenda and the Criminalisation of Social Policy Kemshall H. SOCIAL POLICY AND ADMINISTRATION-An International Journal of Policy and Research, DOI Author Url


Taylor S, Beckett-Wilson H, Jamieson J, Grinrod, L , Barrett G. 2013. Cannabis Use and Cultivation. Public Url


Broadhurst K, Grover C, Jamieson J. 2009. Critical Perspectives on Safeguarding Children Wiley 9780470697566

Evans K, Jamieson J. 2008. Gender and crime Open Univ Pr 9780335225224


Yates J, Jamieson . 2009. 'Young People, Youth Justice and the State’ in Coleman, R., Sim, J., Tombs, S. and Whyte, D. (eds) (2009) State, Power, Crime London: Sage Coleman R, Sim J, Tombs S, Whyte D. State Power Crime :i-278 SAGE. London 9781412948050 Publisher Url

Jamieson J, Yates J. 2009. Young People, Youth Justice and the State State, Power, Crime :76-89 9781412948050 DOI

Jamieson J, Yates J. Young People, Youth Justice and the State Coleman R, Sim J, Tombs S, Whyte D. State Power Crime :i-278 Sage Publications. London 9781412948050

Jamieson J. ‘Respect: The Governmental Plan’ Goldson B. Dictionary of youth justice Willan Pub