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School of Justice Studies

Prof Joe Sim

Prof Joe Sim

Telephone: 0151 231 5143

Publications

Highlighted publications

Sim J. 2009. Punishment and Prisons: Power and the Carceral State Sage Publications Limited. London 9780761960041 DOI Publisher Url

Sim J. 2008. Pain and Punishment: The Real and the Imaginary in Penal Institutions Carlen P. Imaginary Penalties Willan 978-1-84392-375-6 DOI Publisher Url

Sim J, Cooper . Punishing the Detritus and the Damned: Why Prison in Liverpool? Scott D. Why Prison Cambridge University Press. Cambridge 9781107030749 Publisher Url

Journal article

Sim J. 2019. Aching desolation: Liverpool prison and the regressive limits of penal reform in England and Wales Critical and Radical Social Work, 7 :41-58 DOI Public Url

Sim J. 2018. We are all (Neo) Liberal Now: Reform and the Prison Crisis in England and Wales Justice, Power and Resistance, 2 :165-188

Sim J. 2015. The toxic legacy of New Labour Criminal Justice Matters, 102 :31-32 DOI

Sim J. 2015. Strangeways: twenty-five years on Criminal Justice Matters, 100 :31 DOI

Bennett J, Sim J, Squires P, Reiner R, Loveday B. 2015. Rex Bloomstein's films of reflection and empathy: Jamie Bennett, Joe Sim, Peter Squires, Robert Reiner and Barry Loveday offer their own recollections of a stand out subject from the past 26 years Criminal Justice Matters, 100 :30 DOI

Sim J. 2014. OFFENDER REHABILITATION AND THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITIES: ENABLING CHANGE THE TC WAY BRITISH JOURNAL OF CRIMINOLOGY, 54 :972-975 DOI Author Url

Sim J. 2014. For Stuart Hall: Joe Sim remembers his PhD supervisor Criminal Justice Matters, 96 :28 DOI

Coleman R, Sim J. 2013. Managing the mendicant: Regeneration and repression in Liverpool: Roy Coleman and Joe Sim explore constructs of inclusion - and exclusion Criminal Justice Matters, 92 :30-31 DOI

Sim J. 2012. 'Shock and Awe': Judicial responses to the riots: Joe Sim focuses on the authoritarian response to the August 2011 disturbances Criminal Justice Matters, 89 :26-27 DOI

Sim J. 2011. Criminal Justice in Scotland CRITICAL SOCIAL POLICY, 31 :481-483 DOI Author Url

Christie N, Currie E, Kennedy H, Morgan R, Laycock G, Sim J, Tombs J, Walters R, Loader I, Sparks R. 2011. A SYMPOSIUM OF REVIEWS OF PUBLIC CRIMINOLOGY? BRITISH JOURNAL OF CRIMINOLOGY, 51 :707-738 DOI Author Url

Sim J. 2011. Review: Criminal Justice in Scotland Critical Social Policy, 31 :481-483 DOI

Sim J. 2010. Thinking about state violence Criminal Justice Matters, 82 :6-7 DOI

Sim J. 2010. PUNISHING THE POOR: THE NEOLIBERAL GOVERNMENT OF SOCIAL INSECURITY BRITISH JOURNAL OF CRIMINOLOGY, 50 :589-593 DOI Author Url

Sim J. 2010. The toxic legacy of New Labour: Joe Sim argues that New Labour stands indicted for intensifying politically and spiritually corrosive policies in the criminal justice system Criminal Justice Matters, 79 :30-31 DOI

Sim J. 2010. THE HOUNDING OF DAVID OLUWALE BRITISH JOURNAL OF CRIMINOLOGY, 50 :158-U12 DOI Author Url

Sim J. 2009. My Father's Watch: The Story of a Child Prisoner in 70s Britain. BRITISH JOURNAL OF CRIMINOLOGY, 49 :281-284 DOI Author Url

Sim J. 2005. Ironies of imprisonment PUNISHMENT & SOCIETY-INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PENOLOGY, 7 :483-485 DOI Author Url

Hillyard P, Sim J, Tombs S, Whyte D. 2004. Leaving a 'stain upon the silence' - Contemporary criminology and the politics of dissent BRITISH JOURNAL OF CRIMINOLOGY, 44 :369-390 DOI Author Url

Sim J. 2003. Captive audience: Media, masculinity and power in prisons THEORETICAL CRIMINOLOGY, 7 :239-242 DOI Author Url

Sim J. 2003. Engendering resistance: Agency and power in women's prisons. SOCIAL & LEGAL STUDIES, 12 :145-147 DOI Author Url

Sim J. 2002. Mass imprisonment: Social causes and consequences. SOCIAL & LEGAL STUDIES, 11 :312-314 DOI Author Url

Sim J. 2002. The future of prison health care: A critical analysis Critical Social Policy, 22 :300-323 DOI

Sim J. 2000. The victimized state Criminal Justice Matters, 42 :26-27 DOI

Sim J. 1998. Critical criminology: Visions from Europe. BRITISH JOURNAL OF CRIMINOLOGY, 38 :701-703 Author Url

Sim J. 1998. The emancipation of prisoners: A socio-historical analysis of the dutch prison experience JOURNAL OF LAW AND SOCIETY, 25 :448-451 Author Url

Sim J. 1997. The order of terror: The concentration camp - Sofsky,W SOCIOLOGY-THE JOURNAL OF THE BRITISH SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION, 31 :835-837 DOI Author Url

SIM J. 1995. DISCOURSE, POWER AND JUSTICE - TOWARDS A NEW SOCIOLOGY OF IMPRISONMENT - ADLER,M, LONGHURST,B SOCIOLOGY-THE JOURNAL OF THE BRITISH SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION, 29 :739-740 DOI Author Url

SIM J. 1994. PUNISHMENT AND MODERN SOCIETY - GARLAND,D SOCIOLOGY-THE JOURNAL OF THE BRITISH SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION, 28 :617-618 DOI Author Url

SIM J. 1994. THE PERSISTENT PRISON - RETHINKING DECARCERATION AND PENAL REFORM - MCMAHON,MW SOCIOLOGY-THE JOURNAL OF THE BRITISH SOCIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION, 28 :320-321 DOI Author Url

SIM J. 1993. SUSPECT COMMUNITY - HILLYARD,P JOURNAL OF LAW AND SOCIETY, 20 :475-478 DOI Author Url

Sim J. 1993. Turning the Prison Screw Criminal Justice Matters, 14 :12 DOI

Sim J. 1987. Repressing the living dead: Penal policy and the peterhead demonstration Critical Social Policy, 7 :68-72 DOI

Coleman R, Sim J. 'You'll never walk alone': CCTV surveillance, order and neo-liberal rule in Liverpool city centre. Br J Sociol, 51 :623-639 DOI Author Url

Chapters

Sim J. 2018. Malignant Reality: Mental Ill-Health and Self Inflicted Deaths in Prisons in England and Wales Mills A, Kendall K. Mental Health in Prisons: Critical Perspectives on Treatment and Confinement :235-258 Palgrave MacMillan. Basingstoke

Carlton B, Sim J. 2018. Deaths in sites of state confinement: A continuum of routine violence and terror Loss, Dying and Bereavement in the Criminal Justice System :54-63 9781138283572 DOI

Ryan M, Sim J. 2016. Campaigning for and campaigning against prisons: Excavating and reaffirming the case for prison abolition Handbook on Prisons: Second Edition :712-733 9780415745659 DOI

Ryan M, Sim J. 2014. Power, punishment and prisons in England and Wales 1975-1996 Comparing Prison Systems :175-205 9789057005107 DOI

Coleman R, Sim J. 2013. Contemporary statecraft and the ‘punitive obsession’: A critique of the new penology thesis The New Punitiveness: Trends, Theories, Perspectives 9781843926436 :101-118 9781843926436 DOI

Sim J. 2012. At the centre of the new professional gaze: Women, medicine and confinement Women, Madness and the Law: A Feminist Reader :211-226 9781843146063 DOI

Cooper V, Sim J. 2010. Punishing the detritus and the damned: Penal and semi-penal institutions in Liverpool and the North West Why Prison? :189-210 9781107030749 DOI

Sim J, Tombs S. 2009. State Talk, State Violence: 'Violence at Work in the UK' Leys C, Panitch L. Violence Today The Socialist Register 2009 Actually Existing Barbarism Merlin Press 9780850366075 Publisher Url

Sim J. 2008. Pain and Punishment: The Real and the Imaginary in Penal Institutions Carlen P. Imaginary Penalties Willan 978-1-84392-375-6 DOI Publisher Url

Sim J. 2007. An Inconvenient Criminological Truth: Pain, Punishment and Prison Officers Bennett J, Crewe B, Wahidin A. Understanding Prison Staff Willan Routledge DOI Publisher Url

Tombs SP, Coleman R, Sim J, Whyte D. Introduction: State, Power, Crime Coleman R, Sim J, Tombs S, Whyte D. State, Power, Crime :1-19 Sage. London 9781412948043 DOI

Cooper V, Sim J. Punishing the Detritus and the Damned: Why Prison in Liverpool? Scott DG. Why Prison? Cambridge University Press. Cambridge Publisher Url

Sim J, Cooper . Punishing the Detritus and the Damned: Why Prison in Liverpool? Scott D. Why Prison Cambridge University Press. Cambridge 9781107030749 Publisher Url

Sim J. Abolitionism Carrabine E, South N, Brisman A. The Routledge Companion to Criminological Theory and Concepts Routledge. London

Sim J, Ryan M. Campaigning for and campaigning against prisons: Excavating and reaffirming the case for prison abolition Jewkes Y, Crewe B, Bennett J. Handbook on Prisons Routledge. London

Sim J, Carlton B. Deaths in Sites of State of Confinement: A continuum of violence and terror Read S, Santzoglou S, Wrigley A. Loss, Dying and Bereavement in the Criminal Justice System Taylor Francis. London

Book

Sim J. 2009. Punishment and Prisons: Power and the Carceral State Sage Publications Limited. London 9780761960041 DOI Publisher Url

Coleman R, Sim J, Tombs S, Whyte D. 2009. State, power, crime :1-278 9781412948050 DOI