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Festive Note by EG Coordinator Team

Dear friends  We hope this finds you well. We have been a little quiet of late, due to coordinator illness and the demands of 2020. What a year!   However, we are really pleased to say that we are still working away in the background on building the new European…

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Against the shock doctrine

The outcomes of this ‘global crisis’ threaten to exceed the criminal effects of 2008 financial crash, but they also could enable us to stop the ongoing global cycle of looting and structural violence. Fighting the implementation of exception and anti-social measures is the first step in order to prevent a new criminal period of financial restructuring and power concentration.

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EG Newsletter

The European Group publishes a monthly newsletter featuring news about the Group, information about campaigns, lectures and seminars across the world, and short articles from members.   Please feel free to contribute to this newsletter by sending any information that you think might be of interest to the Group to Ida/Per…

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Working Groups

The European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control (EG), established in Europe but today an international network for academics, practitioners, and activists working towards social justice, state accountability and decarceration. It is an open forum promoting critical analysis and connecting theory, politics and activism. Since the Group…

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October 2020

Read the newsletter here. Dear comrades and colleagues of the European Group Welcome to the October newsletter of the European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control. We’ve continued to miss everyone – and especially as we would have had the conference last month. We are sure you…

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September 2020

Read here. Welcome to the September newsletter of the European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control. We’ve missed you!We hope everyone is doing well through these continuously trying times. It has been a long summer and we took a step back from the newsletter to focus on…

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June 2020

NEWSLETTER AVAILABLE HERE Dear comrades and colleagues of the European Group We hope this edition of the newsletter finds you and your family and friends safe and well. In a recent email, we sent a short update from the co-ordination group – you can access it online here. As you…

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April 2020 SPECIAL NEWSLETTER

Part I. Part II. Full word document Dear comrades and colleagues of the European Group We hope this edition of the newsletter finds you and your family and friends safe and well. There is – we are sure – little need to highlight we are all in unprecedented times and…

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History

In 1970 Stan Cohen, Mario Simondi and Karl Schumann, who met whilst sharing an office at Berkeley University, California, proposed the formation of an alternative critical criminology forum. Their aim was not just to cover topics and hold debates marginalised or ignored by mainstream, administrative and official criminology but to…

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Absent friends

I started writing this text in Barcelona and finished it in Bogotá. Both cities have a special meaning in the route that this text goes through, not examining Massimo Pavarini’s work (many people are doing this), but to transmitting what my personal memory evokes as the wonderful adventure of meeting…

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Covid-19 Pandemic

Joint Statewatch and European group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control information-gathering exercise We would like to gather information on decisions taken by governments in response to the covid-19 pandemic with implications for civil liberties. We aim to publish this information online as a public resource. Your assistance…

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