Readership: Scholars and students of criminology, criminal justice, sociology, and policing studies, as well as historians, political scientists and policy makers.
Dr Gavin Slade, Assistant Professor, Centre for Criminology and Socio-Legal Studies, University of Toronto, Canada
Dr Gavin Slade is an Assistant Professor in Criminology at the University of Toronto, Canada, having gained his PhD in Law from the University of Oxford in 2011. He is primarily interested in organized crime and prison sociology; in particular, criminological questions arising from post-Soviet societies, having lived and worked in Russia and Georgia for almost seven years. He maintains a broad interest in criminal justice reform in transitional contexts and has also worked on such issues in the non-governmental sector in Georgia.
1: Georgia in 'the Understandings'
2: Resilience and the Decline of Mafias
3: Thieves-in-Law as a Soviet and Post-Soviet Mafia in Georgia
4: Predator vs. Predator: the State and Mafia before and after the Rose Revolution
5: Organizing and Re-Organizing Crime in Georgia
6: Fitting the Frame: Prison and Recruitment
7: 'With My Body and Soul': Commitment and Exit Costs
8: Maintaining Distinction: Social Attitudes to the Criminal Nobility
9: Georgia Outside 'The Understandings'?