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Professor Paul Rock FBA

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About this Fellow

Paul Rock has been Emeritus Professor Sociology at the London School of Economics since 2008. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and an Honorary Fellow of the Regulatory Institutions Network of the Australian National University. He has been a Visiting Professor at a number of institutions, including Princeton University, the University of Pennsylvania, the Solicitor General of Canada and the University of Macau. His interests focus on the development of criminal justice policies, especially for victims, and criminological theory. He has just completed his portion of an official history of criminal justice.

Website: http://www.lse.ac.uk/sociology/people/paul-rock

Appointments

Current post

  • Emeritus Professor of Sociology, London School of Economics and Political Science

Past Appointments

  • Professor of Sociology, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 1970
  • Visiting Professor, University of Pennsylvania, 1970
  • Professor of Social Institutions, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 1970
  • Emeritus Professor of Social Institutions, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 1970
  • Emeritus Professor of Social Institutions, London School of Economics and Political Science University of London, 1970

Publications

The Social World of an English Crown Court 1993

Making People Pay, 1973 and 2013

11. Victims, Policy-Making and Criminological Theory: Selected Essays, 2010

A view from the shadows 1986

Reconstructing a women's prison 1996

After homicide 1998

Constructing Victims' Rights 2004

Other Sociology, Demography and Social Statistics Fellows

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Public management, both in the UK and internationally, with special reference to the health care and higher education sectors and focussing on narratives of public management reform

Professor Mike Power

Accounting, auditing and organisations; sociology of quantification and valuation; the practice of regulation and risk management; risk cultures and corporate governance

Professor Judy Wajcman

The sociology of employment; the impact of digital technology on work, time, and everyday life; gender inequality, and organizational analysis