Specialist Subjects: Corporate and White-Collar Crime and history of criminal justice.
John Minkes has been a Lecturer in Criminology and Criminal Justice at Swansea University since January 1999. Prior to that, he worked as a probation officer in London, Swindon and Cardiff, a social worker for people with learning difficulties in Bridgend, and a researcher and lecturer at the Universities of Cardiff and Bristol and the Open University.
His main research interests are corporate crime, youth justice and the history of the probation service and the criminal justice system. In recent years, he has worked with Professor Maurice Vanstone on research into the history of the Court of Criminal Appeal, and with Professor Leonard Minkes on collaboration between criminologists and management studies scholars in the study of corporate misconduct. He is co-editor with Professor Leonard Minkes of Corporate and White-Collar Crime (Sage, 2008) and has recently written chapters on ‘Corporate Financial Crimes’ and ‘Tax Evasion and Benefit Fraud’ for the Handbook of Crimes (Willan, 2010) and ‘Organizational and Occupational Deviance’ for the Handbook of Deviance (Routledge, 2011).
J.Minkes & L.Minkes (eds) (2008), Corporate and White Collar Crime, London:Sage
J.Minkes & L.Minkes (2011), “Organizational and Occupational Deviance” in C.Bryant (ed) Handbook of Deviance, USA: Routledge.
J.Minkes (2010), “Corporate Financial Crimes” in T.Bennett, F.Brookman, M.Maguire & H.Pierpoint (eds), Handbook on Crime, Cullompton: Willan.
J.Minkes & L.Minkes (2010), “Tax Fraud and Benefit Evasion” with L.Minkes, in T.Bennett, F.Brookman, M.Maguire & H.Pierpoint (eds) Handbook on Crime, Cullompton: Willan.
J.Minkes (2010), “Silent or Invisible? Governments and corporate financial crimes” (policy essay), Criminology & Public Policy, 9,3,467-473.
J.Minkes (2008), “Executions in Wales”, Encyclopaedia of Wales.
J.Minkes & L.Minkes (2008), “Introduction”, in J.Minkes & L.Minkes (eds) Corporate and White Collar Crime, London: Sage.
J.Minkes & L.Minkes (2008), “Concluding Comments”, in J.Minkes & L.Minkes (eds) Corporate and White Collar Crime, London: Sage.
J. Minkes (2007), “Change, Continuity and Public Opinion in Youth Justice” (Book Review Essay), International Criminal Justice Review, 17,4,340-9.
R.Hammersley, J.Minkes & M.Reid (2006), “Treating young offenders’ substance use problems: Systemic, methodological and conceptual issues”, Journal of Educational and Child Psychology, 23,2, 41-53.
J.Minkes & M.T.Vanstone (2006), “Gender, race and the death penalty: lessons from three 1950s murder trials, Howard Journal, 45,4,403-20.
J.Minkes (2006), Preventing Crime Among Homeless Youth, 30pp, Montreal: International Centre for the Prevention of Crime.
J Minkes, R.Hammersley and P.Raynor (2005), “Partnership in Working with Young Offenders with Substance Misuse Problems”, Howard Journal, 44, 244-58.
J Minkes and A.L.Minkes (2005), “Decentralisation, Responsibility and Ethical Dilemmas, Social Responsibility. 1,1/2,16-20.
J.Minkes (2005), “Wales and the ‘Bloody Code’: the Brecon Circuit of the Court of Great Sessions in the 1750s”, Welsh History Review, 22,4,673-704.
R.Hammersley, J. Minkes, M.Reid, A.Oliver, A.Genova and P.Raynor (2004), Drug and Alcohol Projects for Young Offenders: The Evaluation of Development Fund Projects Funded by the Youth Justice Board, Final Report to the Youth Justice Board, 57pp, London: Youth Justice Board.
M A (Cantab), M Sc (Econ), (Wales) CQSW
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Level 1: Criminology, Crime & Society
Level 2: Prisons, Past, Present & Future and Careers for Criminologists
Level 3: Corporate and White-collar Crime
Masters: Crimes of the Powerful and Prisons, Past, Present and Future