Phillips, Coretta


Dr Coretta Phillips  

Department

Position held

Mannheim Centre for the Study of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Department of Social Policy

Associate Professor (Reader)

Experience keywords:

ethnic inequality; minority perspectives; crime; ethnicity and criminal justice; racism, racial discrimination, criminal justice; criminology

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Dr Phillips' research has largely been concerned with ethnicities, racism, crime, and criminal justice outcomes. Her most recent work has examined the construction and negotiation of ethnic and masculine identities among white, minority ethnic, and foreign national prisoners. Previously Dr Phillips has conducted research on: the internal role and external influence of black and Asian professional associations in the criminal justice field; community safety and multi-agency partnership working and structures; the arrest, detention and prosecution process; repeat victimisation and racist violence, and aggression and violence in the lives of girls and boys of school age.

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+44 (0)20 7955 7974

Publications

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2014

Phillips, Coretta, ed (2014) Race and crime Critical concepts in criminology. Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon. ISBN 9780415819077

2013

Phillips, Coretta and Webster, Colin (2013) New directions and new generations - old and new racism? In: Phillips, Coretta and Webster, Colin, (eds.) New Directions in Race, Ethnicity and Crime. Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon, 178-186. ISBN 9780415540490

Phillips, Coretta and Webster, Colin (2013) Introduction: Bending the paradigm - new directions and new generations In: Phillips, Coretta and Webster, Colin, (eds.) New Directions in Race, Ethnicity and Crime. Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon, 1-17. ISBN 9780415540490

Chakraborti, N and Phillips, Coretta (2013) Minority groups and the penal landscape: challenges for research and policy In: Dockley, Anita and Loader, Ian, (eds.) The Penal Landscape: the Howard League Guide to Criminal Justice in England and Wales. Routledge, Oxford, UK, 150-166. ISBN 9780415823296

Earle, Rod and Phillips, Coretta (2013) "Muslim is the new black": new ethnicities and new essentialisms in the prison Race and Justice, 3 (2). 114-129. ISSN 2153-3687

Phillips, Coretta and Webster, Colin, eds (2013) New directions in race, ethnicity and crime Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon. ISBN 9780415540490

2012

Phillips, Coretta and Bowling, Benjamin (2012) Ethnicities, racism, crime and criminal justice In: Maguire, Mike and Morgan, Rod and Reiner , Robert, (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Criminology. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199590278

Bowling, Ben and Phillips, Coretta and Sheptycki, James (2012) 'Race', political economy and the coercive state In: Newburn, Tim and Peay, Jill, (eds.) Policing: Politics, Culture and Control. Hart Publishing, Oxford, UK, 43-68. ISBN 9781849463003

Phillips, Coretta (2012) 'It ain't nothing like America with the Bloods and the Crips': gang narratives inside two English prisons Punishment and Society, 14 (1). 51-68. ISSN 1462-4745

Earle, Rod and Phillips, Coretta (2012) Digesting men?: ethnicity, gender and food: perspectives from a 'prison ethnography' Theoretical Criminology, 16 (2). 141-156. ISSN 1362-4806

Phillips, Coretta (2012) The multicultural prison: ethnicity, masculinity, and social relations among prisoners Clarendon studies in criminology. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 978 0199697229

2011

Phillips, Coretta and Earle, Rod (2011) Cultural diversity, ethnicity and race relations in prison In: Crewe, Ben and Bennett, Jamie, (eds.) The Prisoner. Routledge. ISBN 9780415668651

Phillips, Coretta (2011) Institutional racism and ethnic inequalities: an expanded multilevel framework Journal of Social Policy, 40 (01). 173-192. ISSN 0047-2794

2010

Phillips, Coretta and Earle, Rod (2010) Reading difference differently?: identity, epistemology and prison ethnography British Journal of Criminology, 50 (2). 360-378. ISSN 0007-0955

2009

Earle, Rod and Phillips, Coretta (2009) 'Con-viviality' and beyond: identity dynamics in a young men's prison In: Wetherell, Margaret, (ed.) Identity in the 21st Century: New Trends in Changing Times. Identity studies in the social sciences. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, 120-138. ISBN 9780230580879

Phillips, Coretta (2009) Ethnic inequalities: another 10 years of the same? In: Hills, John and Sefton, Tom and Stewart, Kitty, (eds.) Towards a More Equal Society? Poverty, Inequality and Policy Since 1997. CASE studies on poverty, place and policy. Policy Press, Bristol, UK, 179-200. ISBN 9781847422019

2008

Phillips, Coretta (2008) Negotiating identities: ethnicity and social relations in a young offenders' institution Theoretical Criminology, 12 (3). 313-331. ISSN 1362-4806

2007

Bowling, B. and Phillips, Coretta (2007) Ethnicities, racism, crime, and criminal justice In: Maguire, Mike and Morgan, Rod and Reiner, Robert, (eds.) Handbook of Criminology. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 0199205442

Phillips, Coretta (2007) Ethnicity, identity and community cohesion in prison In: Wetherell, Margaret and Lafleche, Michelynn and Berkeley, Robert, (eds.) Identity, Ethnic Diversity and Community Cohesion. SAGE Publications Ltd., London, UK, 75-86. ISBN 9781412946162

Bowling, Benjamin and Phillips, Coretta (2007) Disproportionate and discriminatory: reviewing the evidence on police stop and search Modern Law Review, 70 (6). 236-961. ISSN 0026-7961

Phillips, Coretta (2007) The re-emergence of the 'black spectre': minority professional associations in the post-Macpherson era Ethnic and Racial Studies, 30 (3). 375-396. ISSN 0141-9870

2005

Phillips, Coretta (2005) Ethnic inequalities under New Labour: progress or entrenchment? In: Hills, John and Stewart, Kitty, (eds.) A More Equal Society?: New Labour, Poverty, Inequality and Exclusion. CASE studies on poverty, place and policy. The Policy Press, Bristol, UK, 189-208. ISBN 9781861345776

Phillips, Coretta and Bowling, Benjamin and Campbell, Alexandra and Docking, Maria (2005) Policing and human rights In: Bangura, Yusuf and Stavenhagen, Rodolfo, (eds.) Racism and Public Policy. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke; New York, 117-148. ISBN 9781403949165

Phillips, Coretta (2005) Facing inwards and outwards?: Institutional racism, race equality and the role of Black and Asian professional associations Criminology and Criminal Justice, 5 (4). 357-377. ISSN 1748-8958

2004

Bowling, Benjamin and Phillips, Coretta and Campbell, Alexandra and Docking, Maria (2004) Policing and human rights: eliminating discrimination, xenophobia, intolerance and the abuse of power from police work

2003

Bowling, Ben and Phillips, Coretta (2003) Policing ethnic minority communities In: Newburn, Tim, (ed.) Handbook of Policing. Willan Publishing, Devon, UK, 528-555. ISBN 9781843920199

Hebenton, William and Pease, Ken and Phillips, Coretta (2003) Sentencing offenders against non-human animals in England and Wales Crime and Criminal Justice International, 1 (1). 247-285. ISSN 0973-5232

Phillips, Coretta and Bowling, B. (2003) 2002 Perrie lecture - Responding to racisms in the criminal justice system: undoing the criminalisation of black people in England Prison Service Journal (146). 9-19. ISSN 0300-3558

Bowling, Ben and Phillips, Coretta (2003) Racist victimization in England and Wales In: Hawkins, Darnell F., (ed.) Violent Crime: Assessing Race and Ethnic Differences. Cambridge studies in criminology. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 154-170. ISBN 9780521626743

Phillips, Coretta (2003) Who's who in the pecking order?: Aggression and 'normal violence' in the lives of girls and boys British Journal of Criminology, 43 (4). 710-728. ISSN 0007-0955

Phillips, Coretta and Bowling, Benjamin (2003) Racism, ethnicity and criminology: developing minority perspectives British Journal of Criminology, 43 (2). 269-290. ISSN 0007-0955

2002

Phillips, Coretta and Bowling, B. (2002) Racism, crime and justice Longman Criminology Series. Longman, Harlow, UK. ISBN 0582299667

Phillips, Coretta and Jacobson, J. and Prime, R. and Carter, M. and Considine, M. (2002) Crime and disorder reduction partnerships: round one progress Police Research Series, 151. Home Office, Policing and Reducing Crime Unit, London, UK. ISBN 9781840827941

Phillips, Coretta (2002) From voluntary to statutory status: reflecting on the experience of three partnerships established under the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 In: Hughes, Gordon and McLaughlin, Eugene and Muncie, John, (eds.) Crime Prevention and Community Safety: New Directions. Published in association with The Open University. SAGE Publications, London, UK, 163-181. ISBN 9780761974093

Phillips, Coretta and Bowling, Benjamin (2002) Ethnicities, racism, crime and criminal justice In: Maguire, Mike and Morgan, Rod and Reiner, Robert, (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Criminology. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 421-460. ISBN 9780199256099

1999

Phillips, Coretta (1999) A review of CCTV evaluations: crime reduction effects and attitudes to its use In: Painter, Kate and Tilley, Nick, (eds.) Surveillance of Public Space: Cctv, Street Lighting and Crime Prevention, Crime Prevention Studies. Crime prevention studies, Vol. 1. Criminal Justice Press, Monsey, NY, 123-156. ISBN 9781881798224

1998

Phillips, Coretta and Sampson, Alice (1998) Preventing repeated racial victimisation: an action research project British Journal of Criminology, 38 (1). 124-144. ISSN 0007-0955

1997

Phillips, Coretta and Browning, David (1997) Observational studies in police custody areas: some methodological and ethical issues considered Policing and Society, 7 (3). 191-205. ISSN 1043-9463

1995

Farrell, Graham and Phillips, Coretta and Pease, Ken (1995) Like taking candy: why does repeat victimization occur? British Journal of Criminology, 35 (3). ISSN 0007-0955


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This book examines the negotiation of ethnic difference within the closed world of male prisons, considering claims of discrimination, inequality, entitlement, and preferential treatment from white and minority ethnic prisoners.

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Awards

The multicultural prison: ethnicity, masculinity, and social relations among prisoners jointly won The 2013 Criminology Book Prize. It was also shortlisted for the inaugural Award for Ethnography, sponsored by BBC Radio 4's Thinking Allowed and the British Sociological Association.

 

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