Professor Majid Yar

Chair of Criminology

Research Overview

Cybercrime; crime, media and popular culture; criminologcial theory; crime control and policing; sociology of culture; internet studies.

Breaking Bad, making good: Notes on a televisual tourist industry
Tzanelli, R., Yar, M. 14/03/2016 In: Mobilities. 11, 2, p. 188-206. 19 p.
Journal article

Applying routine activity theory to cybercrime: A theoretical and empirical analysis
Leukfeldt, E., Yar, M. 3/03/2016 In: Deviant Behavior. 37, 3, p. 263-280. 18 p.
Journal article

Crime and the Imaginary of Disaster: Post-Apocalyptic Fictions and the Crisis of Social Order
Yar, M. 2015 Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan. 116 p. ISBN: 9781349506149. Electronic ISBN: 9781137509079.

Crime, Deviance and Doping: Fallen Sports Stars, Autobiography and the Management of Stigma
Yar, M. 2014 Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan. 107 p. ISBN: 9781349487103. Electronic ISBN: 9781137403759.

The Cultural Imaginary of the Internet: Virtual Utopias and Dystopias
Yar, M. 2014 Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan. 114 p. ISBN: 9781349493562. Electronic ISBN: 9781137436696.