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David teaches criminology at The Open University. He was the coordinator of the European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control from 2009-2012. He is a former editor of the Howard Journal of Crime and Justice and is the co-founding editor of the journal Justice, Power and Resistance. David's main research interests include the ethical and political foundations of penal abolitionism; the relationship between abolitionism, human rights and social justice; critical social theory and the concept of 'crime'; and critical approaches to poverty, prisons and punishment.
David Scott (2018-02) Against Imprisonment: An Anthology of Abolitionist Essays, (In Press)
David Scott (2018) The Politics and Ethics of Criminological Research, Sage
David Scott (2018) Saying NO To the Mega Prison, In Justice, Power and Resistance 1(2)
David Scott (2018) Contesting the spirit of death, Palgrave
David Scott (2016-08-12) Regarding rights for the Other: abolitionism and human rights from below, Routledge
David Scott (2016) Hearing the voice of the estranged Other: Abolitionist ethical hermeneutics, In Kriminolosches Journal(3)
David Scott et al. (2016) Emancipatory Politics and Praxis: An anthology of essays written for the European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control, 2013–16, EG Press
David Scott (2015-11-06) Critical Research Values and C. Wright Mills' Sociological Imagination: Learning Lessons from Researching Prison Officers, Ashgate
David Scott (2015) Walking amongst the Graves of the Living: Reflections about Doing Prison Research from an Abolitionist Perspective, Palgrave Macmillan