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Public Profile

Title
Prof
First Name
Jon
Last Name
Bannister
Job Title
Professor of Criminology
Employer/Institution
Other
Employer/Institution (other)
Manchester Metropolitan University
Department/Unit
Sociology
Discipline
Criminology
Other discipline / Specific area of work
Crime Strand
Short Biography

Jon Bannister is Professor of Criminology in the Department of Sociology at Manchester Metropolitan University. Jon joined MMU from the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Glasgow, where he retains a Professorial Fellowship.

Jon holds research and teaching interests in urban disorder. In particular, he is interested in: the conceptual and empirical realities of civility, respect and tolerance in the public realm; youth gangs and territoriality; perceptions of crime and antisocial behaviour; explanations of crime; and, the prevention and management of disorder (interventions and systems of governance). He also holds a growing interest in knowledge exchange / mobilisation and the civic academy.