Christopher Murphy

Professor

Joint Faculty, University of King's College

Cross appointment to International Development Studies

Email: christopher.murphy@dal.ca

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  • Criminology research and criminal justice policy in Canada: Present trends and future prospects - Introduction 

    Murphy, C., and P. Stemming. 1999. "Criminology research and criminal justice policy in Canada: Present trends and future prospects - Introduction." Canadian Journal of Criminology-Revue Canadienne De Criminologie 41(2): 127-130.
    No abstract available.
  • Law and Order: An Honest Citizen's Guide to Crime Control 

    Murphy, Christopher. 2009. "Law and Order: An Honest Citizen's Guide to Crime Control." Surveillance & Society 6(3): 339-340.
    The article reviews the book "Law and Order: An Honest Citizen's Guide to Crime Control," by Robert Reiner.
  • "Securitizing" Canadian Policing: A New Policing Paradigm for the Post 9/11 Security State? 

    Murphy, Christopher. 2007. ""Securitizing" Canadian Policing: A New Policing Paradigm for the Post 9/11 Security State?." Canadian Journal of Sociology/Cahiers canadiens de sociologie 32(4): 449-475.
    Since the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001, government-amplified security concerns have begun to transform the governance of policing and security in Canada. The recent "securitization" of public policing in Canada ...
  • Concluding thoughts 

    Stenning, Philip, and Christopher Murphy. 1999. "Concluding thoughts." Canadian Journal of Criminology 41(2): 321-323.
    This article concludes on the discussions about criminology and criminological research in Canada. The growing politicization of the policy development process has placed increasing constraints not only on what kinds of ...
  • Reiner, Robert 2007. Law and Order: An Honest Citizen’s Guide to Crime Control. London: Polity Press. 

    Murphy, Christopher. 2009. "Reiner, Robert 2007. Law and Order: An Honest Citizen’s Guide to Crime Control. London: Polity Press.." Surveillance & Society 6(3): 339-340.
    No abstract available.
  • Policing the risk society. 

    Murphy, C.. 2000. "Policing the risk society.." Canadian Journal of Sociology-Cahiers Canadiens De Sociologie 25(1): 111-114.
    No abstract available.
  • Community Problems, Problem Communities, and Community Policing in Toronto 

    Murphy, Christopher. 1988. "Community Problems, Problem Communities, and Community Policing in Toronto." Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency 25(4): 392-410.
    The potential of community-based policing as a reform model of urban policing is examined, based on findings from 1984 research on a community policing project in Toronto, Ontario -- including data from surveys of residents ...
  • The future of non-urban policing in Canada: Modernization, regionalization, provincialization 

    Murphy, Christopher. 1991. "The future of non-urban policing in Canada: Modernization, regionalization, provincialization." Canadian Journal of Criminology 33(3): 333-346.
    No abstract available.
  • Introduction 

    Murphy, Christopher, and Philip Stemming. 1999. "Introduction." Canadian Journal of Criminology 41(2): 127-130.
    The article discusses the decline in the support and funding given by the Canadian government for criminal justice research. Declining support and increased disciplinary conflict and intellectual diversity can be seen ...
  • Police Studies Go Global: in Eastern Kentucky? 

    Murphy, Christopher. "Police Studies Go Global: in Eastern Kentucky?." Police Quarterly 8(1): 137-145.
    Discusses the globalization of North American police studies. Factors that problematizes the subject matter of police studies; Emphasis on crime control and law enforcement; Example of postconflict reconstruction and reform.
  • The Rationalization of Canadian Public Policing: A study of the impact and implications of resource limits and market strategies. 

    Murphy, Christopher. 2004. "The Rationalization of Canadian Public Policing: A study of the impact and implications of resource limits and market strategies.." The Canadian Review of Policing Research 1.
    No abstract available.
  • Policing Postmodern Canada 

    Murphy, Christopher. 1998. "Policing Postmodern Canada." Canadian Journal of Law and Society/Revue canadienne droit et societe 13(2): 1-25.
    Describes current changes in long-established policing structures, ideologies, & operational practices & links them to changes in the economy & culture of governing & policing late-modern societies like Canada. This ...
  • Comparison in Policing: An International Perspective 

    Murphy, Christopher. 1997. "Comparison in Policing: An International Perspective." Canadian Journal of Criminology 39(3): 361-362.
    Murphy reviews "Comparision in Policing: An International Perspective," edited by Jean Paul Brodeur.
  • The current and future state of police research and policy in Canada 

    Murphy, Christopher. 1999. "The current and future state of police research and policy in Canada." Canadian Journal of Criminology 41(2): 205-215.
    This article discusses the state of police research in Canada, as of April 1999. Research about the police includes academic and government commissioned or supported research, and research for special commissions or ...
  • The perceptual classification of speech 

    Jusczyk, Peter W., Linda B. Smith, and Christopher Murphy. 1981. "The perceptual classification of speech." Perception & psychophysics 30(1): 10-23.
    No abstract available.