Prof David Gadd

Professor of Criminology

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David Gadd is Professor of Criminology at the University of Manchester. He is best known for his in-depth interview research with offenders, especially in the fields of domestic abuse, masculinities and crime, racial harassment, desistance from crime, modern slavery and people trafficking. Much of David's research is characterized by a distinctly psychosocial approach to criminological problems. His first book (co-written with Tony Jefferson) Psychosocial Criminology was published by SAGE in 2007. Subsequent book’s David has co-authored and coedited, include: Losing the Race;  Young Men and Domestic Abuse;  the SAGE Handbook of Criminological Research Methods, Response Based Approaches to Interpersonal Violence and (in press, with Routledge, co-authored with Rose Broad) Demystifying Modern Slavery.

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Greater Manchester Combined Authority Gender based Violence Board

21 Sep 2001 → …

Respect Trustee

28 Feb 2001 → …

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  • H Social Sciences (General) - Criminology, Violence, Domestic abuse, Modern Slavery, Hate Crime, Psychosocial Studies, In-depth INterviewing

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  • Criminology, Domestic Violence, Hate Crime, Modern Slavery, Free Association Narrative Interview

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