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Professor Graham Farrell's Publications


Journal articles

  • Farrell G, Brown R, ‘On the Origins of the Crime Drop: Vehicle Crime and Security in the 1980s’, The Howard Journal of Crime and Justice, 55.1-2 (2016), 226-237
    DOI: 10.1111/hojo.12158, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/97476/

  • Farrell G, Tseloni A, Tilley N, ‘Signature dish: Triangulation from data signatures to examine the role of security in falling crime’, Methodological Innovations, 9 (2016), 1-11
    DOI: 10.1177/2059799115622754, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/97467/

  • Hodgkinson T, Andresen MA, Farrell G, ‘The decline and locational shift of automotive theft: A local level analysis’, Journal of Criminal Justice, 44 (2016), 49-57
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrimjus.2015.12.003, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/97470/

  • Farrell G, ‘Attempted Crime and the Crime Drop’, International Criminal Justice Review, 26.1 (2016), 21-30
    DOI: 10.1177/1057567715615392, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/97471/

  • Hodgkinson T, Curtis H, MacAlister D, Farrell G, ‘Student Academic Dishonesty: The Potential for Situational Prevention’, Journal of Criminal Justice Education, 27.1 (2016), 1-18
    DOI: 10.1080/10511253.2015.1064982, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/97472/

  • Tiwana N, Bass G, Farrell G, ‘Police performance measurement: an annotated bibliography’, Crime Science, 4.1 (2015)
    DOI: 10.1186/s40163-014-0011-4, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/97473/

  • Farrell G, ‘Preventing phone theft and robbery: the need for government action and international coordination’, Crime Science, 4.1 (2015)
    DOI: 10.1186/s40163-014-0015-0, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/97475/

  • Farrell G, ‘Crime concentration theory’, Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 17.4 (2015), 233-248
    DOI: 10.1057/cpcs.2015.17, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/105555/

  • Farrell G, Laycock G, Tilley N, ‘Debuts and Legacies: The Crime Drop and the Role of Adolescence-Limited and Persistent Offending’, Crime Science, 4 (2015)
    DOI: 10.1186/s40163-015-0028-3, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/95673/

  • Tilley N, Thompson R, Farrell G, Grove L, Tseloni A, ‘Do burglar alarms increase burglary risk? A counter-intuitive finding and possible explanations’, Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 17.1 (2015), 1-19
    DOI: 10.1057/cpcs.2014.17, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/97469/

  • Farrell G, ‘Counterblast: Some Discussion of the Home Office Discussion Paper 'Opportunity/Security as a Driver of Crime’, Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, 54.5 (2015), 521-525
    DOI: 10.1111/hojo.12148

  • Farrell G, Tilley N, Tseloni A, ‘Why the Crime Drop?’, Crime and Justice, 43.1 (2014), 421-490
    DOI: 10.1086/678081, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/97466/

  • Tseloni A, Thompson R, Grove L, Tilley N, Farrell G, ‘The effectiveness of burglary security devices’, Security Journal 2014
    DOI: 10.1057/sj.2014.30

  • Reid AA, Farrell G, ‘A matrix of measures of court workload’, Canadian Bar Review, 92.1 (2014), 105-122

  • Farrell G, Brantingham PJ, ‘The Crime Drop and the General Social Survey’, Canadian Public Policy, 39.4 (2013), 559-580
    DOI: 10.3138/CPP.39.4.559, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/100749/

  • Farrell G, ‘Five tests for a theory of the crime drop’, Crime Science, 2.1 (2013), 5-5
    DOI: 10.1186/2193-7680-2-5

  • Frank R, Brantingham PL, Farrell G, ‘Estimating the True Rate of Repeat Victimization from Police Recorded Crime Data: A Study of Burglary in Metro Vancouver’, Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, 54.4 (2012), 481-494
    DOI: 10.3138/cjccj.2011.E.48

  • Windle J, Farrell G, ‘Popping the Balloon Effect: Assessing Drug Law Enforcement in Terms of Displacement, Diffusion, and the Containment Hypothesis’, Substance Use & Misuse, 47.8-9 (2012), 868-876
    DOI: 10.3109/10826084.2012.663274

  • McCardle J, Storer I, Torrens G, Whitehead S, Mailley J, Farrell G, ‘Offending Users: Designing-in Deterrence with Mobile Telephones’, The Design Journal, 14.3 (2011), 323-342
    DOI: 10.2752/175630611X13046972590888

  • Pease K, Farrell G, ‘Climate Change and Crime’, European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research, 17.2 (2011), 149-162
    DOI: 10.1007/s10610-011-9143-1

  • Farrell G, Tseloni A, Mailley J, Tilley N, ‘The Crime Drop and the Security Hypothesis’, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 48.2 (2011), 147-175
    DOI: 10.1177/0022427810391539

  • Tilley N, Tseloni A, Farrell G, ‘Income Disparities of Burglary Risk: Security Availability during the Crime Drop’, British Journal of Criminology, 51.2 (2011), 296-313
    DOI: 10.1093/bjc/azr010

  • Farrell G, Tseloni A, Tilley N, ‘The effectiveness of vehicle security devices and their role in the crime drop’, Criminology and Criminal Justice, 11.1 (2011), 21-35
    DOI: 10.1177/1748895810392190

  • Tseloni A, Mailley J, Farrell G, Tilley N, ‘Exploring the international decline in crime rates’, European Journal of Criminology, 7.5 (2010), 375-394
    DOI: 10.1177/1477370810367014

  • FARRELL GRAHAM, PEASE KEN, ‘COUNTERBLAST: A Modest Proposal: Open Letter to The Home Secretary Calling for the Expansion of ‘Prayer for Policing’, The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, 49.3 (2010), 286-287
    DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-2311.2010.00620.x

  • Farrell G, Tilley N, Tseloni A, Mailley J, ‘Explaining and sustaining the crime drop: Clarifying the role of opportunity-related theories’, Crime Prevention & Community Safety, 12.1 (2010), 24-41
    DOI: 10.1057/cpcs.2009.20

  • Farrell G, ‘Situational Crime Prevention and Its Discontents: Rational Choice and Harm Reduction versus ‘Cultural Criminologyâ€�’, Social Policy & Administration, 44.1 (2010), 40-66
    DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9515.2009.00699.x

  • Kaplankiran T, Mailley J, Whitehead S, Farrell G, ‘Mobile Phone Reprogramming: Its Extent and Prevention’, Crime Prevention & Community Safety, 10.4 (2008), 271-279
    DOI: 10.1057/palgrave.cpcs.8150060

  • Mailley J, Garcia R, Whitehead S, Farrell G, ‘Phone Theft Index’, Security Journal, 21.3 (2008), 212-227
    DOI: 10.1057/palgrave.sj.8350055

  • Farrell G, ‘Policing and corporate social responsibility: Anticipating mobile phone 'smart wallet' crime’, Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice, 2.2 (2008), 210-217

  • Whitehead S, Mailley J, Storer I, McCardle J, Torrens G, Farrell G, ‘IN SAFE HANDS: A Review of Mobile Phone Anti-theft Designs’, European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research, 14.1 (2007), 39-60
    DOI: 10.1007/s10610-007-9040-9

  • Farrell G, Pease K, ‘The sting in the tail of the British Crime Survey: Multiple victimisation’, Crime Prevention Studies, ed. by Hough M and Maxfield M, 22 (2007), 33-54

  • Qureshi F, Farrell G, ‘Stop and search in 2004: a survey of police officer views and experiences’, International Journal of Police Science & Management, 8.2 (2006), 83-103
    DOI: 10.1350/ijps.2006.8.2.83

  • Farrell G, Tseloni A, Pease K, ‘Repeat Victimization in the ICVS and the NCVS’, Crime Prevention & Community Safety, 7.3 (2005), 7-18
    DOI: 10.1057/palgrave.cpcs.8140221

  • Farrell G, Thorne J, ‘Where have all the flowers gone?: evaluation of the Taliban crackdown against opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan’, International Journal of Drug Policy, 16.2 (2005), 81-91
    DOI: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2004.07.007

  • Farrell G, Clark K, Ellingworth D, Pease K, ‘Of targets and supertargets: A routine activity theory of high crime areas’, Internet Journal of Criminology, 2005 (2005), 1-25

  • Farrell G, Godson E, ‘Are UK high education institutions ready for prosecution in September 2005 due to lack of disabled access?’, The Review of Disability Studies, 1.4 (2005), 56-63

  • Tseloni A, Wittebrood K, Farrell G, Pease K, ‘Burglary victimisation in England and Wales, the United States and the Netherlands: A cross-national comparative test of routine activities and lifestyle theories’, British Journal of Criminology, 44.1 (2004), 66-91

  • Laycock G, Farrell G, ‘Repeat victimization: Lessons for implementing problem-oriented policing’, Crime Prevention Studies, ed. by Knutsson J, 15 (2003), 213-237

  • Farrell G, Pease K, ‘Measuring and interpreting repeat victimization using police data: A study of burgaries in Charlotte, North Carolina’, Crime Prevention Studies, ed. by Smith MJ and Cornish DB, 16.Theory for Practice in Situational Crime Prevention (2003), 265-289

  • Farrell G, Carter DE, ‘Is the drug war over? The declining proportion of drug offense inmates’, Corrections Compendium, 28.2 (2003), 1-28

  • Ready J, Weisburd D, Farrell G, ‘The Role of Crime Victims in American Policing: Findings from a National Survey of Police and Victim Organizations’, International Review of Victimology, 9.2 (2002), 175-195
    DOI: 10.1177/026975800200900206

  • Farrell G, Sousa WH, Lamm Weisel D, ‘The time-window effect in the measurement of repeat victimization: A methodology for its measurement and an empirical study’, Crime Prevention Studies, ed. by Tilley N 2002, 15-27

  • Roman J, Farrell G, ‘Cost-benefit analysis for crime prevention: Opportunity costs, routine savings and crime externalities’, Crime Prevention Studies, ed. by Tilley N, 14 (2002), 53-92

  • Farrell G, Lane E, Clark K, Tseloni A, ‘What Does the World Spend on Policing?’, International Journal of Comparative Sociology, 42.1-2 (2001), 59-73
    DOI: 10.1177/002071520104200103

  • Farrell G, Buckley A, ‘Evaluation of a UK Police Domestic Violence Unit Using Repeat Victimisation as a Performance Indicator’, The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, 38.1 (1999), 42-53
    DOI: 10.1111/1468-2311.00115

  • Farrell G, ‘A Global Empirical Review of Drug Crop Eradication and United Nations' Crop Substitution and Alternative Development Strategies’, Journal of Drug Issues, 28.2 (1998), 395-436
    DOI: 10.1177/002204269802800207

  • Farrell G, ‘Routine activities and drug trafficking: the case of the Netherlands’, International Journal of Drug Policy, 9.1 (1998), 21-32
    DOI: 10.1016/S0955-3959(97)00002-9

  • Farrell G, Mansur K, Tullis M, ‘Cocaine and Heroin in Europe 1983-93: A Cross-national Comparison of Trafficking and Prices’, British Journal of Criminology, 36.2 (1996), 255-281
    DOI: 10.1093/oxfordjournals.bjc.a014085, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/100753/

  • Farrell G, ‘Preventing Repeat Victimization’, Crime and Justice, 19 (1995), 469-534
    DOI: 10.1086/449236


  • Farrell G, Tilley N, ‘Technology for crime and crime prevention: A supply side analysis’, in Crime Prevention in the 21st Century, ed. by Leclerc B and Savona EU (Switzerland: Springer, 2016), 377-388
    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-27793-6, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/105536/

  • Tilley N, Farrell G, Clarke RV, ‘Target suitability and the crime drop’, in Target Suitability and the Crime Drop Chapter 5 from The Criminal Act: The Role and Influence of Routine Activity Theory, ed. by Andresen M and Farrell G (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), 59-76

  • Farrell G, Pease K, ‘Multiple victims and super-targets’, in Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice, ed. by Bruinsma G (New York: Springer, 2014), 3184-3190
    DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4614-5690-2

  • Farrell G, Pease K, ‘Repeat victimization’, in Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice, ed. by Bruinsma G and Weisburd D (New York: Springer-Verlag, 2014)

  • Pease K, Farrell G, ‘What has criminology done for us lately?’, in The Handbook of Security, 2nd edition, ed. by Gill M ([n.pub.], 2014)

  • Farrell G, Pease K, ‘Prediction and crime clusters’, in Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice, ed. by Bruinsma G and Weisburd D (New York: Springer, 2014), 3862-3871
    DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4614-5690-2_206, Repository URL: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/97491/

  • Grove LE, Farrell G, ‘Once bitten, twice shy: Repeat victimization and its prevention’, in Oxford Handbook on Crime Prevention, ed. by Welsh BC and Farrington DP (Sage, 2012)

  • Farrell G, Pease K, ‘Preventing repeat residential burglary victimization’, in Preventing Crime What Works for Children, Offenders, Victims and Places, ed. by Welsh BC and Farrington DP (Springer Science & Business Media, 2007), 161-176


  • Farrell G, Clark K, What Does the World Spend on Criminal Justice?, (Helsinki: HEUNI, 2004), 1-27

  • Barbaret R, Fisher BS, Farrell G, Taylor H, University Student Safety in the East Midlands, (London: Home Office, 2003), 1-4

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