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Professor Brian Francis

Professor of Social Statistics

  1. Published

    A cautionary tale: the sex offenders act 1997, the police and cautions.

    Soothill, K. L., Francis, B. J. & Sanderson, B., 1997, In: Criminal Law Review. p. 482-490 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  2. Published

    Paedophilia and paedophiles.

    Soothill, K. L., Francis, B. J. & Ackerley, E., 1998, In: New Law Journal. 148, 6844, p. 882-892 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  3. Published

    Poisoned chalice or just deserts? (The Sex Offenders Act 1997).

    Soothill, K. L. & Francis, B. J., 09/1998, In: Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology. 9, 2, p. 281-293 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  4. Published

    Reviewing the pantheon of sexual offending.

    Soothill, K. L. & Francis, B. J., 1999, In: Amicus Curiae. 17, p. 4-8 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  5. Published

    Homicide in Britain: a comparative study of rates in Scotland and England and Wales.

    Soothill, K. L., Francis, B. J., Ackerley, E. & Collett, S., 1999, In: Crime and Criminal Justice Research Findings. 36

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  6. Published

    White-collars and black sheep: a twenty-year criminological follow-up of white-collar ex-offenders.

    Soothill, K. L., Francis, B. J. & Escarela, G., 1999, In: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology. 32, 3, p. 303-314 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  7. Published

    Homicide in Britain: a comparative study of rates in Scotland and England and Wales.

    Soothill, K., Francis, B. J., Ackerley, E. & Collett, S., 1999, Edinburgh: Scottish Executive Central Research Unit. 121 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  8. Published

    The criminal careers of arsonists

    Soothill, K., Ackerley, E. & Francis, B. J., 01/2004, In: Medicine, Science and the Law. 44, 1, p. 27-40 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  9. Published

    Changing patterns of offending behaviour among young adults.

    Soothill, K., Francis, B., Ackerley, E. & Humphreys, L., 01/2008, In: British Journal of Criminology. 48, 1, p. 75 - 95 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  10. Published

    Kidnapping: a criminal profile of persons convicted 1979-2001.

    Soothill, K. L., Francis, B. J. & Ackerley, E., 01/2007, In: Behavioral Sciences and the Law. 25, 1, p. 69 - 84 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  11. Published

    The reporting trajectories of top homicide cases in the media: a case study of The Times.

    Soothill, K., Peelo, M. T., Pearson, J. & Francis, B., 01/2004, In: The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice. 43, 1, p. 1-14 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  12. Published

    The persistent offenders debate: a focus on temporal changes.

    Soothill, K. L., Ackerley, E. & Francis, B. J., 1/11/2003, In: Criminal Justice. 3, 4, p. 389-412 24 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  13. Published

    Identifying future repeat danger from sexual offenders against children: a focus on those convicted and those strongly suspected of such crime.

    Soothill, K., Harman, J., Francis, B. & Kirby, S., 1/06/2005, In: Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology. 16, 2, p. 225-247 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  14. Published
  15. Published

    Does serious offending lead to homicide? exploring the interrelationships and sequencing of serious crime.

    Soothill, K., Francis, B. & Liu, J., 07/2008, In: British Journal of Criminology. 48, 4, p. 522-537 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  16. Published

    Fewer convicted but more imprisoned.

    Soothill, K. & Francis, B. J., 05/2004, In: Magistrate. 60, 5, p. 144-145 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  17. Published

    Perjury and false statements: a criminal profile of persons convicted, 1979-2001.

    Soothill, K. & Francis, B. J., 2004, In: Criminal Law Review. p. 926-935 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  18. Published

    Understanding criminal careers

    Soothill, K., Fitzpatrick, C. & Francis, B., 2009, Cullompton: Willan. 204 p.

    Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  19. Published

    The importance of co-convictions in the prediction of dangerous recidivism: blackmail and kidnapping as a demonstration study

    Soothill, K., Francis, B. & Liu, J., 02/2010, In: Criminology and Criminal Justice. 10, 1, p. 23-36 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  20. Published

    Exploring Paradigms of Crime Reduction

    Soothill, K., Christoffersen, M. N., Hussain, M. A. & Francis, B., 03/2010, In: British Journal of Criminology. 50, 2, p. 222-238 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  21. Published

    Considering paradigms of crime reduction in different contexts

    Soothill, K. & Francis, B., 04/2011, National and international perspectives on crime and policing: Towards a coherent strategy for crime reduction in South Africa beyond 2010. Gould, C. (ed.). Pretoria: Institute for Security Studies, p. 1-17 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  22. Published

    Blackmail, kidnapping and threats to kill: Chapter 21

    Soothill, K. & Francis, B., 2010, Handbook on Crime. Brookman, F., Maguire, M., Pierpoint, H. & Bennett, T. (eds.). Cullompton: Willan, p. 393-414 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter (peer-reviewed)

  23. Published

    Keeping information on Police databases

    Soothill, K. & Francis, B., 09/2009, In: Criminal Law and Justice Weekly. 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  24. Published

    The debate rumbles on: The measurement tail is now wagging the dog

    Soothill, K. & Francis, B., 01/2010, In: New Law Journal. 7401, p. 94-95 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

  25. Published

    Keeping the DNA link

    Soothill, K. & Francis, B., 2009, In: New Law Journal. 159, p. 73-78 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articlepeer-review

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