Dr Greg Martin

BA (Hons) PhD (Exeter) PGCE (Keele) LLB (UWA)
Senior Lecturer in Socio-Legal Studies

A26 - R.C. Mills Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 3319

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Biographical details

Greg Martin completed his degree and doctorate (both in Sociology) at the University of Exeter. Subsequently, he did a PGCE, taught in the Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology at Keele University, was a Research Fellow in the Department of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Leeds, travelled the world, completed a law degree at the University of Western Australia, and worked in legal publishing. Prior to moving to the University of Sydney, Greg was a Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Western Sydney.

Research interests

Criminal and constitutional law, cultural criminology, political sociology, protest and public order policing, social movements, youth studies. Greg welcomes enquiries from potential honours and postgraduate students and postdoctoral candidates to discuss research and supervision in these and related areas. Greg has appeared on BBC Radio 4 in the UK, local and national radio in Australia, and is happy to respond to media and other requests for consultation.

Teaching and supervision

Current Teaching

Associations

In the media

Martin, G. (2011) ‘Why the UK Riots Have More to do With Austerity Than Criminality’ On Line Opinion, Monday 15 August, available at: http://www.onlineopinion.com.au/view.asp?article=12470

Martin, G. (2002) ‘Social Movements and Social Welfare’ Network: Newsletter of the British Sociological Association 82 (May): 21.

PhD and master's project opportunities

Selected grants

2012

  • Law and Society; Beem B, Crofts T, Hendrischke H, Howard-Wagner D, Humphrey M, Lambourne W, Lee M, Macdonald G, Martin G, O'Brien K, O'Malley P, Park S, Piper N, Scott Bray R, Van Krieken R, Winter B; Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences/FASS Collaborative Research Scheme.

2010

  • The Surveillance and Everyday Life Research Group; Marks P, O'Malley P, Martin G, Robertson S, Cleland K, Epstein C, Clancey G, Race K, Scott Bray R; Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences/FASS Collaborative Research Scheme.

Selected publications

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Books

  • Van Krieken, R., Habibis, D., Smith, P., Hutchins, B., Martin, G., Maton, K. (2014). Sociology: Themes and perspectives, 5th edition. Sydney: Pearson Education.
  • van Krieken, R., Habibis, D., Smith, P., Hutchins, B., Maton, K., Martin, G. (2010). Sociology: Fourth Edition. Sydney: Pearson Education.

Book Chapters

  • Martin, G. (2012). Youth and Crime. In M. Marmo, W. de Lint and D. Palmer (Eds.), Crime and Justice: A Guide to Criminology, (pp. 125-150). Pyrmont NSW: Thomson Reuters.
  • Martin, G. (2004). New Social Movements and Democracy. In Todd, Malcolm J., and Taylor, Gary (Eds.), Democracy and Participation: Popular Protest and New Social Movements, (pp. 29-54). UK: Merlin Press.

Journals

  • Martin, G. (2014). Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs and Secret Evidence: Reflections on the Use of Criminal Intelligence in the Control of Serious Organised Crime in Australia. Sydney Law Review, 36(3), 501-539.
  • Martin, G., Scott Bray, R. (2013). Discolouring Democracy? Policing, Sensitive Evidence, and Contentious Deaths in the United Kingdom. Journal of Law and Society, 40(4), 624-656. [More Information]
  • Martin, G. (2013). Pompano and the short march to curial fairness. Alternative Law Journal, 38(2), 118-119.
  • Scott Bray, R., Martin, G. (2012). Closing Down Open Justice in the United Kingdom? Alternative Law Journal, 37(2), 126-127.
  • Martin, G. (2012). Jurisprudence of Secrecy: Wainohu and Beyond. Flinders Law Journal, 14(2), 189-230.
  • Martin, G. (2011). Control Orders: Out of Control? High Court Rules South Australian "Bikie" Legislation Unconstitutional. Criminal Law Journal, 35(2), 116-122.
  • Martin, G. (2011). Showcasing security: the politics of policing space at the 2007 Sydney APEC meeting. Policing and Society, 21(1), 27-48. [More Information]
  • Martin, G. (2011). Tackling 'Anti-Social Behaviour' in Britain and New South Wales – A Preliminary Comparative Account. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 22(3), 379-397.
  • Martin, G. (2010). Class Still Matters: A Report from Three Studies. Sociology, 44(6), 1197-1204. [More Information]
  • Morgan, G., Dagistanli, S., Martin, G. (2010). Global Fears, Local Anxiety: Policing, Counterterrorism and Moral Panic Over 'Bikie Gang Wars' in New South Wales. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 43(3), 580-599. [More Information]
  • Maddison, S., Martin, G. (2010). Introduction to 'Surviving Neoliberalism: The Persistence of Australian Social Movements'. Social Movement Studies: Journal of Social, Cultural and Political Protest, 9(2), 101-120. [More Information]
  • Martin, G. (2010). No Worries? Yes Worries! How New South Wales Is Creeping Towards A Police State. Alternative Law Journal, 35(3), 163-167.
  • Martin, G. (2009). Subculture, style, chavs and consumer capitalism: Towards a critical cultural criminology of youth. Crime, Media, Culture: an international journal, 5(2), 123-145. [More Information]
  • Martin, G. (2008). 'Anti-terrorism' Laws Upheld in High Court Challenge. Criminal Law Journal, 32(2), 114-119.
  • Martin, G. (2006). Work Choices: Deregulation or Re-regulation? Onyx, 15(3), 14/34-16/35.
  • Martin, G. (2004). Defence Disclosure: Should it be Accompanied by Legal Aid Reform? Brief, 31(10), 14-16.
  • Martin, G. (2002). Conceptualising Cultural Politics in Subcultural and Social Movements Studies. Social Movement Studies: Journal of Social, Cultural and Political Protest, 1(1), 73-88.
  • Martin, G. (2002). New Age Travellers: Uproarious or Uprooted? Sociology, 36(3), 723-735.
  • Martin, G. (2001). Social Movements, Welfare and Social Policy: A Critical Analysis. Critical Social Policy, 21(3), 361-383.
  • Martin, G. (2000). New Age Travellers. Sociology Review, 9(4), 2-5.
  • Ellison, G., Martin, G. (2000). Policing, Collective Action and Social Movement Theory: The Case of the Northern Ireland Civil Rights Campaign. British Journal of Sociology, 51(4), 681-699.
  • Martin, G. (1998). Generational Differences Amongst New Age Travellers. The Sociological Review, 46(4), 735-756.

Edited Journals

  • Maddison, S., Martin, G. (2010). Surviving Neoliberalism: The Persistence of Australian Social Movements. Social Movement Studies: Journal of Social, Cultural and Political Protest, 9(2).

Conferences

  • Martin, G., Scott Bray, R. (2012). Discolouring Democracy: The Creep of "Secret Justice" in the United Kingdom and its Coronial Jurisdiction. Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology (ANZSOC) 25th Annual Conference, Auckland, New Zealand: Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology (ANZSOC).

Reference Works

  • Martin, G. (2013). Subcultures and Social Movements. In D. A. Snow, D. della Porta, B. Klandermans and D. McAdam (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social and Political Movements. (pp. 1287-1291). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.

2014

  • Martin, G. (2014). Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs and Secret Evidence: Reflections on the Use of Criminal Intelligence in the Control of Serious Organised Crime in Australia. Sydney Law Review, 36(3), 501-539.
  • Van Krieken, R., Habibis, D., Smith, P., Hutchins, B., Martin, G., Maton, K. (2014). Sociology: Themes and perspectives, 5th edition. Sydney: Pearson Education.

2013

  • Martin, G., Scott Bray, R. (2013). Discolouring Democracy? Policing, Sensitive Evidence, and Contentious Deaths in the United Kingdom. Journal of Law and Society, 40(4), 624-656. [More Information]
  • Martin, G. (2013). Pompano and the short march to curial fairness. Alternative Law Journal, 38(2), 118-119.
  • Martin, G. (2013). Subcultures and Social Movements. In D. A. Snow, D. della Porta, B. Klandermans and D. McAdam (Eds.), The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social and Political Movements. (pp. 1287-1291). Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.

2012

  • Scott Bray, R., Martin, G. (2012). Closing Down Open Justice in the United Kingdom? Alternative Law Journal, 37(2), 126-127.
  • Martin, G., Scott Bray, R. (2012). Discolouring Democracy: The Creep of "Secret Justice" in the United Kingdom and its Coronial Jurisdiction. Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology (ANZSOC) 25th Annual Conference, Auckland, New Zealand: Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology (ANZSOC).
  • Martin, G. (2012). Jurisprudence of Secrecy: Wainohu and Beyond. Flinders Law Journal, 14(2), 189-230.
  • Martin, G. (2012). Youth and Crime. In M. Marmo, W. de Lint and D. Palmer (Eds.), Crime and Justice: A Guide to Criminology, (pp. 125-150). Pyrmont NSW: Thomson Reuters.

2011

  • Martin, G. (2011). Control Orders: Out of Control? High Court Rules South Australian "Bikie" Legislation Unconstitutional. Criminal Law Journal, 35(2), 116-122.
  • Martin, G. (2011). Showcasing security: the politics of policing space at the 2007 Sydney APEC meeting. Policing and Society, 21(1), 27-48. [More Information]
  • Martin, G. (2011). Tackling 'Anti-Social Behaviour' in Britain and New South Wales – A Preliminary Comparative Account. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 22(3), 379-397.

2010

  • Martin, G. (2010). Class Still Matters: A Report from Three Studies. Sociology, 44(6), 1197-1204. [More Information]
  • Morgan, G., Dagistanli, S., Martin, G. (2010). Global Fears, Local Anxiety: Policing, Counterterrorism and Moral Panic Over 'Bikie Gang Wars' in New South Wales. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 43(3), 580-599. [More Information]
  • Maddison, S., Martin, G. (2010). Introduction to 'Surviving Neoliberalism: The Persistence of Australian Social Movements'. Social Movement Studies: Journal of Social, Cultural and Political Protest, 9(2), 101-120. [More Information]
  • Martin, G. (2010). No Worries? Yes Worries! How New South Wales Is Creeping Towards A Police State. Alternative Law Journal, 35(3), 163-167.
  • van Krieken, R., Habibis, D., Smith, P., Hutchins, B., Maton, K., Martin, G. (2010). Sociology: Fourth Edition. Sydney: Pearson Education.
  • Maddison, S., Martin, G. (2010). Surviving Neoliberalism: The Persistence of Australian Social Movements. Social Movement Studies: Journal of Social, Cultural and Political Protest, 9(2).

2009

  • Martin, G. (2009). Subculture, style, chavs and consumer capitalism: Towards a critical cultural criminology of youth. Crime, Media, Culture: an international journal, 5(2), 123-145. [More Information]

2008

  • Martin, G. (2008). 'Anti-terrorism' Laws Upheld in High Court Challenge. Criminal Law Journal, 32(2), 114-119.

2006

  • Martin, G. (2006). Work Choices: Deregulation or Re-regulation? Onyx, 15(3), 14/34-16/35.

2004

  • Martin, G. (2004). Defence Disclosure: Should it be Accompanied by Legal Aid Reform? Brief, 31(10), 14-16.
  • Martin, G. (2004). New Social Movements and Democracy. In Todd, Malcolm J., and Taylor, Gary (Eds.), Democracy and Participation: Popular Protest and New Social Movements, (pp. 29-54). UK: Merlin Press.

2002

  • Martin, G. (2002). Conceptualising Cultural Politics in Subcultural and Social Movements Studies. Social Movement Studies: Journal of Social, Cultural and Political Protest, 1(1), 73-88.
  • Martin, G. (2002). New Age Travellers: Uproarious or Uprooted? Sociology, 36(3), 723-735.

2001

  • Martin, G. (2001). Social Movements, Welfare and Social Policy: A Critical Analysis. Critical Social Policy, 21(3), 361-383.

2000

  • Martin, G. (2000). New Age Travellers. Sociology Review, 9(4), 2-5.
  • Ellison, G., Martin, G. (2000). Policing, Collective Action and Social Movement Theory: The Case of the Northern Ireland Civil Rights Campaign. British Journal of Sociology, 51(4), 681-699.

1998

  • Martin, G. (1998). Generational Differences Amongst New Age Travellers. The Sociological Review, 46(4), 735-756.

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