Dr Greg Martin
BA (Hons) PhD (Exeter) PGCE (Keele) LLB (UWA)
+61 2 9351 3319
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.
Senior Lecturer in Socio-Legal Studies
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.
Other Offices Held
- Associate Editor: Crime, Media, Culture
- Editorial Advisory Board: Social Movement Studies
- Member of the Sydney Institute of Criminology
- SLSS1001 Introduction to Socio-Legal Studies
- SLSS1003 Law and Contemporary Society
- SLSS2605 Crime, Media and Culture
- SLSS4012 Socio-Legal Studies Honours
- SCLG2615 Law and Social Theory
- van Krieken, R., Habibis, D., Smith, P., Hutchins, B., Martin, G. and Maton, K. (2010) Sociology (4th edition) (Frenchs Forest NSW: Pearson).
- Maddison, S. and Martin, G. (2010) ‘Surviving Neoliberalism: The Persistence of Australian Social Movements’ Social Movement Studies (guest edited special issue) 9(2).
Refereed journal articles
- Martin, G. (2012) ‘Jurisprudence of Secrecy: Wainohu and Beyond’ Flinders Law Journal 14(2): 189-230.
- Martin, G. (2011) ‘Showcasing Security: The Politics of Policing Space at the 2007 Sydney APEC Meeting’ Policing & Society 21(1):27-48.
- 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.
- Morgan, G., Dagistanli, S. and 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.
- Martin, G. (2010) ‘No Worries? Yes Worries! How New South Wales is Creeping Towards a Police State’ Alternative Law Journal 35(3): 163-167.
- Maddison, S. and Martin, G. (2010) ‘Introduction to “Surviving Neoliberalism: The Persistence of Australian Social Movements”’ Social Movement Studies (special issue) 9(2): 101-20.
- Martin, G. (2009) ‘Subculture, Style, Chavs and Consumer Capitalism: Towards a Critical Cultural Criminology of Youth’ Crime, Media, Culture 5(2): 123-45.
- Martin, G. (2002) ‘New Age Travellers: Uproarious or Uprooted?’ Sociology 36(3): 723-35.
- Martin, G. (2002) ‘Conceptualising Cultural Politics in Subcultural and Social Movements Studies’ Social Movement Studies 1(1): 73-88.
- Martin, G. (2001) ‘Social Movements, Welfare and Social Policy: A Critical Analysis’ Critical Social Policy 21(3): 361-83. (Reprinted in N. Deakin, C. Jones-Finer and B. Matthews (eds) Welfare and The State: Critical Concepts in Political Science, vol. IV (London: Routledge, 2003) 69-87.)
- Ellison, G. and 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): 681-99.
- Martin, G. (1998) ‘Generational Differences Amongst New Age Travellers’ The Sociological Review 46(4): 735-56.
- Martin, G. (2011) ‘Why the UK Riots Have More to do With Austerity Than Criminality’ On Line Opinion, Monday 15 August.
- Martin, G. (2006) ‘Work Choices: Deregulation or Re-regulation?’ Onyx 15(3): 14-6/34-5.
- Martin, G. (2004) ‘Defence Disclosure: Should it be Accompanied by Legal Aid Reform?’ Brief 31(10): 14-6.
- Martin, G. (2002) ‘Social Movements and Social Welfare’ Network 82 (May): 21.
- Martin, G. (2000) ‘New Age Travellers’ Sociology Review 9(4): 2-5.
- Martin, G. (2012) ‘Youth and Crime’ in M. Marmo, W. de Lint and D. Palmer (eds) Crime and Justice: A Guide to Criminology (4th edition) (Pyrmont NSW: Thomson Reuters) 125-150.
- Martin, G. (2004) ‘New Social Movements and Democracy’ in M. J. Todd and G. Taylor (eds) Democracy and Participation: Popular Protest and New Social Movements (London: Merlin Press) 29-54.
Review essays and commentaries
- Scott Bray, R. and Martin, G. (2012) ‘Closing Down Open Justice in the United Kingdom?’ Alternative Law Journal 37(2): 126-127.
- Martin, G. (2011) ‘Control Orders: Out of Control? High Court Rules South Australian “Bikie” Legislation Unconstitutional’ Criminal Law Journal 35(2): 116-119.
- Martin, G. (2010) ‘Class Still Matters: A Report From Three Studies’ Sociology 44(6): 1197-1204.
- Martin, G. (2008) ‘“Anti-terrorism” Laws Upheld in High Court Challenge’ Criminal Law Journal 32(2): 114-9.
- 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. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing Ltd.