Associate Professor Murray Lee

BA (UoN) BA (Hons) PhD (UWS)
Associate Professor in Criminology

F10 - Law School (Camperdown)
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 0443
Fax +61 2 9351 0200

Biographical details

Murray Lee is an Associate Professor in Criminology and was director of the Sydney Institute of Criminology from 2008 to 2012. He is the author of Inventing Fear of Crime: Criminology and the Politics of Anxiety, co-author of Policing and Media: Public Relations, Simulations and Communications, co-editor of Fear of Crime: Critical Voices in an Age of Anxiety, and editor of the journal Current Issues in Criminal Justice. His current research interests involve fear of crime, policing and the media, 'sexting' and young people, crime prevention, confidence in criminal justice systems, and the spatial determinants of crime. Murray currently teaches in the fields of policing, crime theory, fear and risk of victimisation, and environmental criminology.

Murray is a member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology (ANZSOC), The European Society of Criminology, and The Australian Sociological Association (TASA) for which he was also foundation convener of the Crime and Governance Thematic Group. Prior to joining the University of Sydney in 2007, Murray was Senior Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Western Sydney (2001-2007) and Director of the Critical Social Sciences Research Centre (2004-2006).

Research interests

  • Sexting and Young People
  • Policing, Public Relations and Communications
  • Fear of Crime
  • Crime Prevention and the built environment
  • Confidence in Justice
  • Crime and risk

Teaching and supervision

  • Criminology
  • Risk, Fear and Insecurity
  • Environmental Criminology
  • Policing and Society

Associations

  • Member, Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology (ANZSOC)
  • Member, The Australian Sociological Association (TASA)
  • Member, European Society of Criminology

Awards and honours

  • Editor, Current Issues in Criminal Justice

In the media

  • Appeared as expert in UK documentary on Crime & Investigation Network Evil Up Close – Killer in the Outback (2013)

Selected grants

2013

  • Reporting victimisation to LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex) police liaison services: A mixed methods study across two Australian states; Dwyer A, Lee M; Australian Institute of Criminology/Criminology Research Grant.
  • Policing Media: Police Public and Media Relations in Australia; Lee M; DVC Research/Bridging Support Grant.

2012

  • Sexting and Young People: Perceptions, Practices, Policy and Law; Lee M, Crofts T, Salter M, Milivojevic S, McGovern A; Australian Institute of Criminology/Criminology Research Grant.
  • 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.

Selected publications

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Books

  • Lee, M., McGovern, A. (2014). Policing and Media: Public Relations, Simulations and Communications. United Kingdom: Routledge.
  • Crofts, T., Lee, M., Salter, M., McGovern, A., Milivojevic, S. (2014). Sexting and Young People. United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Lee, M. (2007). Inventing Fear of Crime: Criminology and the Politics of Anxiety. United Kingdom: Willan Publishing.

Edited Books

  • Lee, M., Farrall, S. (2009). Fear of Crime: Critical Voices in an Age of Anxiety. New York: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Johnson, A., Lee, M., Schlunke, K., Sheaves, F. (2007). Off the Sheep's Back: New Humanities. Australia: School of Humanities, University of Western Sydney.

Book Chapters

  • Lee, M. (2015). Fear, Vulnerability and Victimisation (Forthcoming). In P. Francis (Eds.), Victims, Crime and Society. United Kingdom: Sage Publications.
  • Lee, M., McGovern, A. (2013). Image Work(s): The New Police (Popularity) Culture. In Kerry Carrington, Matthew Ball, Erin O'Brien and Juan Tauri (Eds.), Crime, Justice and Social Democracy: International Perspectives, (pp. 120-132). Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • McGovern, A., Lee, M. (2012). Police Communications in the Social Media Age. In P Keyzer, J Johnston & M Pearson (eds) (Eds.), The Courts and the Media: Challenges in the Era of Digital and Social Media, (pp. 160-174). Canberra: Halstead Press.
  • Lee, M. (2011). Be careful what you ask for: Exploring fear of crime in the field. In L Bartels & K Richards (Eds.), Qualitative Criminology: Stories from the field, (pp. 179-189). Sydney: Hawkins Press.
  • Lee, M. (2010). Affluence, Disadvantage, and Fear of Crime. In Shlomo Shoham, Paul Knepper, Martin Kett (Eds.), International Handbook of Criminology, (pp. 377-394). United States: CRC Press.
  • Possamai, A., Lee, M. (2010). Religion and Spirituality in Science Fiction Narratives: A Case of Multiple Modernities? In Stef Aupers and Dick Houtman (Eds.), Religions of Modernity: Relocating the Sacred to the Self and the Digital, (pp. 205-217). Leiden, Netherlands: Brill.
  • Farrall, S., Lee, M. (2009). Critical Voices in an Age of Anxiety: A Reintroduction to the Fear of Crime. In Lee, Murray; Farrall, Stephen (Eds.), Fear of Crime: Critical Voices in an Age of Anxiety, (pp. 1-11). New York: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Lee, M., Farrall, S. (2009). Critical Voices in an Age of Anxiety: Ending with the Identification of Where to Begin. In Lee, Murray; Farrall, Stephen (Eds.), Fear of Crime: Critical Voices in an Age of Anxiety, (pp. 211-214). New York: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Weber, L., Lee, M. (2009). Preventing Indeterminate Threats: Fear, Terror, and the Politics of Preemption. In Lee, Murray; Farrall, Stephen (Eds.), Fear of Crime: Critical Voices in an Age of Anxiety, (pp. 59-81). New York: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Lee, M. (2009). The Enumeration of Anxiety: Power, Knowledge and the Fear of Crime. In Lee, Murray; Farrall, Stephen (Eds.), Fear of Crime: Critical Voices in an Age of Anxiety, (pp. 32-44). New York: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Lee, M. (2007). Fear, Law and Order and Politics: Tales of Two Rural Towns. In E Barclay, JF Donnermeyer, J Scott & R Hogg (Eds.), Crime in Rural Australia, (pp. 115-126). Sydney: Federation Press.
  • Lee, M. (2007). The Blame Game: Struggles Over the Representation of 'The Macquarie Fields Riots'. In S Poynting & G Morgan (Eds.), Outrageous! Moral Panics in Australia, (pp. 53-66). Hobart: ACYS Publishing.
  • Lee, M. (2004). Governing 'Fear of Crime'. In Richard Hil & Gordon Tait (Eds.), Hard Lessons: Reflections on Governance and Crime Control in Late Modernity, (pp. 33-52). Aldershot, UK: Ashgate.
  • Lee, M. (1997). Governance and Criminality. In A. Johnson, M. Lee, K. Schlunke, F. Sheaves (Eds.), Off the Sheep's Back: New Humanities. Australia: School of Humanities, University of Western Sydney.

Journals

  • Shepherdson, P., Clancey, G., Lee, M., Crofts, T. (2014). Community Safety and Crime Prevention Partnerships: Challenges and Opportunities. International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, 3(1), 107-120. [More Information]
  • Shepherdson, P., Clancey, G., Lee, M., Crofts, T. (2014). Partnerships and NSW Local Government Community Safety Officers. Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 16(2), 71-86. [More Information]
  • Lee, M., Clancey, G., Fisher, D. (2014). Risky Reports: Crime Risk Assessments and Spatial Governance. Critical Criminology, 22(2), 257-272. [More Information]
  • Lee, M., Crofts, T., Salter, M., Milivojevic, S., McGovern, A. (2013). 'Let's Get Sexting': Risk, Power, Sex and Criminalisation in the Moral Domain. International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, 2(1), 35-49. [More Information]
  • Crofts, T., Lee, M. (2013). 'Sexting', Children and Child Pornography. Sydney Law Review, 35(1), 85-106. [More Information]
  • Salter, M., Crofts, T., Lee, M. (2013). Beyond Criminalisation and Responsibilisation: Sexting, Gender and Young People. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 24(3), 301-316.
  • Richards, K., Lee, M. (2013). Beyond the 'Three Dogmas of Juvenile Justice': A Response to Weatherburn, McGrath and Bartels. University of New South Wales Law Journal, 36(3), 839-862. [More Information]
  • Lee, M., McGovern, A. (2013). Force to sell: policing the image and manufacturing public confidence. Policing and Society, 23(2), 103-124. [More Information]
  • Lee, M., McGovern, A. (2013). Procedural justice and simulated policing: the medium and the message. Journal of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism, 8(2), 166-183. [More Information]
  • Clancey, G., Lee, M., Crofts, T. (2012). 'We're not Batman' - Roles and expectations of local government community safety officers in New South Wales. Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 14(4), 235-257. [More Information]
  • Clancey, G., Lee, M., Fisher, D. (2012). Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) and the New South Wales Crime Risk Assessment Guidelines: A Critical Review. Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 14(1), 1-15. [More Information]
  • Lee, M. (2011). Book Review, Farrall, S, Jackson, J & Gray, E, 'Social Order and Fear of Crime in Contemporary Times'. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 23(1), 123-125.
  • Clancey, G., Fisher, D., Lee, M. (2011). Do Crime Risk Assessment Reports Measure Crime Risks? Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 23(2), 235-254.
  • Possamai, A., Lee, M. (2011). Hyper-real religions: Fear, anxiety and late-modern religious innovation. Journal of Sociology, 47(3), 227-242. [More Information]
  • Lee, M. (2011). Introduction to Special Issue 'Risk, Resilience and Beyond'. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 23(1), 1-3.
  • McGovern, A., Lee, M. (2010). "Cop[ying] it Sweet": Police Media Units and the Making of News. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 43(3), 444-464. [More Information]
  • Lee, M. (2007). Framing Dissent at Macquarie Fields. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 19(2), 211-218.
  • Lee, M. (2006). Public Dissent and Governmental Neglect: Isolating and Excluding Macquarie Fields. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 18(1), 32-50.
  • Possamai, A., Lee, M. (2004). New Religious Movements and the Fear of Crime. Journal of Contemporary Religion, 19(3), 337-352.
  • Lee, M., Herborn, P. (2003). The Role of Place Management in Crime Prevention: Some Reflections on Governmentality and Government Strategies. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 15(1), 26-39.
  • Lee, M. (2002). The Exclusive Society By Jock Young (1999) Sage, London 216 pp. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 35(2), 259-262. [More Information]
  • Lee, M. (2001). The Genesis of 'Fear of Crime'. Theoretical Criminology, 5(4), 467-486. [More Information]
  • Lee, M. (2000). Black Body: Women Colonialism and Space, Racfhika Mohanram, Sydney, Allen & Unwin, 1999, xx, 250 pp., $35.00 (paperback). Journal of Sociology, 36(3), 405-406. [More Information]
  • Lee, M. (1999). The Fear of Crime and Self-governance: Towards A Genealogy. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 32(3), 227-246. [More Information]
  • Byrne-Armstrong, H., Carmody, M., Hodge, B., Hogg, R., Lee, M. (1999). The Risk of Naming Violence: An Unpleasant Encounter Between Legal Culture and Feminist Criminology. The Australian Feminist Law Journal, 13, 13-37.
  • Lee, M. (1998). John Pratt, Governing the Dangerous, The Federation Press, Annandale (1997) ISBN 1 86287 267 8 (pbk) 1 86287 268 6 (cloth). Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 10(2), 222-224.
  • Lee, M. (1996). Governance and Criminality: The 1995 New South Wales Election Campaign and Law and Order. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 8(2), 152-162.

Edited Journals

  • Lee, M., McGee, T. (2011). Current Issues in Criminal Justice: Risk, Resilience and Beyond. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 23(1).

Conferences

  • Lee, M., Clancey, G. (2013). No risk reports - an analysis of crime risk assessment reports in New South Wales (Australia). 11th International Conference on Structural Safety & Reliability (ICOSSAR) 2013, Leiden, The Netherlands: CRC Press.
  • Lee, M., McGovern, A. (2013). Police communication: The uncertain logic of risk. 11th International Conference on Structural Safety & Reliability (ICOSSAR) 2013, Leiden, The Netherlands: CRC Press.
  • Lee, M., Crofts, T. (2013). Sexting and young people: Intersections and experiences. The Australian Sociological Association Conference (TASA) 2013: Reflections, Intersections and Aspirations 50 years of Australian Sociology, Melbourne, Vic: The Australian Sociological Association (TASA).
  • Lee, M., Crofts, T., McGovern, A., Milivojevic, S., Salter, M. (2013). Sexting and young people: Perceptions, practices, policy and law. The Australian Sociological Association Conference (TASA) 2013: Reflections, Intersections and Aspirations 50 years of Australian Sociology, Melbourne, Vic: The Australian Sociological Association (TASA).
  • Lee, M., Crofts, T., McGovern, A., Milivojevic, S., Salter, M. (2013). Sexting and young people: Perceptions, practices, policy and law. Young People and Mediated Sexual Communication Symposium 2013, Melbourne, Vic: Presentation.
  • Lee, M., McGovern, A. (2013). Simulated Policing and the Viewer Society: Policing the 21st Century. 13th Annual Conference of European Society of Criminology, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest: European Society of Criminology.
  • Lee, M. (2013). Too Much Talk about 'Sexting': Children, Excitement, and the Construction of Socio-legal Discourse. Law on the Edge: Joint Conference of the Canadian Law and Society Association and the Law and Society Association of Australia and New Zealand 2013, Vancouver, BC, Canada: Presentation.
  • Lee, M. (2013). Understanding and Addressing Perceptions of (un)Safety. City of Sydney Safe City Summit 2013, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.
  • Crofts, T., Lee, M. (2012). Sexting and Young People: Sexualisation, Anxiety, and Law. Joint Annual Meeting of the Law and Society Association and the Research Committee on Sociology of Law (International Sociological Association) 2012: Sociolegal Conversations across a Sea of Islands, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA: Presentation.
  • Crofts, T., Lee, M. (2011). 'Sexting' and Young People: Sexualisation, Anxiety and Law. The Australian Sociological Association Conference (TASA) 2011: Local Lives/Global Network, Newcastle, NSW: Presentation.
  • Lee, M. (2011). Force Selling: Policing and the Manufacture of Public Confidence? Australian and New Zealand Critical Criminology Conference 2010 ANZCCC, Sydney: Sydney Institute of Criminology.
  • Lee, M., McGovern, A. (2011). Image Work(s): "Simulating Policing" and the New Police (Popularity) Culture. Crime, Justice and Social Democracy: An International Conference, Brisbane: School of Justice, Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology.
  • Lee, M., Mason, G., Milivojevic, S. (2011). The Australian and New Zealand Critical Criminology Conference 2010, Proceedings. The Australian and New Zealand Critical Criminology Conference (ANZCC) 2010, Australia: Sydney Institute of Criminology.
  • Lee, M. (2009). Against Environmental Criminology: Designing Out Crime and the Death of Utopian Visions. The Annual Conference of The Australian Sociological Association TASA 2009, Australia: TASA.
  • Lee, M. (2009). Confidence in Justice Systems: Assessing Public Opinion. Australian and New Zealand Critical Criminology Conference 2009, Australia: School of Political and Social Inquiry, Faculty of Arts, Monash University.
  • Lee, M., Mythen, G. (2008). Security, Liberty and Justice: 1984 and the Past Present. The annual conference of The Australian Sociological Association 2008, Melbourne: The Australian Sociological Association (TASA).
  • Lee, M. (2007). The Fear of Crime Debates: Questions of Power and Governance. TASA & SAANZ Joint Conference 2007 Public Sociologies: Lessons and Trans-Tasman Comparisons, Auckland: University of Auckland.
  • Lee, M., McGovern, A. (2006). Mediating Cops: News-Making and the NSW Police Media Unit. TASA 2006 - Annual Conference of The Australian Sociological Association, Perth, Australia: The Australian Sociological Association (TASA).
  • Lee, M. (2005). 'Fields of Fire': Crime Dissent and Social Isolation in South-Western Sydney. Community, Place, Change: TASA 2005 Conference, Hobart: The Australian Sociological Association (TASA).
  • Lee, M. (2004). Locating "Fear of Crime": Safety Talk in a South-Western Sydney Context. TASA Conference 2004 Revisioning Institutions: Change in the 21st Century, Wodonga, Vic: La Trobe University.
  • Lee, M. (1999). Fear of Crime and Governance. New Directions in Sociology 5 'Food for Thought' Post-Graduate Conference 1998, Australia: School of Sociology, University of New South Wales.

Reference Works

  • Lee, M. (2009). Fear of crime. In Alison Wakefield, Jenny Fleming (Eds.), The Sage Dictionary of Policing. (pp. 116-118). United Kingdom: Sage Publications Ltd.

2015

  • Lee, M. (2015). Fear, Vulnerability and Victimisation (Forthcoming). In P. Francis (Eds.), Victims, Crime and Society. United Kingdom: Sage Publications.

2014

  • Shepherdson, P., Clancey, G., Lee, M., Crofts, T. (2014). Community Safety and Crime Prevention Partnerships: Challenges and Opportunities. International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, 3(1), 107-120. [More Information]
  • Shepherdson, P., Clancey, G., Lee, M., Crofts, T. (2014). Partnerships and NSW Local Government Community Safety Officers. Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 16(2), 71-86. [More Information]
  • Lee, M., McGovern, A. (2014). Policing and Media: Public Relations, Simulations and Communications. United Kingdom: Routledge.
  • Lee, M., Clancey, G., Fisher, D. (2014). Risky Reports: Crime Risk Assessments and Spatial Governance. Critical Criminology, 22(2), 257-272. [More Information]
  • Crofts, T., Lee, M., Salter, M., McGovern, A., Milivojevic, S. (2014). Sexting and Young People. United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.

2013

  • Lee, M., Crofts, T., Salter, M., Milivojevic, S., McGovern, A. (2013). 'Let's Get Sexting': Risk, Power, Sex and Criminalisation in the Moral Domain. International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy, 2(1), 35-49. [More Information]
  • Crofts, T., Lee, M. (2013). 'Sexting', Children and Child Pornography. Sydney Law Review, 35(1), 85-106. [More Information]
  • Salter, M., Crofts, T., Lee, M. (2013). Beyond Criminalisation and Responsibilisation: Sexting, Gender and Young People. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 24(3), 301-316.
  • Richards, K., Lee, M. (2013). Beyond the 'Three Dogmas of Juvenile Justice': A Response to Weatherburn, McGrath and Bartels. University of New South Wales Law Journal, 36(3), 839-862. [More Information]
  • Lee, M., McGovern, A. (2013). Force to sell: policing the image and manufacturing public confidence. Policing and Society, 23(2), 103-124. [More Information]
  • Lee, M., McGovern, A. (2013). Image Work(s): The New Police (Popularity) Culture. In Kerry Carrington, Matthew Ball, Erin O'Brien and Juan Tauri (Eds.), Crime, Justice and Social Democracy: International Perspectives, (pp. 120-132). Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Lee, M., Clancey, G. (2013). No risk reports - an analysis of crime risk assessment reports in New South Wales (Australia). 11th International Conference on Structural Safety & Reliability (ICOSSAR) 2013, Leiden, The Netherlands: CRC Press.
  • Lee, M., McGovern, A. (2013). Police communication: The uncertain logic of risk. 11th International Conference on Structural Safety & Reliability (ICOSSAR) 2013, Leiden, The Netherlands: CRC Press.
  • Lee, M., McGovern, A. (2013). Procedural justice and simulated policing: the medium and the message. Journal of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism, 8(2), 166-183. [More Information]
  • Lee, M., Crofts, T. (2013). Sexting and young people: Intersections and experiences. The Australian Sociological Association Conference (TASA) 2013: Reflections, Intersections and Aspirations 50 years of Australian Sociology, Melbourne, Vic: The Australian Sociological Association (TASA).
  • Lee, M., Crofts, T., McGovern, A., Milivojevic, S., Salter, M. (2013). Sexting and young people: Perceptions, practices, policy and law. The Australian Sociological Association Conference (TASA) 2013: Reflections, Intersections and Aspirations 50 years of Australian Sociology, Melbourne, Vic: The Australian Sociological Association (TASA).
  • Lee, M., Crofts, T., McGovern, A., Milivojevic, S., Salter, M. (2013). Sexting and young people: Perceptions, practices, policy and law. Young People and Mediated Sexual Communication Symposium 2013, Melbourne, Vic: Presentation.
  • Lee, M., McGovern, A. (2013). Simulated Policing and the Viewer Society: Policing the 21st Century. 13th Annual Conference of European Society of Criminology, Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest: European Society of Criminology.
  • Lee, M. (2013). Too Much Talk about 'Sexting': Children, Excitement, and the Construction of Socio-legal Discourse. Law on the Edge: Joint Conference of the Canadian Law and Society Association and the Law and Society Association of Australia and New Zealand 2013, Vancouver, BC, Canada: Presentation.
  • Lee, M. (2013). Understanding and Addressing Perceptions of (un)Safety. City of Sydney Safe City Summit 2013, Sydney, NSW: Presentation.

2012

  • Clancey, G., Lee, M., Crofts, T. (2012). 'We're not Batman' - Roles and expectations of local government community safety officers in New South Wales. Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 14(4), 235-257. [More Information]
  • Clancey, G., Lee, M., Fisher, D. (2012). Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) and the New South Wales Crime Risk Assessment Guidelines: A Critical Review. Crime Prevention and Community Safety, 14(1), 1-15. [More Information]
  • McGovern, A., Lee, M. (2012). Police Communications in the Social Media Age. In P Keyzer, J Johnston & M Pearson (eds) (Eds.), The Courts and the Media: Challenges in the Era of Digital and Social Media, (pp. 160-174). Canberra: Halstead Press.
  • Crofts, T., Lee, M. (2012). Sexting and Young People: Sexualisation, Anxiety, and Law. Joint Annual Meeting of the Law and Society Association and the Research Committee on Sociology of Law (International Sociological Association) 2012: Sociolegal Conversations across a Sea of Islands, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA: Presentation.

2011

  • Crofts, T., Lee, M. (2011). 'Sexting' and Young People: Sexualisation, Anxiety and Law. The Australian Sociological Association Conference (TASA) 2011: Local Lives/Global Network, Newcastle, NSW: Presentation.
  • Lee, M. (2011). Be careful what you ask for: Exploring fear of crime in the field. In L Bartels & K Richards (Eds.), Qualitative Criminology: Stories from the field, (pp. 179-189). Sydney: Hawkins Press.
  • Lee, M. (2011). Book Review, Farrall, S, Jackson, J & Gray, E, 'Social Order and Fear of Crime in Contemporary Times'. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 23(1), 123-125.
  • Lee, M., McGee, T. (2011). Current Issues in Criminal Justice: Risk, Resilience and Beyond. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 23(1).
  • Clancey, G., Fisher, D., Lee, M. (2011). Do Crime Risk Assessment Reports Measure Crime Risks? Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 23(2), 235-254.
  • Lee, M. (2011). Force Selling: Policing and the Manufacture of Public Confidence? Australian and New Zealand Critical Criminology Conference 2010 ANZCCC, Sydney: Sydney Institute of Criminology.
  • Possamai, A., Lee, M. (2011). Hyper-real religions: Fear, anxiety and late-modern religious innovation. Journal of Sociology, 47(3), 227-242. [More Information]
  • Lee, M., McGovern, A. (2011). Image Work(s): "Simulating Policing" and the New Police (Popularity) Culture. Crime, Justice and Social Democracy: An International Conference, Brisbane: School of Justice, Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology.
  • Lee, M. (2011). Introduction to Special Issue 'Risk, Resilience and Beyond'. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 23(1), 1-3.
  • Lee, M., Mason, G., Milivojevic, S. (2011). The Australian and New Zealand Critical Criminology Conference 2010, Proceedings. The Australian and New Zealand Critical Criminology Conference (ANZCC) 2010, Australia: Sydney Institute of Criminology.

2010

  • McGovern, A., Lee, M. (2010). "Cop[ying] it Sweet": Police Media Units and the Making of News. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 43(3), 444-464. [More Information]
  • Lee, M. (2010). Affluence, Disadvantage, and Fear of Crime. In Shlomo Shoham, Paul Knepper, Martin Kett (Eds.), International Handbook of Criminology, (pp. 377-394). United States: CRC Press.
  • Possamai, A., Lee, M. (2010). Religion and Spirituality in Science Fiction Narratives: A Case of Multiple Modernities? In Stef Aupers and Dick Houtman (Eds.), Religions of Modernity: Relocating the Sacred to the Self and the Digital, (pp. 205-217). Leiden, Netherlands: Brill.

2009

  • Lee, M. (2009). Against Environmental Criminology: Designing Out Crime and the Death of Utopian Visions. The Annual Conference of The Australian Sociological Association TASA 2009, Australia: TASA.
  • Lee, M. (2009). Confidence in Justice Systems: Assessing Public Opinion. Australian and New Zealand Critical Criminology Conference 2009, Australia: School of Political and Social Inquiry, Faculty of Arts, Monash University.
  • Farrall, S., Lee, M. (2009). Critical Voices in an Age of Anxiety: A Reintroduction to the Fear of Crime. In Lee, Murray; Farrall, Stephen (Eds.), Fear of Crime: Critical Voices in an Age of Anxiety, (pp. 1-11). New York: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Lee, M., Farrall, S. (2009). Critical Voices in an Age of Anxiety: Ending with the Identification of Where to Begin. In Lee, Murray; Farrall, Stephen (Eds.), Fear of Crime: Critical Voices in an Age of Anxiety, (pp. 211-214). New York: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Lee, M. (2009). Fear of crime. In Alison Wakefield, Jenny Fleming (Eds.), The Sage Dictionary of Policing. (pp. 116-118). United Kingdom: Sage Publications Ltd.
  • Lee, M., Farrall, S. (2009). Fear of Crime: Critical Voices in an Age of Anxiety. New York: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Weber, L., Lee, M. (2009). Preventing Indeterminate Threats: Fear, Terror, and the Politics of Preemption. In Lee, Murray; Farrall, Stephen (Eds.), Fear of Crime: Critical Voices in an Age of Anxiety, (pp. 59-81). New York: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Lee, M. (2009). The Enumeration of Anxiety: Power, Knowledge and the Fear of Crime. In Lee, Murray; Farrall, Stephen (Eds.), Fear of Crime: Critical Voices in an Age of Anxiety, (pp. 32-44). New York: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.

2008

  • Lee, M., Mythen, G. (2008). Security, Liberty and Justice: 1984 and the Past Present. The annual conference of The Australian Sociological Association 2008, Melbourne: The Australian Sociological Association (TASA).

2007

  • Lee, M. (2007). Fear, Law and Order and Politics: Tales of Two Rural Towns. In E Barclay, JF Donnermeyer, J Scott & R Hogg (Eds.), Crime in Rural Australia, (pp. 115-126). Sydney: Federation Press.
  • Lee, M. (2007). Framing Dissent at Macquarie Fields. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 19(2), 211-218.
  • Lee, M. (2007). Inventing Fear of Crime: Criminology and the Politics of Anxiety. United Kingdom: Willan Publishing.
  • Johnson, A., Lee, M., Schlunke, K., Sheaves, F. (2007). Off the Sheep's Back: New Humanities. Australia: School of Humanities, University of Western Sydney.
  • Lee, M. (2007). The Blame Game: Struggles Over the Representation of 'The Macquarie Fields Riots'. In S Poynting & G Morgan (Eds.), Outrageous! Moral Panics in Australia, (pp. 53-66). Hobart: ACYS Publishing.
  • Lee, M. (2007). The Fear of Crime Debates: Questions of Power and Governance. TASA & SAANZ Joint Conference 2007 Public Sociologies: Lessons and Trans-Tasman Comparisons, Auckland: University of Auckland.

2006

  • Lee, M., McGovern, A. (2006). Mediating Cops: News-Making and the NSW Police Media Unit. TASA 2006 - Annual Conference of The Australian Sociological Association, Perth, Australia: The Australian Sociological Association (TASA).
  • Lee, M. (2006). Public Dissent and Governmental Neglect: Isolating and Excluding Macquarie Fields. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 18(1), 32-50.

2005

  • Lee, M. (2005). 'Fields of Fire': Crime Dissent and Social Isolation in South-Western Sydney. Community, Place, Change: TASA 2005 Conference, Hobart: The Australian Sociological Association (TASA).

2004

  • Lee, M. (2004). Governing 'Fear of Crime'. In Richard Hil & Gordon Tait (Eds.), Hard Lessons: Reflections on Governance and Crime Control in Late Modernity, (pp. 33-52). Aldershot, UK: Ashgate.
  • Lee, M. (2004). Locating "Fear of Crime": Safety Talk in a South-Western Sydney Context. TASA Conference 2004 Revisioning Institutions: Change in the 21st Century, Wodonga, Vic: La Trobe University.
  • Possamai, A., Lee, M. (2004). New Religious Movements and the Fear of Crime. Journal of Contemporary Religion, 19(3), 337-352.

2003

  • Lee, M., Herborn, P. (2003). The Role of Place Management in Crime Prevention: Some Reflections on Governmentality and Government Strategies. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 15(1), 26-39.

2002

  • Lee, M. (2002). The Exclusive Society By Jock Young (1999) Sage, London 216 pp. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 35(2), 259-262. [More Information]

2001

  • Lee, M. (2001). The Genesis of 'Fear of Crime'. Theoretical Criminology, 5(4), 467-486. [More Information]

2000

  • Lee, M. (2000). Black Body: Women Colonialism and Space, Racfhika Mohanram, Sydney, Allen & Unwin, 1999, xx, 250 pp., $35.00 (paperback). Journal of Sociology, 36(3), 405-406. [More Information]

1999

  • Lee, M. (1999). Fear of Crime and Governance. New Directions in Sociology 5 'Food for Thought' Post-Graduate Conference 1998, Australia: School of Sociology, University of New South Wales.
  • Lee, M. (1999). The Fear of Crime and Self-governance: Towards A Genealogy. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 32(3), 227-246. [More Information]
  • Byrne-Armstrong, H., Carmody, M., Hodge, B., Hogg, R., Lee, M. (1999). The Risk of Naming Violence: An Unpleasant Encounter Between Legal Culture and Feminist Criminology. The Australian Feminist Law Journal, 13, 13-37.

1998

  • Lee, M. (1998). John Pratt, Governing the Dangerous, The Federation Press, Annandale (1997) ISBN 1 86287 267 8 (pbk) 1 86287 268 6 (cloth). Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 10(2), 222-224.

1997

  • Lee, M. (1997). Governance and Criminality. In A. Johnson, M. Lee, K. Schlunke, F. Sheaves (Eds.), Off the Sheep's Back: New Humanities. Australia: School of Humanities, University of Western Sydney.

1996

  • Lee, M. (1996). Governance and Criminality: The 1995 New South Wales Election Campaign and Law and Order. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 8(2), 152-162.

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