Dr Sacha Darke

Senior Lecturer

DepartmentSocial Sciences
Research groupEquality and Criminal Justice
Centre for the Study of Democracy

Research outputs

Supporting prisoners into academia
Darke, S., Aresti, A. and Ellis-Rexhi, N. 2018. Supporting prisoners into academia. in: Friso, V. and Ducembrotto, L. (ed.) Università e Carcere: Il Diritto allo Studio tra Vincoli e Progettualità Guerini e Associati. pp. 217-237

Editors: Special edition of Journal of Prisoners on Prisons: Twenty years of Convict Criminology
Aresti, A. and Darke, S. 2019. Editors: Special edition of Journal of Prisoners on Prisons: Twenty years of Convict Criminology. Journal of Prisoners on Prisons. 27 (2).

British convict criminology: developing critical insider perspectives on prison
Aresti, A., Darke, S. and Earle, R. 2012. British convict criminology: developing critical insider perspectives on prison. Inside Time.

Interpreting the Development and Growth of Convict Criminology in South America
Ross, J.I. and Darke, S. 2019. Interpreting the Development and Growth of Convict Criminology in South America . Journal of Prisoners on Prisons. 27 (2), pp. 108-117.

Developing Insider Perspectives in Research Activism
Aresti, A. and Darke, S. 2018. Developing Insider Perspectives in Research Activism. Journal of Prisoners on Prisons. 27 (2), pp. 3-16.

Conviviality and Survival: Co-Producing Brazilian Prison Order
Darke, S. 2018. Conviviality and Survival: Co-Producing Brazilian Prison Order. Palgrave Macmillan.

Book review: Voices from American Prisons: Faith, Education and Healing by Stern, K.
Darke, S. 2017. Book review: Voices from American Prisons: Faith, Education and Healing by Stern, K. Prison Service Journal. 233, pp. 46-47.

Who is really in control of Brazil's Prisons?
Darke, S. 2017. Who is really in control of Brazil's Prisons? The Conversation.

Book review: Zero Tolerance or Community Tolerance? Managing Crime in High Crime Areas by Walklate, S. & Evans, K.
Darke, S. 2001. Book review: Zero Tolerance or Community Tolerance? Managing Crime in High Crime Areas by Walklate, S. & Evans, K. Theoretical Criminology. 5 (2), pp. 265-267. doi:10.1177/1362480601005002007

On the inside: Insider perspectives on prison reform
Darke, S. 2012. On the inside: Insider perspectives on prison reform. Reclaim Justice Network.

Book Review: The globalization of supermax prisons by Ross, J.I. (ed.)
Darke, S. 2015. Book Review: The globalization of supermax prisons by Ross, J.I. (ed.). International Criminal Justice Review. 25 (2), pp. 215-216. doi:10.1177/1057567714565234

Book review: Punishment in Europe: A Critical Anatomy of Penal Systems by Ruggiero, V. & Ryan, M. (eds.)
Darke, S. 2016. Book review: Punishment in Europe: A Critical Anatomy of Penal Systems by Ruggiero, V. & Ryan, M. (eds.). Prison Service Journal. 227, pp. 46-48.

What's Causing Brazil's Prison Massacres?
Darke, S. and Garces, C. 2017. What's Causing Brazil's Prison Massacres? Centre for Crime and Justice Studies.

‘Informal dynamics of survival in Latin American prisons', Prison Service Journal, 229
Darke, S. and Garces, C. (ed.) 2017. ‘Informal dynamics of survival in Latin American prisons', Prison Service Journal, 229. H M Prison Service.

Surviving in the new mass carceral zone
Darke, S. and Garces, C. 2017. Surviving in the new mass carceral zone. Prison Service Journal. 229, pp. 2-9.

Connecting prisons and universities through higher education
Darke, S. and Aresti, A. 2016. Connecting prisons and universities through higher education. Prison Service Journal. (225), pp. 26-32.

Practicing convict criminology: lessons learned from British academic activism
Aresti, A. and Darke, S. 2016. Practicing convict criminology: lessons learned from British academic activism. Critical Criminology: an International Journal. 24 (4), pp. 533-547. doi:10.1007/s10612-016-9327-6

Book review: Carceral geography: spaces and practices of incarceration (by Dominique Moran)
Darke, S. 2016. Book review: Carceral geography: spaces and practices of incarceration (by Dominique Moran). Prison Service Journal. 225, pp. 58-59.

Open prisons: An ex-prisoner perspective
Aresti, A. and Darke, S. 2015. Open prisons: An ex-prisoner perspective. Prison Service Journal. 217, pp. 14-16.

From dispersed to monopolized violence: expansion and consolidation of the Primeiro Comando da Capital's hegemony in São Paulo's prisons
Dias Camila and Darke, S. 2016. From dispersed to monopolized violence: expansion and consolidation of the Primeiro Comando da Capital's hegemony in São Paulo's prisons. Crime, Law and Social Change. 65 (3), pp. 213-225. doi:10.1007/s10611-015-9578-2

Book Review: The globalization of supermax prisons
Darke, S. 2015. Book Review: The globalization of supermax prisons. International Criminal Justice Review. 25 (2), pp. 215-216. doi:10.1177/1057567714565234

Bridging the gap: giving public voice to prisoners and former prisoners through research activism
Aresti, A., Darke, S. and Manlow, D. 2016. Bridging the gap: giving public voice to prisoners and former prisoners through research activism. Prison Service Journal. 224, pp. 3-13.

Crime and disorder
Darke, S. 2007. Crime and disorder. PhD thesis University of Westminster School of Law

A prevenção da criminalidade na Inglaterra e no País de Gales (Crime prevention in England and Wales)
Darke, S. 2009. A prevenção da criminalidade na Inglaterra e no País de Gales (Crime prevention in England and Wales). Ultima Ratio. 3, pp. 199-240.

The enforcement approach to crime prevention
Darke, S. 2011. The enforcement approach to crime prevention. Critical Social Policy. 31 (3), pp. 410-430. doi:10.1177/0261018311405012

Administrando o cotidiano da prisao no Brasil (Managing everyday prison life in Brazil)
Darke, S. and Karam, M.L. 2012. Administrando o cotidiano da prisao no Brasil (Managing everyday prison life in Brazil). in: Discursos Sediciosos N.19/20: crime, direito e sociedade Brazil Editora Revan.

Estacao Carandiru
Darke, S. 2012. Estacao Carandiru. Prison Service Journal. 199, pp. 26-28.

British convict criminology: developing critical insider perspectives on prison
Aresti, A., Darke, S. and Earle, R. 2012. British convict criminology: developing critical insider perspectives on prison. Inside Time. August 2012.

Informal prison dynamics in Africa and Latin America
Garces, C., Martin, T. and Darke, S. 2013. Informal prison dynamics in Africa and Latin America. Criminal Justice Matters. 91 (1), pp. 26-27. doi:10.1080/09627251.2013.778756

Entangled staff-inmate relations
Darke, S. 2013. Entangled staff-inmate relations. Prison Service Journal. 207, pp. 16-22.

Inmate governance in Brazilian prisons
Darke, S. 2013. Inmate governance in Brazilian prisons. Howard Journal of Criminal Justice. 52 (3), pp. 272-284. doi:10.1111/hojo.12010

Developing convict criminology beyond North America
Ross, J.I., Darke, S., Aresti, A., Newbold, G. and Earle, R. 2014. Developing convict criminology beyond North America. International Criminal Justice Review. 24 (2), pp. 121-133. doi:10.1177/1057567714531484

Recoverers helping recoverers: discipline and peer-facilitated reform in Brazilian faith-based prisons
Darke, S. 2015. Recoverers helping recoverers: discipline and peer-facilitated reform in Brazilian faith-based prisons. in: Miller, V. and Campbell, J. (ed.) Transnational penal cultures: new perspectives on discipline, punishment and desistance London Routledge. pp. 217-229

Managing without guards in a Brazilian police lockup
Darke, S. 2014. Managing without guards in a Brazilian police lockup. Focaal. 68, pp. 55-67. doi:10.3167/fcl.2014.680104

Closing and opening prisons: interview with Jeremy Wright, minister for prisons and probation
Darke, S. 2014. Closing and opening prisons: interview with Jeremy Wright, minister for prisons and probation. Prison Service Journal. 215, pp. 28-33.

Comunidades Prisionais Autoadministradas: o Fenômeno APAC [Self-governing prison communities: the APAC phenomenon]
Darke, S. 2014. Comunidades Prisionais Autoadministradas: o Fenômeno APAC [Self-governing prison communities: the APAC phenomenon]. Revista Brasileira de Ciências Criminais. 107, pp. 257-276.

Prison Life, Sociology of: Recent Perspectives from the United Kingdom
Drake, D., Darke, S. and Earle, R. 2015. Prison Life, Sociology of: Recent Perspectives from the United Kingdom. in: Wright, J. (ed.) International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences. 2nd edition Oxford Elsevier.

Latin American prisons
Darke, S. and Karam, M.L. 2016. Latin American prisons. in: Jewkes, Y., Bennett, J. and Crewe, B. (ed.) Handbook on prisons. 2nd edition Abington Routledge.