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Publications and media

Edited Book

Articles

Chapters in edited collections

  • Xenakis, S. and L. K. Cheliotis (2017, forthcoming) ‘Neoliberalism and the Politics of Imprisonment’, in: W. DeKeseredy and M. Dragiewicz (eds) Routledge Handbook of Critical Criminology, 2nd Edn. London: Routledge.
  • Xenakis, S. and L. K. Cheliotis (2017, forthcoming) 'Crime and Criminal Justice Policy during the Financial Crisis in Greece', in A. Placas and D. Doxiadis (eds) Living Under Austerity: Greek Society in Crisis. New York and Oxford: Berghahn.
  • Cheliotis, L. K. and S. Xenakis (2016) ‘The Moral Psychology of Penal Populism’, in J. Jacobs and J. Jackson (eds) Routledge Handbook of Criminal Justice Ethics, pp. 176-190. London: Routledge.
    • Spanish translation forthcoming (2017) as: ‘La economía política del castigo y la economía doméstica del alma [The Political Economy of Punishment and the Domestic Economy of the Soul]’, in J. Á. García Brandariz and M. Sozzo (eds) (2017) Neoliberalism y Penalidad. Buenos Aires: Ad-Hoc.
  • (2015) with Cheliotis, L.K. ‘Anger Management and the Politics of Crime in the Greek Crisis’, in Karyotis, G & R. Gerodimos, R. (eds.) Greece Beyond the Crisis: The Politics of Extreme Austerity, Palgrave Macmillan.
  • (2013) with Cheliotis, L.K. ‘Crime and Politics in the Greek Crisis: Corruption, Common Crime, and Organised Political Violence’, in Tsilimpounidi, M. & Walsh, A. (eds.) Remapping 'Crisis': A Guide to Athens, Zero Books.
  • (2012) ‘Corruption and Organised Crime in the UK’, in P. Gounev and V. Ruggiero (eds) Corruption and Organised Crime in Europe: Illegal Partnerships, pp. 189-200. London: Routledge.
  • (2011) ‘Organised Crime and Political Violence’, in Cheliotis, L. K. & Xenakis, S (eds.) Crime and Punishment in Contemporary Greece: International Comparative Perspectives, Peter Lang AG. With responses by Margaret Beare and Vincenzo Ruggiero.
  • (2011) with Cheliotis, L. K.  ‘Crime, Fear of Crime and Punitiveness’ in Cheliotis, L. K. & Xenakis, S (eds.) Crime and Punishment in Contemporary Greece: International Comparative Perspectives, Peter Lang AG. With a response by Jonathan Jackson, Monica Gerber and Carolyn Côté-Lussier.
  • (2011) with Cheliotis, L.K. ‘Introduction’, in Cheliotis, L. K. & Xenakis, S. (eds.) Crime and Punishment in Contemporary Greece: International Comparative Perspectives, Peter Lang AG.
  • (2010) ‘Political Corruption and Organised Crime in Central and South-Eastern Europe’, in Europa Publications (ed.) Central and South-Eastern Europe 2011, pp. 3-6. London: Routledge. Updated in Europa Publications (ed.) Central and South-Eastern Europe 2012, pp. 7-11. London: Routledge, 2011.
  • (2010) ‘Resisting Submission? The Obstinacy of “Balkanist” Characteristics in Greece as Dissidence against “The West”’, in Cheliotis, L. K. (ed.) The Banality of Good: Roots, Rites and Sites of Resistance, Palgrave Macmillan.
  • (2004) ‘Organised Crime in the Balkans: Pitfalls of Threat Assessment’ in Fatić, A. (ed.) Security in Southeastern Europe, The Management Centre.

Other publications

Reports

Invited talks and presentations

  • ‘Tackling Ties between Upperworld and Underworld: Corruption, Licit business and Organised crime in the UK’, workshop on ‘Corruption in Commercial Criminal Enterprise’, School of Law, University of Edinburgh (4.12.15)
  • ‘Punitiveness after Dictatorship: Law and Order in Greece since 1974’ (co-written with Leonidas Cheliotis), workshop on ‘The Colonels’ Dictatorship and Its Afterlives’, Columbia University (23-24.4.15)
  • 'Which Protestors and What Grievances? Disaggregating Urban Security Challenges in Contemporary Greece', workshop 'Responses to Uprising: Between Resilience and Resistance', Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Birmingham (26.9.2013)
  • 'The Missing Level of Analysis: The International in the Study of State Punitiveness', plenary, European Society of Criminology Annual Conference, Budapest, Hungary (4-7.9.13)
  • ‘Approaches to Corruption Research’, workshop ‘Regional Training on Researching Police Corruption’ for NGOs in South-East-Europe organised by the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF), Belgrade, Serbia (15.4.2013).
  • ‘Organised Crime and the Corruption of Public Bodies in the UK: Implications for Prison Policy and Research’, one-day private seminar on ‘Prison Corruption’, Centre for the Study of Corruption, University of Sussex, London (25.10.12)
  • ‘The Power/Knowledge Nexus within the International Agenda to Combat Organised Crime’, Jean Monnet seminar series ‘Debating European Security’, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy (08.05.12)
  • ‘Governing through Organised Crime’, postgraduate lecture series on ‘Statebuilding and State Formation’, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy (08.05.12)
  • ‘Punitiveness after Dictatorship: The Case of Greece since 1974’, public lecture, Department of History, University of California San Diego (01.05.12)
  • ‘Political Stability and Extremism in Contemporary Greece’, workshop on ‘The Impact of the Financial Crisis: How Real is the Risk of Political De-stabilisation and the Rise of Extremism’, ‘Europe at Risk’ workshop and lecture series, organised by the Centre for Liberal Strategies-Sofia, the Bruno Kreisky Forum for International Dialogue-Vienna, and the Austrian Federal Ministry for Defence and Sports, Vienna (25-26.03.12)
  • ‘State and Public Punitiveness in Contemporary Greece’, Modern Greek Studies seminar series, Centre for Hellenic Studies, King’s College, London (19.03.12)
  • ‘Reputation and Trust in International Cooperation against Organised Crime’, workshop on ‘Drugs, Organised Crime and State Responses: New Comparative Approaches’, St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford (23.11.11)
  • ‘Typologies, Perceptions Indices, and Bias, in Comparative Corruption Analysis’, Postgraduate Criminology seminar series ‘New Forms of Criminality and their Confrontation’, Department of Sociology, Panteion University, Athens, Greece (28.01.10)
  • ‘Culture in International Comparative Analysis of Corruption’, Department of Law, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia (20.12.08)
  • ‘Global Crime’, Global Issues course, British Studies Program, University of Southern Mississippi, at King’s College, University of London (31.7.08)
  • ‘Hegemony in Action: Problematising International Policy against Organised Crime’, invited inaugural lecture, international guest lecture series of the Criminology programme at Växjö University, Sweden (12.2.08)
  • ‘Boosting the Effectiveness of Organised Crime Counter Efforts’, conference on ‘The South Caucasus Facing Global Challenges: Drug Trafficking and International Terrorism’, EU Technical Assistance and Information Exchange Instrument (TAIEX) of the EU (Enlargement Directorate-General), Republic of Georgia (29-30.3.07)
  • ‘The Challenge of Combating Organised Crime: Lessons from the Balkans’, workshop on ‘EU and Black Sea Regional Co-operation’, Southeast Europe Association in co-operation with the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), Berlin, Germany (27.3.07)
  • ‘Greek Perspectives on the Problem of Organised Crime in the Balkans’, European Stability Initiative’s General Meeting, invited in co-ordination with the British Foreign and Commonwealth agency Wilton Park in preparation for a Wilton Park conference on Organised Crime in the Balkans, Berlin, Germany (31.10-1.11.03)
  • ‘The Development of Greek Policy against Transnational Organised Crime, 1989-2001’, Deree College, The American College of Greece, Athens, at the invitation of Deree College Sociology Society and the Department of Social Studies and Humanities (5.3.03)

Conference and workshop papers

  • 'Lost in Transition: Democratisation and Punitiveness in Greece since 1974', (with Leonidas Cheliotis), European Society of Criminology Annual Conference, Budapest, Hungary (4-7.9.13)
  • ‘Assessing the Influence of International Co-operation on National Police Culture’, American Society of Criminology Annual Conference, Chicago (14-17.11.12)
  • ‘The Politics of Punishment and the World Economy’ (with L. K. Cheliotis), W. G. Hart Legal Workshop 2012, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London (26-28.6.12)
  • ‘The International Securitisation of Organised Crime: Power, Knowledge and the Primacy of the State’, European Society of Criminology Annual Conference, Vilnius, Lithuania (21-24.09.11)
  • ‘Accounting for Recurrent Cycles of Political Violence in Greece: Limitations of Extant Analysis’, Research Seminar, Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP), Athens, Greece (1.7.11)
  • ‘In the Eye of the Beholder: Accounting for the Role of Emotions in Greek Politics’, Panel of the Greek Politics Specialist Group, Political Studies Association Annual Conference, London (19-21.4.11)
  • ‘Governance and International Co-operation against Organised Crime: A Statist Perspective’, International Studies Association Annual Conference, Montreal, Canada (16-19.3.11)
  • ‘Organised Crime and Political Violence in Contemporary Greece’, European Society of Criminology Annual Conference, Liège, Belgium (8-11.9.10)
  • ‘Towards a Political Economy of Punishment in Contemporary Greece’ (with Leonidas Cheliotis), European Society of Criminology Annual Conference, Liège, Belgium (8-11.9.10)
  • ‘Comparative Corruption Research and the Case of Britain’, British Society of Criminology Annual Conference, University of Leicester (11-14.7.10)
  • ‘Known Unknowns and the Role of Experts in International Co-operation against Organised Crime’, academic and practitioner workshop on ‘A European Approach to Organised Crime’, organised by the Standing Group on Organised Crime, European Consortium of Political Research (ECPR) at the Political Science Association (PSA) Annual Conference, Edinburgh (29.3.10).
  • ‘Pride and Prejudice: A Critique of Comparative Corruption Analysis’, British International Studies Association (BISA) Conference, University of Leicester (14-16.12.09)
  • ‘The Progressive Potential of Normative Hybridity: Re-evaluating Balkanist Resistance in Contemporary Greece’, 21st international symposium of the Modern Greek Studies Association, Simon Frazer University, Vancouver, Canada (15-17.10.09)
  • ‘Security Policy Transfer and the Greek Experience’, Research Seminar, Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP), Athens, Greece (28.9.09)
  • ‘Perceptions of Corruption: Comparative European Perspectives’, Discussion Panel chair and presenter, South East European Studies at Oxford, European Studies Centre, St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford (21.5.09)
  • ‘All Right Jack? Culture, Corruption and the British Exemplar’, Staff Research Seminar, Department of International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science (15.10.08)
  • ‘Perceptions of Corruption in the UK: Findings of Interviews from Six Target Groups’, presented by the SEESOX team at an open meeting of the research consortium for the EU-funded project ‘Crime and Culture: A Comparative Study of EU and EU Candidate States’, Inter-University Centre, Dubrovnik, Croatia (19.1.08)
  • ‘Resisting Submission? The Obstinacy of ‘Balkan’ Characteristics in Greece as Dissidence against ‘The West”’, conference on ‘The Banality of Good: Roots, Rites and Sites of Resistance’, Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge (18.4.07)
  • ‘Policy against Organised Crime in Greece and its Transformative Role for State-Societal Relations’, workshop on ‘Processes of Europeanisation in the Eastern Mediterranean: Changing Dynamics of State-Societal Relations in Turkey, Greece and Cyprus and the Internationalisation of Policy Regimes’, 8th Mediterranean Research Meeting, European University Institute, Florence, Italy (22-23.3.07)
  • ‘Perceptions of Corruption in the UK: A Study of Two Cases and Six Target Groups’, presented at an open meeting of the research consortium for the EU-funded project ‘Crime and Culture: A Comparative Study of EU and EU Candidate States’, Faculty of Sociology, University of Bucharest, Romania (3.11.06)
  • ‘Juxtaposing Domestic and Regional/International Approaches: Illicit Markets in Greece and Contradictory Anti-Corruption Norms in the UK’, workshop on ‘Corruption, Organised Crime and Economic Restructuring: Regional Perspectives and International Agendas’, St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford (14.6.06)
  • ‘Internationalising a Threat Assessment of Organised Crime: History, Logic and Weaknesses’, Political Studies Association Annual Conference, Reading University (6.4.06)
  • ‘The Challenge of Assessing Transnational Organised Crime in the Balkans’, The Management Centre Security Policy Group conference ‘Security in Southeastern Europe’, Belgrade, Serbia (22-25.4.04)
  • ‘Defining the Challenge of Transnational Organised Criminal Activity in the Balkans’, Oxford University Balkan Society conference ‘Balkan Border Crossings’, St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford, (17-18.5.03)
  • ‘International versus Domestic Pressures on the Development of Organised Crime Policy: The Case of Greece,’ Section on Organised Crime, European Consortium for Political Research General Conference, Marburg, Germany (21.9.03)
  • ‘Organised Crime and State Sovereignty in the Balkans’, 1st Meeting of the British International Studies Association (BISA) Working Group on the Balkans, London School of Economics (16.2.02)
  • ‘The Challenge of Organised Crime to State Sovereignty in the Balkans: An Historical Approach’, Kokkalis Graduate Student Workshop, Harvard University, Boston, USA (9.2.01)

Media commentary

  • Sappho has contributed commentary to national and international media coverage of Greek politics, including for radio and television news programmes on the BBC and Al Jazeera, and is an advisory board member of the OpenSecurity section of the online news and analysis forum OpenSecurity (www.opendemocracy.net/opensecurity).