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Dr Fraser, Alistair David

Title:
Honorary Fellow
Honorary Assistant Professor

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Dr Fraser, Alistair David

Title:
Honorary Fellow
Honorary Assistant Professor

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Fraser, A

Short Biography:

Alistair is an early-career criminologist with broad-ranging interests spanning sociology, law, social policy, anthropology, social theory and cultural studies.

Prior to joining the University of Hong Kong, Alistair worked as a Research Assistant at the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research, carrying out a variety of funded research projects on youth violence, community policing, female offending, and oral history.

His interests lie particularly in the study of youth crime and justice in a global and comparative context, with specialist expertise in the field of youth gangs. He is an experienced ethnographer and qualitative researcher, having carried out fieldwork in Glasgow, Chicago and Hong Kong, as well as a number of evaluations of youth justice interventions.

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
University of GlasgowPhD
University of OxfordMSc
University of GlasgowLLB (Hons)
Biography

Alistair is an early-career criminologist with broad-ranging interests spanning sociology, law, social policy, anthropology, social theory and cultural studies. Prior to joining the University of Hong Kong, Alistair worked as a Research Assistant at the Scottish Centre for Crime and Justice Research, carrying out a variety of funded research projects on youth violence, community policing, female offending, and oral history. His interests lie particularly in the study of youth crime and justice in a global and comparative context, with specialist expertise in the field of youth gangs. He is an experienced ethnographer and qualitative researcher, having carried out fieldwork in Glasgow, Chicago and Hong Kong, as well as a number of evaluations of youth justice interventions. He is currently engaged in two research projects - one, an oral history of Kowloon Walled City, Hong Kong, was recently used to inform a documentary and interactive website for the Wall Street Journal; the other, an ambitious comparative study of youth leisure in Scotland and Hong Kong, can be found here:http://reimaginingyouth.wordpress.com/

 
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
02/2014 - presentMemberBritish Sociological Association
06/2005 - presentMemberBritish Society of Criminology
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