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Professor Mark Button

Professor of Criminology

  1. 2020
  2. Published

    The "new" private security industry, the private policing of cyberspace and the regulatory questions

    Professor Mark Button, 1 Feb 2020, In : Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice . 36, 1, p. 39-55

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. 2019
  4. Early online

    The ‘three-pillars model of regulation’: a fusion of governance models for private security

    Stiernstedt, P., Professor Mark Button, Prenzler, T. & Sarre, R., 2 Dec 2019, In : Security Journal. 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Published

    Fraud and cybercrime vulnerabilities in the legal sector

    Professor Mark Button, Gee, J. & Hayes, M., 5 Nov 2019, Crowe UK. 24 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  6. Early online

    Editorial: economic and industrial espionage

    Professor Mark Button, 26 Sep 2019, In : Security Journal. 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  7. Published

    The Real Cost of External Fraud

    Professor Mark Button, Dr David William James Shepherd & Dr Branislav Hock, 26 Sep 2019, Synectics Solutions. 12 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  8. Early online

    The media, personal digital criminal legacies and the experience of offenders convicted of occupational fraud and corruption

    Dr David William James Shepherd, Ms Emma Beatty, Professor Mark Button & Mr Dean Blackbourn, 24 Sep 2019, In : Journal of Criminological Research, Policy and Practice. 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. Published

    The Privatisation of Policing in the UK

    Professor Mark Button, 1 Aug 2019, Jahrbuch der Sicherheitswirtschaft 2018. Makowicz, B. & Stober, R. (eds.). Berlin: Peter Lang International Academic Publishers, p. 91-107 16 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  10. Published

    The Financial Cost of Fraud 2019: The Latest Data from Around the World

    Gee, J. & Professor Mark Button, 1 Jul 2019, Crowe UK. 28 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  11. Early online
  12. Published

    The barriers to the opening of government data in the UK – a view from the bottom

    Dr Victoria Wang, Dr David William James Shepherd & Professor Mark Button, 3 May 2019, In : Information Polity . 24, 1, p. 59-74 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. Published

    Private Policing

    Professor Mark Button, 16 Apr 2019, 2nd ed. Abingdon: Routledge. 268 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  14. Published

    The real cost of recruitment fraud

    Gee, J., Professor Mark Button, Dr Victoria Wang, Mr Dean Blackbourn & Dr David William James Shepherd, 14 Apr 2019, Crowe UK. 36 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  15. Published

    Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2019

    Finnerty, K., Fullick, S., Motha, H., Navin Shah, J., Professor Mark Button & Dr Victoria Wang, 3 Apr 2019, Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport. 66 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  16. Published

    The psychology of the corrupt: some preliminary findings

    Dr Claire Nee, Professor Mark Button, Dr David William James Shepherd, Mr Dean Blackbourn & Dr Sharon Leal, 1 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Financial Crime. 26, 2, p. 488-495

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Published

    Explaining the causes of bribery from an offender perspective

    Dr David William James Shepherd, Professor Mark Button & Mr Dean Blackbourn, 8 Mar 2019, Corruption in the Global Era: Causes, Sources and Forms of Manifestation. Ryder, N. & Pasculli, L. (eds.). Routledge, p. 140-162 23 p. (The Law of Financial Crime).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  18. Published

    The profile and detection of bribery in Norway and England & Wales: a comparative study

    Andresen, M. & Professor Mark Button, 8 Jan 2019, In : European Journal of Criminology. 16, 1, p. 18-40 23 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. 2018
  20. Published

    The dark web - bad for business

    Gee, J., Hall, L., Dr Victoria Wang, Professor Mark Button & Joseph, E., 24 Oct 2018, Crowe UK.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  21. Published
  22. Published
  23. Published

    The Financial Cost of Fraud 2018: The Latest Data from Around the World

    Gee, J. & Professor Mark Button, 30 May 2018, Crowe Clark Whitehill.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  24. Published

    Comparing private security regulation in the European Union

    Professor Mark Button & Stiernstedt, P., May 2018, In : Policing and Society. 28, 4, p. 398-414

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. Published

    Fraud

    Professor Mark Button, Tunley, M. & Mr Dean Blackbourn, May 2018, Handbook of Crime Prevention and Citizen Security. Tenca, M. & Mendez Ortiz, E. (eds.). Buenos Aires: Ediciones Didot

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  26. Published

    Cyber Security Breaches Survey 2018: Statistical Release

    Finnerty, K., Motha, H., Shah, J., White, Y., Professor Mark Button & Dr Victoria Wang, 25 Apr 2018, Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 58 p. (Cyber Security Breaches Survey)

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  27. Early online
  28. Early online
  29. Early online

    Exploring the impact of organizational investment on occupational fraud: mediating effects of ethical culture and monitoring control

    Suh, J. B., Sub Shim, H. & Professor Mark Button, 13 Mar 2018, In : International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  30. Early online

    Public perceptions of private security in shopping malls: a comparison of the United Kingdom and South Korea

    Kim, H., Professor Mark Button & Lee, J., 12 Mar 2018, In : International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  31. Published
  32. 2017
  33. Published

    A case study of an EU procurement process in an African country

    Stiernstedt, P. & Professor Mark Button, 23 Dec 2017, Corruption and Norms: Political Corruption and Governance. Kubbe, I. & Engelbert, A. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, (Political Corruption and Governance).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  34. Published

    ‘The real private police’: franchising constables and the emergence of employer supported policing

    Professor Mark Button & Wakefield, A., 23 Dec 2017, The Private Sector and Criminal Justice. Hucklesby, A. & Lister, S. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, p. 135-159

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  35. Published

    The evolution of security industry regulation in the European Union

    Professor Mark Button & Stiernstedt, P., Sep 2017, In : International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice. 41, 4, p. 245–257

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  36. Published

    Annual Fraud Indicator 2017: Identifying the Cost of Fraud to the UK Economy

    Professor Mark Button, Dr David William James Shepherd & Mr Dean Blackbourn, 22 Aug 2017, Crowe Clark Whitehill. 28 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  37. Published

    Cyber Frauds, Scams and their Victims

    Professor Mark Button & Cross, C., 18 May 2017, Routledge. 232 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  38. Published

    United Kingdom

    Brooks, G., Professor Mark Button, Tunley, M. & Gee, J., May 2017, Healthcare Fraud, Corruption and Waste in Europe. Mikkers, M., Sauter, M., Vincke, W. & Boertjens, J. (eds.). Eleven International Publishing, p. 137-154 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  39. Published

    Cyber security breaches survey 2017: main report

    Klahr, R., Shah, J., Sheriffs, P., Rossington, T., Pestell, G., Professor Mark Button & Dr Victoria Wang, Apr 2017, Department for Culture, Media and Sport. 60 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportOther report

  40. Published

    Economic Crime: Learning from Offender Methodologies, and Pathways into (and out of) Crime

    Levi, M., Professor Mark Button & Whitty, M., 1 Mar 2017, Home Office. 48 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  41. Published

    Just about everybody doing the business? Explaining ‘cash-for-crash’ insurance fraud in the United Kingdom

    Professor Mark Button, Brooks, G., Mr Chris Lewis & Aleem, A., Mar 2017, In : The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology. 50, 2, p. 176-194 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  42. Published

    Would you resort to bribery? Studies show many would

    Professor Mark Button, 15 Feb 2017, The Conversation.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  43. Published

    The 2008 financial crisis and fraud: examining the causes and the response through the concepts of deviancy attenuation, delabelling and immoral phlegmatism

    Professor Mark Button & Tunley, M., 6 Feb 2017, The Financial Crisis and White Collar Crime - Legislative and Policy Responses. Ryder, N., Tucker, J. & Turksen, U. (eds.). Routledge

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  44. Published

    The Financial Cost of Fraud 2017: The Latest Data from Around the World

    Gee, J. & Professor Mark Button, Feb 2017, Crowe Clark Whitehill. 13 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  45. Published

    Technology and fraud: the ‘fraudogenic’ consequences of the Internet Revolution

    Professor Mark Button & Cross, C., 2017, The Routledge Handbook of Technology, Crime and Justice. McGuire, M. R. & Holt, T. (eds.). Routledge, p. 78-95 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  46. 2016
  47. Published
  48. Published

    'All walks of life': a profile of household insurance fraudsters in the United Kingdom

    Professor Mark Button, Professor Francis Pakes & Mr Dean Blackbourn, Jul 2016, In : Security Journal. 29, 3, p. 501-519

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  49. Published

    Annual Fraud Indicator 2016

    Professor Mark Button, Dr David William James Shepherd & Mr Dean Blackbourn, 24 May 2016, PKF Littlejohn. 36 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  50. Published

    Cyber Breaches Survey 2016

    Professor Mark Button, Dr Victoria Wang, Klahr, R., Amili, S. & Shah, J., 8 May 2016, London: Ipsos MORI. 50 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  51. Published

    Implications of Brexit

    Professor Mark Button, 18 Apr 2016, The Guardian .

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  52. Published

    UK and regulation in EU

    Professor Mark Button & Stiernstedt, P., 18 Apr 2016, Professional Security Magazine.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  53. 2015
  54. Published

    The resilience to fraud of the charity sector in England and Wales 2015

    Professor Mark Button, Gee, J. & May, O., Oct 2015, PKF Littlejohn. 24 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  55. Published

    Confronting the “fraud bottleneck”: private sanctions for fraud and their implications for justice

    Professor Mark Button, Wakefield, A. J., Brooks, G., Mr Chris Lewis & Dr David William James Shepherd, Sep 2015, In : Journal of Criminological Research, Policy and Practice. 1, 3, p. 159-174 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  56. Published

    Online fraud victims in England and Wales: victims' views on sentencing and the opportunity for restorative justice?

    Professor Mark Button, McNaughton Nicholls, C., Kerr, J. & Owen, R., May 2015, In : The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice. 54, 2, p. 193-211 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  57. Published

    Explaining fraud deviancy attenuation in the United Kingdom

    Professor Mark Button & Tunley, M. J., Mar 2015, In : Crime, Law and Social Change. 63, 1-2, p. 49-64

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  58. Published

    Fraud in overseas aid and the challenge of measurement

    Professor Mark Button, Brooks, G., Mr Chris Lewis & Dr David William James Shepherd, 2015, In : Journal of Financial Crime. 22, 2, p. 184-198

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  59. Published

    The Financial Cost of Healthcare Fraud 2015: What Data from Around the World Shows

    Gee, J. & Professor Mark Button, 2015, London: PKF Littlejohn.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  60. Published

    The financial cost of fraud 2015: what the latest data from around the world shows

    Gee, J. & Professor Mark Button, 2015, London: PKF Littlejohn.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  61. Published
  62. Published

    Uncovering the hidden cost of staff fraud: an assessment of 45 cases in the UK

    Professor Mark Button, Mr Chris Lewis, Mr Dean Blackbourn & Dr David William James Shepherd, 2015, In : Journal of Financial Crime. 22, 2, p. 170-183

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  63. 2014
  64. Published

    Online frauds: learning from victims why they fall for these scams

    Professor Mark Button, McNaughton Nicholls, C., Kerr, J. & Owen, R., Dec 2014, In : The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology. 47, 3, p. 391-408

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  65. Published
  66. Published

    Evaluating the case for greater use of private prosecutions in England and Wales for fraud offences

    Mr Chris Lewis, Brooks, G., Professor Mark Button, Dr David William James Shepherd & Wakefield, A., Mar 2014, In : International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice. 42, 1, p. 3-15

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  67. Published

    Not a victimless crime: the impact of fraud on individual victims and their families

    Professor Mark Button, Mr Chris Lewis & Dr Jacki Tapley, Feb 2014, In : Security Journal. 27, 1, p. 36-54

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  68. Published

    Criminal activity in the financial sector

    Professor Mark Button & Tunley, M. J., 2014, The handbook of security. Gill, M. (ed.). 2 ed. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 427-451

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  69. Published
  70. Published

    New perspectives on police training and education: lessons from the private sector

    Wakefield, A. & Professor Mark Button, 2014, International perspectives on police education and training. Stanislas, P. (ed.). Routledge, p. 254-273

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  71. Published

    Private policing in public spaces

    Wakefield, A. & Professor Mark Button, 2014, The oxford handbook of police and policing. Reisig, M. & Kane, R. (eds.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 571-588 18 p. (Oxford handbooks in criminology and criminal justice).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  72. Published

    The Financial Cost of Healthcare Fraud 2014: What Data from Around the World Shows

    Gee, J. & Professor Mark Button, 2014, London: BDO.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  73. Published

    The accredited counter fraud specialist handbook

    Tunley, M. J., Whittaker, A., Gee, J. & Professor Mark Button, 2014, Wiley. 304 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  74. 2013
  75. Published

    The True Cost of Insider Fraud

    Professor Mark Button, Dr David William James Shepherd, Mr Dean Blackbourn & Mr Chris Lewis, Nov 2013, CIFAS. 12 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  76. Published

    Intelligent Intelligence: the importance of organisational intelligence to the making of good quality business decisions

    Gee, J., Professor Mark Button & Kelly, S., Oct 2013, BDO. 20 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  77. Published

    The Financial Cost of Fraud Report 2013: What data from around the world shows

    Gee, J. & Professor Mark Button, Aug 2013, BDO. 11 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  78. Published
  79. Published

    Addressing the weakest link: implementing converged security

    Aleem, A., Wakefield, A. & Professor Mark Button, Jul 2013, In : Security Journal. 26, 3, p. 236-248 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  80. Published

    Healthcare Fraud in the new NHS market – a threat to patient care

    Professor Mark Button & Leys, C., 12 Jun 2013, Centre for Health and the Public Interest . 14 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  81. Published

    Research on sentencing online fraud offences

    Kerr, J., Owen, R., McNaughton Nicholls, C. & Professor Mark Button, Jun 2013, London: Crown Copyright.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  82. Published

    The Real Cost of Staff Fraud

    Professor Mark Button, Mr Dean Blackbourn, Mr Chris Lewis & Dr David William James Shepherd, 1 May 2013, University of Portsmouth. 43 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  83. Published

    The 'fraud justice network' and the infra-structure of support for individual fraud victims in England and Wales

    Professor Mark Button, Dr Jacki Tapley & Mr Chris Lewis, Feb 2013, In : Criminology & Criminal Justice. 13, 1, p. 37-61 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  84. Published

    Countering fraud for competitive advantage

    Professor Mark Button & Gee, J., 2013, Chichester: Wiley. 202 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  85. Published

    Fraud, corruption and sport

    Brooks, G., Aleem, A. & Professor Mark Button, 2013, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 216 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  86. Published

    Profile of a household insurance fraudster

    Professor Mark Button, Professor Francis Pakes & Mr Dean Blackbourn, 2013, Portsmouth: University of Portsmouth. 15 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  87. 2012
  88. Published
  89. Published

    Fraud and punishment: enhancing deterrence through more effective sanctions: main report

    Professor Mark Button, Mr Chris Lewis, Dr David William James Shepherd, Brooks, G. & Wakefield, A., Jul 2012, Portsmouth: University of Portsmouth. 126 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  90. Published

    The Resilience to Fraud of the UK Insurance Sector: Research into how well UK insurance companies protect themselves

    Gee, J., Professor Mark Button & Brooks, G., May 2012, PKF. 17 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  91. Published

    Optimising security through effective regulation: lessons from around the globe

    Professor Mark Button, Apr 2012, Policing and security in practice: challenges and achievements. Prenzler, T. (ed.). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 204-220 17 p. (Crime prevention and security management series).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  92. Published

    The scale of health-care fraud: a global evaluation

    Brooks, G., Professor Mark Button & Gee, J., Feb 2012, In : Security Journal. 25, 1, p. 76-87 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  93. Published

    The Resilience to Fraud of the UK Hotel Sector: Research into how well UK hotels protect themselves (2012 report)

    Gee, J., Professor Mark Button & Brooks, G., Jan 2012, PKF. 25 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  94. Published

    Capital punishment: the case for and against

    Professor Mark Button & Bretherick, D., 2012, Debates in criminal justice: key themes and issues. Ellis, T. & Savage, S. P. (eds.). 1st ed. London: Routledge, p. 201-217 17 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  95. Published

    Cross-border fraud and the case for an ‘interfraud’

    Professor Mark Button, 2012, In : Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management. 35, 2, p. 285-303 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  96. Published

    Measuring the cost of fraud: an opportunity for the new competitive advantage

    Professor Mark Button, Gee, J. & Brooks, G., 2012, In : Journal of Financial Crime. 19, 1, p. 65-75 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  97. 2011
  98. Published

    Fraud investigation and the ‘flawed architecture’ of counter fraud entities in the United Kingdom

    Professor Mark Button, Dec 2011, In : International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice. 39, 4, p. 249-265 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  99. Published

    Setting the watch privacy and ethics of CCTV surveillance

    Professor Mark Button, Dec 2011, In : International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice. 39, 4, p. 215-217 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  100. Published

    The Financial Cost of Fraud 2011: What data from around the world shows

    Gee, J., Professor Mark Button & Brooks, G., Oct 2011, PKF. 20 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  101. Published

    Private or public policing?

    Professor Mark Button & Johnston, L., 22 Sep 2011, Debates in Criminal Justice: Key Themes and Issues. Ellis, T. & Savage, S. (eds.). London: Routledge, p. 61-77 17 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

  102. Published

    Editorial: fraud, corruption and the financial crisis

    Professor Mark Button, Sep 2011, In : International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice. 39, 3, p. 137-139 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  103. Published
  104. Published
  105. Published
  106. Published

    The Resilience to Fraud of the UK Charity Sector: Research into how well UK charities protect themselves (2010 report)

    Gee, J., Professor Mark Button & Cook, I., Mar 2011, PKF. 24 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  107. Published
  108. Published

    Fraud in football: research into how football protects itself against fraud

    Gee, J., Professor Mark Button & Brooks, G., 2011, London: PFK. 18 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  109. Published

    The police and fraud investigation and the case for a nationalised solution in the United Kingdom

    Brooks, G. & Professor Mark Button, 2011, In : The Police Journal. 84, 4, p. 305-319 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  110. Published

    The resilience to fraud of the UK social housing sector: research into how well UK social housing organisations protect themselves

    Gee, J., Professor Mark Button, Brooks, G. & Higginbottom, N., 2011, London: PKF. 30 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

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