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Professor Mark Button

Professor of Criminology

  1. 2019
  2. Early online

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

    Professor Mark Button, 4 Dec 2019, In : Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice . 36, 1, p. 39-55

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. 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

  4. Early online

    Editorial: economic and industrial espionage

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  5. 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

  6. 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)

  7. Early online
  8. 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

  9. Published

    Private Policing

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

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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)

  14. 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

  15. 2018
  16. 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

  17. Published
  18. Published
  19. 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

  20. 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)

  21. 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

  22. Early online
  23. Early online
  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. Published
  27. 2017
  28. 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)

  29. Published

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

    Professor Mark Button & Dr Alison Wakefield, 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)

  30. 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

  31. Published

    Cyber Frauds, Scams and their Victims

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

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  32. 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)

  33. 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

  34. 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

  35. Published

    Would you resort to bribery? Studies show many would

    Professor Mark Button, 15 Feb 2017, The Conversation.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  36. 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)

  37. 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)

  38. 2016
  39. Published
  40. 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

  41. 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

  42. Published

    Implications of Brexit

    Professor Mark Button, 18 Apr 2016, The Guardian .

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  43. Published

    UK and regulation in EU

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

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  44. 2015
  45. Published

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

    Professor Mark Button, Dr Alison Wakefield, 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

  46. 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

  47. 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

  48. 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

  49. 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

  50. Published
  51. 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

  52. 2014
  53. 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

  54. Published
  55. 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 & Dr Alison Wakefield, Mar 2014, In : International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice. 42, 1, p. 3-15

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  56. 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

  57. 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)

  58. Published
  59. Published

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

    Dr Alison Wakefield & 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)

  60. Published

    Private policing in public spaces

    Dr Alison Wakefield & 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)

  61. 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

  62. 2013
  63. Published

    Addressing the weakest link: implementing converged security

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  64. 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

  65. 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

  66. 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

  67. Published

    Countering fraud for competitive advantage

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

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  68. Published

    Fraud, corruption and sport

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

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  69. Published

    Profile of a house insurance fraudster

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

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  70. 2012
  71. 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. & Dr Alison Wakefield, Jul 2012, Portsmouth: University of Portsmouth. 126 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  72. 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)

  73. 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

  74. 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)

  75. 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

  76. 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

  77. 2011
  78. 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

  79. 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

  80. 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)

  81. 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

  82. Published
  83. Published
  84. 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

  85. 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

  86. 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

  87. 2010
  88. Published

    Studying fraud as white collar crime

    Smith, G., Professor Mark Button, Johnston, L. & Frimpong, K., Nov 2010, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 264 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  89. Published

    Direct elections and the local governance of crime in the United Kingdom: a view from the ground

    Professor Mark Button & Loveday, B., 2010, In : Crime Prevention and Community Safety. 12, 3, p. 156-175 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  90. Published

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

    Brooks, G., Professor Mark Button & Gee, J., 2010.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  91. Published

    The financial cost of UK public sector fraud: a less painful way to reduce public expenditure

    Gee, J., Professor Mark Button & Brooks, G., 2010, Milton Keynes: MacIntyre Hudson. 20 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  92. Published

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

    Gee, J., Professor Mark Button & Brooks, G., 2010, Milton Keynes: MacIntyre Hudson. 15 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  93. 2009
  94. Published

    The Private Security Industry Act 2001 and the security management gap in the United Kingdom

    Professor Mark Button, Oct 2009, In : Security Journal. 24, 2, p. 118-132 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  95. Published

    Policing fraud in the private sector: a survey of the FTSE 100 companies in the UK

    Brooks, G., Professor Mark Button & Frimpong, K., 1 Mar 2009, In : International Journal of Police Science & Management. 11, 4, p. 493-504 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  96. Published

    A better deal for fraud victims: research into victims’ needs and experiences

    Professor Mark Button, Mr Chris Lewis & Dr Jacki Tapley, 2009, London: National Fraud Authority. 95 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  97. Published

    Fraud typologies and the victims of fraud: literature review

    Professor Mark Button, Mr Chris Lewis & Dr Jacki Tapley, 2009, London: National Fraud Authority. 40 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  98. Published

    Security officers and the policing of private space in South Korea: profile, powers and occupational hazards

    Professor Mark Button & Park, H., 2009, In : Policing and Society. 19, 3, p. 247-262 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  99. Published

    Support for the victims of fraud: an assessment of the current infrastructure in England and Wales

    Professor Mark Button, Mr Chris Lewis & Dr Jacki Tapley, 2009, London: National Fraud Authority. 38 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  100. Published

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

    Gee, J., Professor Mark Button & Brooks, G., 2009, Milton Keynes: MacIntyre Hudson. 15 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  101. Published

    The resilience to fraud of UK plc

    Gee, J., Professor Mark Button & Frimpong, K., 2009, London: MacIntyre Hudson. 20 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  102. Published

    “Mind the gap”, progress towards developing anti-fraud culture strategies in UK central government bodies

    Professor Mark Button & Brooks, G., 2009, In : Journal of Financial Crime. 16, 3, p. 229-244 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  103. 2008
  104. Published

    Police, governance and the private finance initiative

    Johnston, L., Professor Mark Button & Williamson, T., Sep 2008, In : Policing and Society. 18, 3, p. 225-244 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  105. Published

    Doing security: critical reflections and an agenda for change

    Professor Mark Button, 2008, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. 272 p. (Crime prevention and security management)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  106. Published

    The Fraud Review and the policing of fraud: laying the foundations for a centralized fraud police or counter fraud executive?

    Professor Mark Button, Johnston, L. & Frimpong, K., 2008, In : Policing. 2, 2, p. 241-250 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  107. 2007
  108. Published

    New directions in policing fraud: the emergence of the counter-fraud specialist in the United Kingdom

    Professor Mark Button, Frimpong, K. & Johnston, L., Dec 2007, In : The International Journal of the Sociology of Law. 35, 4, p. 192-208 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  109. Published

    `Too many chiefs and not enough chief executives': barriers to the development of PFI in the police service in England and Wales

    Professor Mark Button, Williamson, T. & Johnston, L., Aug 2007, In : Criminology & Criminal Justice. 7, 3, p. 287-305 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  110. Published

    Editorial

    Borodzicz, E. & Professor Mark Button, Jul 2007, In : Security Journal. 20, 3, p. 143-145 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  111. Published

    Terrorism and security

    Borodzicz, E. & Professor Mark Button, Jul 2007, In : Security Journal. 20, 3

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  112. Published

    Professionalizing counter fraud specialists in the UK : assessing progress and recommendations for reform.crime prevention and community safety

    Professor Mark Button, Frimpong, K., Smith, G. & Johnston, L., Apr 2007, In : Crime Prevention and Community Safety. 9, 2, p. 92-101 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  113. Published

    Policing private space – a three dimensional analysis

    Professor Mark Button, 1 Jan 2007, In : Criminal Justice Matters. 68, 1, p. 20-21 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

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