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Professor Mark Button

Professor of Criminology

  1. 1994
  2. Published

    Why some organisations prefer in-house to contract security staff

    Professor Mark Button & Bruce George, 1994, Crime at Work: Studies in Security and Crime Prevention. Gill, M. (ed.). Leicester: Perpetuity Press., Vol. 1. p. 210-224 15 p.

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

  3. 1998
  4. Published

    Beyond the public gaze - the exclusion of private investigators from the British debate over regulating private security

    Professor Mark Button, Mar 1998, In : International Journal of the Sociology of Law. 26, 1, p. 1-16 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. 2000
  6. Published

    Improving the performance of the private security industry

    Professor Mark Button, 1 Jan 2000, In : Criminal Justice Matters. 40, 1, p. 27-28 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  7. 2001
  8. Published

    Reviewing the British debate over private prisons

    Professor Mark Button, 2001, In : International Journal of Police Science & Management. 3, p. 185-191

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. Published

    Government regulation in the United Kingdom private security industry: the myth of non-regulation

    Professor Mark Button & Bruce George, Jan 2001, In : Security Journal. 14, 1, p. 55-66

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. 2002
  11. Published

    Private policing

    Professor Mark Button, 2002, 1st ed. Cullompton: Willan Publishing. 155 p. (Policing and society series)

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  12. Published

    Understanding the Private Security Industry Act 2001

    Bruce George & Professor Mark Button, 2002, Haselmere: Caltrop.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  13. Published

    'Plural policing' in action: a review of the policing of environmental protests in England and Wales

    Professor Mark Button & Tim John, 1 Jan 2002, In : Policing and Society. 12, 2, p. 111-121 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

  14. Published

    New challenges in public order policing: the professionalisation of environmental protest and the emergence of the militant environmental activist

    Professor Mark Button, Tim John & Nigel Brearley, Mar 2002, In : The International Journal of the Sociology of Law. 30, 1, p. 17-32

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  15. 2003
  16. Published

    Private security industry law in Europe: the case of great Britain

    Professor Mark Button, 2003, Recht des Sicherheitsgewerbes. Outer, S. & Stober, R. (eds.). Koln: Heymanns

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

  17. Published

    The impact of September 11th on the UK business community

    Bruce George, Professor Mark Button & Natalie Whatford, 2003, Crime at work. Vol. 3, Managing security. Gill, M. (ed.). Leicester: Perpetuity Press., p. 231-245

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

  18. Published

    Private security and the policing of quasi-public space

    Professor Mark Button, Sep 2003, In : The International Journal of the Sociology of Law. 31, 3, p. 227-237

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. 2004
  20. Published

    'Softly, softly', private security and the policing of corporate space

    Professor Mark Button, 2004, Hard Cop, Soft Cop: Dilemmas and Debates in Contemporary Policing. Hopkins-Burke, R. (ed.). 1st ed. Cullompton: Willan Publishing, p. 101-114 14 p.

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

  21. Published

    International crime in the Mediterranean

    Dr Paul Norman & Professor Mark Button, 2004, Mediterranean security and beyond. George, B. (ed.). London, UK: Bruce George MP, 11 p.

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

  22. 2005
  23. Published

    Why some organisations prefer in-house to contract security staff

    Professor Mark Button & Bruce George, 2005, Crime at Work: Studies in Security and Crime Prevention. Gill, M. (ed.). Palgrave Macmillan, Vol. 1. p. 210-224 15 p.

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

  24. 2006
  25. Published

    Community safety and private security sector

    Professor Mark Button, 2006, Community safety: critical perspectives on policy and practice. Squires, P. (ed.). Bristol: Policy Press, p. 125-138 14 p.

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

  26. Published

    Community safety and the private security sector.

    Professor Mark Button, 2006, Community safety. Squires, P. (ed.). Bristol: Policy Press, p. 125-138 19 p.

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

  27. Published

    Regulation of private security: models for analysis

    Professor Mark Button & Bruce George, 2006, Handbook of security. Gill, M. (ed.). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 563-585 23 p.

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

  28. Published

    The private security industry in South Korea: a familiar tale of growth, gaps and the need for better regulation

    Professor Mark Button, H. Park & J. Lee, 2006, In : Security Journal. 19, 3, p. 167-179 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  29. 2007
  30. Published

    Security officers and policing: Powers, culture and control in the governance of private space

    Professor Mark Button, 2007, 1st ed. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing Limited. 205 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  31. Published

    Assessing the regulation of private security across Europe

    Professor Mark Button, Jan 2007, In : European Journal of Criminology. 4, 1, p. 109-128 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  32. 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

  33. Published

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

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  34. Published

    Editorial

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  35. Published

    Terrorism and security

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  37. Published

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

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  38. 2008
  39. 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

  40. Published

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

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  41. Published

    Police, governance and the private finance initiative

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  42. 2009
  43. 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

  44. 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

  45. Published

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

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  46. 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

  47. Published

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

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

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  48. Published

    The resilience to fraud of UK plc

    Jim Gee, Professor Mark Button & Kwabena Frimpong, 2009, London: MacIntyre Hudson. 20 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  49. Published

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

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  50. Published

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

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  51. 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

  52. 2010
  53. Published

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

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  54. Published

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

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

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

  55. Published

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

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

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  56. Published

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

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

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  57. Published

    The human Cost of Fraud: A vox populi

    Professor Mark Button, Jim Gee, Mr Chris Lewis & Dr Jacki Tapley, 2010, MacIntyre Hudson. 17 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  58. Published

    Studying fraud as white collar crime

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

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  59. 2011
  60. Published
  61. Published

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

    Jim Gee, Professor Mark Button & Graham Brooks, 2011, London: PFK. 18 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  62. Published

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

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  63. Published

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

    Jim Gee, Professor Mark Button, Graham Brooks & Nicola Higginbottom, 2011, London: PKF. 30 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  64. Published

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

    Jim Gee, Professor Mark Button & Ian Cook, Mar 2011, PKF. 24 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  65. Published
  66. Published
  67. Published
  68. 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

  69. Published

    Private or public policing?

    Professor Mark Button & Les Johnston, 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)

  70. Published

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

    Jim Gee, Professor Mark Button & Graham Brooks, Oct 2011, PKF. 20 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  71. 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

  72. 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

  73. 2012
  74. Published

    Capital punishment: the case for and against

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  77. Published

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

    Jim Gee, Professor Mark Button & Graham Brooks, Jan 2012, PKF. 25 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  78. Published

    The scale of health-care fraud: a global evaluation

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  79. 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)

  80. Published

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

    Jim Gee, Professor Mark Button & Graham Brooks, May 2012, PKF. 17 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  81. Published

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

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

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  82. Published
  83. 2013
  84. Published

    Countering fraud for competitive advantage

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

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  85. Published

    Fraud, corruption and sport

    G. Brooks, A. Aleem & 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. 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

  88. 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

  89. Published

    Research on sentencing online fraud offences

    Jane Kerr, Rachel Owen, Carol McNaughton Nicholls & Professor Mark Button, Jun 2013, London: Crown Copyright.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  90. Published

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

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

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  91. Published

    Addressing the weakest link: implementing converged security

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  92. Published

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

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

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  93. Published
  94. Published

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

    Jim Gee, Professor Mark Button & Steve Kelly , Oct 2013, BDO. 20 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  95. 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

  96. 2014
  97. Published

    Criminal activity in the financial sector

    Professor Mark Button & Martin James Tunley, 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)

  98. Published
  99. Published

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

    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)

  100. Published

    Private policing in public spaces

    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)

  101. Published

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

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

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  102. Published

    The accredited counter fraud specialist handbook

    Martin James Tunley, Andrew Whittaker, Jim Gee & Professor Mark Button, 2014, Wiley. 304 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  103. 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

  104. Published

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

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  105. Published
  106. Published

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

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  107. 2015
  108. Published

    Fraud in overseas aid and the challenge of measurement

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  109. Published

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

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

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  110. Published

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

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

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  111. Published
  112. 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

  113. Published

    Explaining fraud deviancy attenuation in the United Kingdom

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  114. Published

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

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  115. Published

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

    Professor Mark Button, Alison Jean Wakefield, Graham Brooks, 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

  116. Published

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

    Professor Mark Button, Jim Gee & Oliver May, Oct 2015, PKF Littlejohn. 24 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

  117. 2016
  118. Published

    Implications of Brexit

    Professor Mark Button, 18 Apr 2016, The Guardian .

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  119. Published

    UK and regulation in EU

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

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

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