Main Research Activities
Current / Recent Research Projects
1. ‘The Constitution of the Security Field – Ireland’, DIT Seed Award
2. ‘Crime, Risk and Resilience in the Countryside: Governing Rural Security’ with Artur Pytlarz, Irish Research Council Government of Ireland Scholarship 2016-2020.
3. Security Capital and Exclusion in European Societies (2015-2022).
4. Evaluation of the Community Safety Initiative – Assignment of RAPID Co-ordinators, Tallaght West Childhood Development Initiative (2013-4).
Current Research Student Supervision
1. Artur Pytlarz
Crime, Risk and Resilience in the Countryside: Governing Rural Security
2. Andy Bray
Re-Modeling the National Children’s Detention Campus: How does the change in in the focus of offender management impact on the existing historical child-care habitus?
3. Adeyemi Adekanle
The choice of a police career by black ethnic minorities in Ireland http://goo.gl/keqGj4
Bowden, M. (2014) Crime, Disorder and Symbolic Violence: Governing the Urban Periphery. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. More info
Urban Studies 2015: http://goo.gl/sVRXxk
Irish Journal of Sociology 2016 http://goo.gl/1nQfw1
Other Recent and Notable Publications:
Bowden, M and Topping, J. (2016) ‘Crime Prevention and Community Safety’, in Healy, D., Hamilton, C., Daly, Y. and Butler, M. (eds) The Routledge Handbook of Irish Criminology. London: Routledge.
Bowden M, (2015) Evaluation of the Community Safety Initiative – Assignment of RAPID Co-ordinators. Dublin: Tallaght West Childhood Development Initiative http://www.twcdi.ie/images/uploads/general/CDI-CSI_RAPID_Report_FINAL.pdf
Gilling, D., Hughes, G., Bowden, M., Edwards, A., Henry, A. and Topping, J. (2013) ‘Powers, Liabilities and Expertise in Community Safety: Comparative Lessons from Britain and Ireland’, European Journal of Criminology, 10(3) 326-340.
Lalor, K., Bowden, M., Griffin, K., McElvaney, R., and Quinn, B. (2012) Being Young and Irish: Summary of Consultation Results. http://arrow.dit.ie/cserrep/30/
Bowden, M. (2012) Conversation as Academic Practice: Tutors’ Strategies in Integrating Student Learning in a Professional Training Degree Programme, Irish Journal of Academic Practice. http://arrow.dit.ie/ijap/vol1/iss1/1/
Bowden, M. and Martin Langan, K. (2011) Youth Work as a Public Good: Older Teenagers’ Experiences of Youth Services in Dublin, Youth Studies Ireland, 6(3) 3-20. http://youthstudiesireland.ie/index.php/ysi/article/view/73/72
Kelleher, C., Christie, R., Lalor, K., Fox, J., Bowden, M., O'Donnell, C. (2011) An Overview of New Psychoactive Substances and the Outlets Supplying Them. National Advisory Committee on Drugs http://www.nacd.ie/publications/Head_Report2011_overview.pdf
Bowden, M. (2009) 'The Gift Relationship', in Anheier, H. and Toepler, S. (Eds.) International Encyclopedia of Civil Society. New York: Springer. pp 759-763 http://arrow.dit.ie/aaschsslbk/9/
Bowden, M. (2006) ‘Youth, Governance and the City: Towards a Critical Urban Sociology of Youth Crime and Disorder Prevention’, Youth Studies Ireland. 1(1) 19-39. http://arrow.dit.ie/cserart/1
Bowden, M. and Higgins, L. (2000) The Impact and Effectiveness of the Garda Special Projects. Dublin: Stationery Office.
Postgraduate Award, Royal Irish Academy Third Sector Research Programme 2003-2005