David Porteous

Associate Professor

Criminology & Sociology

Middlesex University

Youth Crime and Youth Justice, Illicit Drug Use, Policing and Community Safety, Criminological Theory and Research Methods

David Porteous has twenty years experience of conducting applied social and criminological research. His principal field of study has been youth crime and youth justice and his work (with colleagues) has included a study of the relationship between school exclusion and youth offending for the Home Office, a study of inter- and intra-racial youth violence in school and the surrounding neighbourhood for the ESRC, comparative studies of services for vulnerable and disadvantaged young people funded by the European Union and the evaluation of mentoring and bail support schemes for the Youth Justice Board. Most recently he completed research for the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) to inform the development of specialist support services for young offenders who have been victims ofmore...

BA (Hons) Philosophy & Politics (2:1), University of Leeds, 1986 MA The Politics of International Resources and Development, University of Leeds, 1992 PhD by Published Works - Utopian Youth Justice?, Middlesex University, January 2014

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  1. Porteous, David (2015) Supporting offenders who are also victims. Middlesex University, MDX Minds.
  2. Porteous, David (2016) Offending and victimisation, pathways and interventions: literature review for YJB victims reference group. Working Paper. Youth Justice Board, London.
  3. Melo Nogueira, Maria-Joao, Porteous, David and Guerreiro, Sandra (2015) The Portuguese-speaking community in Lambeth: a scoping study. Project Report. London Community Foundation, London.
  4. Porteous, David, Adler, Joanna R. and Davidson, Julia (2015) The development of specialist support services for young people who have offended and who have also been victims of crime, abuse and/or violence: final report. Project Report. MOPAC, London.
  5. Porteous, David (2015) Book Review [Heroin and music in New York City by Barry Spunt]. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, 22 (6). p. 489. ISSN 0968-7637
  6. Porteous, David (2014) Utopian youth justice? [Doctorate by Public Works]
  7. Chatwin, Caroline and Porteous, David (2013) Insiders? The experiences and perspectives of long-term, regular cannabis users. Contemporary Drug Problems, 40 (2). pp. 235-258. ISSN 0091-4509
  8. Chatwin, Caroline and Porteous, David (2011) Going green. Druglink, 26 (6). pp. 12-13. ISSN 0305-4349
  9. Porteous, David (2011) Good cop, Polish cop: findings from an evaluation of the secondment of two Polish police officers to work with the Metropolitan Police. Safer Communities, 10 (2). pp. 32-41. ISSN 1757-8043
  10. Puniskis, Michael John, Porteous, David and Goodman, Sue (2010) Stopped, searched and (reasonably) suspicious: young people’s experiences of pro-active policing. In: 2nd Annual Postgraduate Criminology Conference, 30 Sep - 01 Oct 2010, Cambridge, UK.