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Bankers’ stock options, risk-taking and the financial crisis

Journal Article
Minhat, M., & Abdullah, M. (2016)
Bankers’ stock options, risk-taking and the financial crisis. Journal of Financial Stability, 22, 121-128. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfs.2016.01.008
This study investigates the relationship between the use of stock options and bank risk in the context of the 2007-2008 financial crisis for banks that are authorised to accep...

Preliminary findings on police custody delivery in the twenty-first century: Is it ‘good’ enough?

Journal Article
Skinns, L., Wooff, A., & Sprawson, A. (2015)
Preliminary findings on police custody delivery in the twenty-first century: Is it ‘good’ enough?. Policing and Society, 27(4), 358-371. https://doi.org/10.1080/10439463.2015.1058377
Since the 1980s, police custody in England and Wales has seen the civilianisation and privatisation of key roles formerly performed by police officers and changes to how polic...

Police legitimacy in context: an exploration of “soft” power in police custody in England

Journal Article
Skinns, L., Rice, L., Sprawson, A., & Wooff, A. (2017)
Police legitimacy in context: an exploration of “soft” power in police custody in England. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, 40(3), 601-613. https://doi.org/10.1108/PIJPSM-06-2016-0077
For the most part, the procedural justice model has been found to generalise across different social groups and social contexts in the Anglo-American world (e.g. Jackson et al...

Islamic Finance

Book Chapter
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2016)
Islamic Finance. In M. C. Ehrhardt, E. Brigham, & R. Fox (Eds.), Financial Management: Theory and PracticeCengage
No abstract available.

Teaching legal professionalism: a comparative study of teaching professional values and lessons for legal education.

Journal Article
Whitecross, R. (2016)
Teaching legal professionalism: a comparative study of teaching professional values and lessons for legal education. Journal of Commonwealth Law and Legal Education, 11(1), 3-25
The Legal Education and Training Review highlighted concerns across all sectors, from academics to practitioners over a lack of understanding of professionalism and ethics. Bu...

Section 11 Orders and the “Abuse” Provisions: Family Lawyers’ Experience and Understanding of Section 11(7A)-(7E)

Journal Article
Whitecross, R. W. (2017)
Section 11 Orders and the “Abuse” Provisions: Family Lawyers’ Experience and Understanding of Section 11(7A)-(7E). Edinburgh Law Review, 21(2), 269-275. https://doi.org/10.3366/elr.2017.0419
No abstract available.

Article 3 and Adoption in and from India and Nepal.

Book Chapter
Whitecross, R. (2016)
Article 3 and Adoption in and from India and Nepal
Nepal has experienced an increase in intercountry adoption in recent years. Following the opening up of authorisation to arrange adoptions, the number of child centres offerin...

Use and Implementation of OCR Chapter 33AA in Section 11 Order Proceedings.

Report
Whitecross, R. & Lindsay, C. (2017)
Use and Implementation of OCR Chapter 33AA in Section 11 Order Proceedings. Edinburgh: Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service
This report presents the findings of a small-scale study designed and undertaken by the researchers between October 2016 and February 2017. The research was commissioned by th...

Which firms use Islamic financing?

Journal Article
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2017)
Which firms use Islamic financing?. Economics Letters, 150, 15-17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2016.10.036
This study explores to what extent the Islamic financing instruments are used by non-financial firms and whether profitability influences such financing choice. Based on a pan...

What Works to Reduce Crime - A Survey of the Evidence

Report
Levy, L., Santhkumaran, D., & Whitecross, R. W. (2014)
What Works to Reduce Crime - A Survey of the Evidence. Edinburgh: Scottish Government
A systematic review of the available literature based on a logic model approach to crime reduction.