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Holley, C. & Shearing, C. Eds. 2018. Criminology and the Anthropocene (In the Series Criminology at the Edge, Eds. Leclerc, B., Homel, R. and Shearing, C.). Routledge.

Harrington, C. & Shearing, C. 2017. Security in the Anthropocene: Reflections on Safety and Care. Bielefeld, Transcript.

Special Issue:

Harrington, C., Lecavalier, E. & Shearing, C. 2017. Lessons of the Anthropocene: Entanglements and Security. Crime, Law and Social Change: An International Journal.

Book Chapters:

Stenning, P. & Shearing, C. 2018. Governing Plural Policing Provision: Legal Perspectives, Challenges and Ideas. In: den Boer, M. Ed. Comparative Policing from a Legal Perspective, 46-63. Research Handbooks in Comparative Law Series. Edward Elgar.: 

Froestad, J., Nøkleberg, M., Shearing, C. & Trollip, H. 2018. South Africa’s Minerals-­‐ Energy-­‐Complex: Flows, regulation, governance and policing. In: Omorogbe, Y. & Order, A. Eds. Ending Africa's Energy Deficit and the Law: Achieving Sustainable Energy for All in Africa. Oxford University Press, 308 - 343. 

Holley, C. & Shearing, C. 2018. Thriving on a Pale Blue Dot: Criminology and the Anthropocene. In: Holley, C. & Shearing, C. Eds. Criminology and the Anthropocene (In the Series Criminology at the Edge, Eds. Leclerc, B., Homel, R. and Shearing, C.), Routledge, 1 – 24.

Holley C. & Sinclair D, 2018, 'Replenishing Australia’s Water Future: From Stagnation to Innovation', in Holley C;Sinclair D (ed.), Reforming Water Law and Governance: From Stagnation to Innovation in Australia, Springer Nature Singapore, Singapore, pp. 1 - 31,

Holley C. & Sinclair D, 2018, 'Water Markets and Regulation: Implementation, Successes and Limitations', in Holley C;Sinclair D (ed.), Reforming Water Law and Governance From Stagnation to Innovation in Australia, Springer, Singapore, pp. 141 - 168,

Holley C. & Sofronova E, 2017, 'New environmental governance: Adaptation, resilience and law', in Risk, Resilience, Inequality and Environmental Law, pp. 129 - 146,

Holley, C. & Shearing, C. 2017. Nodal Governance. In: Turner, B.S. Ed. The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Social Theory. John Wiley & Sons.

Holley, C. & Shearing, C. 2017. A Nodal Perspective of Governance: Advances in Nodal Governance Thinking. In: Drahos, P. Ed. Regulatory Theory: Foundations and Applications. Canberra: ANU Press, 163-180

Howell, S. & Shearing, C. 2017. Prisons, Tourism and Symbolism:  Reflecting (on) the Past, Present and Future of South Africa. In:  Wilson, J., Hodgkinson, S., Piché. J. & Walby, K. Eds. The Handbook of Prison Tourism. Palgrave Macmillan.

Hubschle, A. 2017. Contested Illegality: Processing the Trade Prohibition of Rhino Horn. In: Beckert, J. & Dewey, M. Eds. The Architecture of Illegal Markets. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Ruteere, M., Shearing, C. & Stenning, P. 2017. Policing, Pluralisation and Human Rights. In: Weber, L., Fishwick, E. & Marmo, M. Eds. Routledge International Handbook: Criminology and Human Rights. Routledge. 396-404.

Journal Articles:

Shearing, C. & Berg, J.  2018. Governing through Harm: Preliminary thoughts from the Global South. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. Special Issue: Regulating Crime: The New Criminology of Crime Control.

Holley, C., Shearing, C., Harrington, C., Kennedy, A. & Mutongwizo, T. 2018. Security and the Anthropocene in Law, International Relations and Criminology. Annual Review of Law and Social Science. Vol. 14.

Froestad, J. & Shearing, C.  2017. Energy and the Anthropocene: Security Challenges and Solutions. Lessons of the Anthropocene: Entanglements and Security. Crime, Law and Social Change: An International Journal.

Harrington, C., Lecavalier, E. & Shearing, C. 2017.  From Passengers to Crew: Introductory Reflections. Crime, Law and Social Change: An International Journal.  Special Issue. Lessons of the Anthropocene: Entanglements and Security.

Holley, C. & Shearing, C. 2017. Thriving on a Pale Blue Dot: Criminology and the Anthropocene. In: Holley, C. & Shearing, C. (eds) . Criminology and the Anthropocene (In the Series Criminlogy at the Edge, Leclerc, B., B., Homel, R. and Shearing, C. (eds). Routledge.

Harrington, C. 2017. The political ontology of collaborative water governance. Water International 42(3): 254-270.

Holley, C. & Lecavalier, E. 2017. Energy governance, energy security and environmental sustainability: a case study from Hong Kong. Energy Policy. 108: 379-389

Hubschle, A. 2017. Economy of rhino poaching: of economic freedom fighters, professional hunters and marginalised local people. Current Sociology. 65(3): 427-447.

Hubschle, A. 2017. On the record: interview with Major General Johan Jooste (rtd.) South African National Parks, head of special projects. South African Crime Quarterly 60: 61-68.

Hubschle, A. & Faull, A. 2017. Organised environmental crimes: trends, theory, impact and responses. South African Crime Quarterly 60: 3-7.

Morgan, B., Hunt, X. & Tomlinson, M. 2017. Thinking about the environment and theorising change: how could Life History Strategy Theory inform mHealth interventions in low- and middle-income countries? Global Health Action. 10(1): 1-10.

Morgan, B., Kumsta, R., Fearson, P., et al. 2017. Serotonin Transporter Gene (SLC6A4) Polymorphism influences susceptibility to a home-visiting maternal-infant attachment intervention delivered by community health workers in South Africa: follow-up of a randomized controlled trial. PLOS Medicine. 14(2).

Pasco Fearon, R.M., Tomlinson, M., Kumsta, R., Skeen, S., Murray, L., Cooper, P.J. & Morgan, B. 2017. Poverty, early care and stress reactivity in adolescence: findings from a perspective, longitudinal study in a low-middle income country. Development and Psychopathology. 29(2): 449-464.


Book Chapters:

Holley, C. & Shearing, C. 2016. Policing and New Environmental Governance. In: Bradford, B., Loader, I., Steinberg, J. & Jauregui, B. Eds. The SAGE Handbook of Global Policing. SAGE, 552-572.

Holley, C., Sinclair, D., Lopez-Gunn, E. and Schlarger, E. 2016. Collective Management of Groudwater. In: Jakeman, T., Barreteau, O., Hunt, R., Rinaudo, J., Ross, A. Eds. Integrated Groundwater Management: Concepts Approaches and Challenges.  Springer.

Shearing, C. & Stenning, P. 2016. The Privatisation of Security: Implications for Democracy. In:  Abrahamsen, R. & Leander, A. Eds. Routledge Handbook of Private Security Studies. Taylor & Francis/ Routledge, 140-149.

Journal Articles:

Jensen, T.O., Shearing, C., Skauge, T.  & Persson, A. 2016.  Energy Civilization through Industrial Modernity and Beyond. Euro-Asian Journal of Sustainable Energy Development Policy, 5(1): 21-44.

Harrington, C. 2016. The Ends of the World: International Relations and the Anthropocene. Millennium:Journal of International Studies. 44(3).

Musungu, K., Drivdal ,L. and Smit, J. 2016. Collecting flooding and vulnerability information in informal settlements: the governance of knowledge production. South African Geographical Journal, 98:1, 84-103, DOI: 10.1080/03736245.2015.1117013

Nakueira, S. 2016. Heavy-handed police tactics raise concerns about democracy in Uganda. The Conversation, 4 March 2016.

Shearing, C.  2016. Reflections on the Nature of Policing and its Development. Police Practice & Research, 17(1)


Berg, J. with Shearing, C. 2015. New Authorities: Relating State and Non-state Security Auspices in South African Improvement Districts. In: Kyed, H. and Albrecht, P. Eds. Policing and the Politics of Order-Making. Oxon: Routledge, 91- 107.

Froestad, J., Grimwood, S., Herbstein, T. and Shearing, C. 2015. Policy Design and Nodal Governance: A Comparative Analysis of Determinants of Environmental Policy Change in a South African City. Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research & Practice, 17(2): 174-191.

Froestad, J., Shearing, C. and Van der Merwe, M. 2015. Criminology: Reimagining security In: Bourbeau, P. Ed. Security: Dialogue across Disciplines. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 177-195.

Harrington, C. 2015. Toward a Critical Water Security: Hydrosolidarity and Emancipation. Canadian Foreign Policy Journal, 21(1): 28-44. 

Harrington, C. 2015. Why Africans Must Join Forces to Protect Scarce Water Resources. The Conversation, 15 May, 2015. 

Holley, C. 2015. Crafting Collaborative Governance: Water Resources, California's Delta Plan and Audited Self Management in New Zealand. Environmental Law Reporter, 45(4): 10324-10337.  

Holley, C., Sinclair, D., Gray, J., and Cuadrado-Quesada, G. 2015. Water extraction in NSW: Stakeholder views and experience of compliance and enforcement. A report of a survey of water users, February 2015. Submission to Natural Resource Commission and NSW Office of Water on the Review of 31 Water Sharing Plans’. 

Honig, M., Petersen, S., Herbstein, T., Roux, S., Nel, D. & Shearing, C. 2015. A Conceptual Framework to Enable the Changes Required for a One-planet Future. Environmental Values, 24(5): 663-688. 

Honig, M., Petersen, S., Shearing, C., Pintér, L. and Kotze, I. 2015. The conditions under which farmers are likely to adapt their behaviour: A case study of private land conservation in the Cape Winelands, South Africa.  Land Use Policy, 48: 389-400. 

Morgan, B. 2015. Moving Beyond the Core Story of Brain Development. Ilifa Lantwana Insights., 3: 5-7.

Petersen, S., Shearing, C and Nel, D. 2015. Sustainability Transitions: An Investigation of the Conditions under Which Corporations are Likely To Reshape Their Practices to Reverse Environmental Degradation. Environmental Management and Sustainable Development, 4(1): 85-105.

Shearing, C. 2015. Criminology and the Anthropocene. Criminology and Criminal Justice, 15(3): 255-269.

Stenning, P. and Shearing, C. 2015. Privatisation, Pluralisation and the Globalisation of Policing. Research Focus, 3(1): 1-8.


Berg, J., Nakueira, S. and Shearing, C. 2014. Global Non- State Auspices of Security Governance. In: Bersot, H. and Ariigo, B. Eds. The Routledge Handbook of International Crime and Justice Studies. New York: Routledge, 77-97.

Drivdal, L. and Lawhon, M. 2014. Plural regulation of shebeens (informal drinking places). South African Geographical Journal, 96(1): 97-112.

Greyling, S., Patel, Z., Cartwright, A., Davison, A., McGaffin, R., Roux, S. and Taylor, A. 2014. CTLIP Governance and Policy for Sustainability Report: Stakeholder Analysis. Mistra Urban Futures. 

Harrington, C. & Null, S. 2014. What Can Iraq’s Fight Over the Mosul Dam Tell Us About Water Security? Environmental Change and Security Program. 

Harrington, C. 2014. Water Security in South Africa: The Need to Build Social and Ecological Resilience. Oxford Research Group, 2 May, 2014.

Harrington, C. 2014. Water Wars? Think Again. Environmental Change and Security Program. Woodrow Wilson Center, 15 April, 2014. 

Harrington, C. and Lecavalier, E. 2014. The Environment and Emancipation in Critical Security Studies: The Case of the Canadian Arctic. Critical Studies on Security, 2(1): 105-119.

Holley, C. and Sinclair, D. 2014. Collaborative Water Governance and Audited Self Management: A New Water Policy Option for Australia? Australasian Journal of Natural Resources Law and Policy, 17(2).

Morgan, B., Sunar, D., Sue Carter, C., et al. 2014. Human Biological Development and Peace: Genes, Brains, Safety, and Justice. In: Leckman, J.F., Panter-Brick, C. and Salah, R. Eds. Pathways to Peace: The Transformative Power of Children and Families. The MIT Press, 95-128. 

Pasquini, L. and Shearing, C. 2014. Municipalities, Politics, and Climate Change: An Example of the Process of Institutionalizing an Environmental Agenda within Local Government. Journal of Environment and Development, 23(2): 271-296. 

Pasquini, L., Ziervogel, G., Cowling, R.M. and Shearing, C. 2014. What Enables Local Governments to Mainstream Climate Change Adaptation? Lessons Learned from Two Municipal Case Studies in the Western Cape, South Africa. Climate and Development [online]: 

Sofronova, E., Holley, C. and Nagarajan, V. 2014. Environmental Non-Government Organisations and Russian Environmental Governance: Accountability, Participation, Collaboration. Transnational Environmental Law, 3(2): 341-371.

Van der Spuy, E. and Shearing, C. 2014. Curbing the Killing Fields: Making South Africa Safer. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 652(1): 186-205. 

Van der Spuy, E. and Shearing, C. 2014. Curbing the Killing Fields: Making South Africa Safer. In: Rotberg, R. Ed. Governance and Innovation in Africa: South Africa after Mandela. Waterloo, ON: CIGI, 237-258.