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Dr Gary Armstrong

Dr Gary Armstrong
Lecturer

Marie Jahoda 154a

Summary

He previously lectured in Criminology at the University of Westminster and the University of Reading. Among the many criminology projects he was involved in the two best known publications are Images of Control: The Rise of the Maximum Surveillance Society, (Berg, 1998) (co-authored with Clive Norris) and Surveillance, CCTV and Social Control, (Ashgate, 1999) (co-edited with Clive Norris and Jade Moran). His research into sports-related matters has produced the following publications: Football Hooligans: Knowing the Score, (Berg, 1998), Blade Runners: Lives in Football, (Hallamshire Press, 1999) and Sheffield United FC: The Biography (Hallamshire Press, 2007). He has also co-edited, alongside Richard Giulianotti, Entering the Field, New Perspectives in World Football, (Berg, 1997), Football Cultures and Identities, (Palgrave, 2000). Fear and Loathing in World Football, (Berg, 2001) and Football in Africa: Conflict, Conciliation and Community, (Palgrave, 2003). Brunel University, since 2008 and in the  employ of Brunel since 2000. of Sport and Education, has been a Reader in the School Dr. Gary Armstrong

(Routledge).Local and Global Football,From 1998-present he has researched the posibilities that football  can offer to various demographics in the reconstruction of post-conflict Liberia. Recent researching Bosnia-Herzegovina is addressing the same question. Other long-term research has examined the role that football has played in the politics of Malta. The latter study produced a 2009 book  co-authored  with Jon Mitchell, titled

.January 2011 examines the policing and security implications that surround  London’s hosting of the 2012 Olympic Games.This latter topic will domnate his research agenda for the next three years following his succesful co-application to the ESRC for funding to the value of £325,000 which was awarded in Securing and Sustaining the 2012 Olympic City in February 2011 co-authored with Pete Fussey and Dick Hobbs titled publishedPeak Publishing) was published in Novemeber 2010. Another book ‘Fit  and Proper?: Conflict and Conscience in an English Football Club’ ( (A&C Black, Bloomsbury). Another (co-authored with Matthew Bell )titled  Football, Fascism and Fandom:The UltraS of Italian Football  the publication of a book co-authored with   Brunel colleague Alberto Testa titled saw year 2010 eTh

Newest selected publications

Armstrong, G. and Mitchell, JP. (2011) 'Defence and attack: empire, nation and resistance in inter-war football in Malta'. Social Identities, 17 (3). pp. 303 - 320. ISSN: 1350-4630

Journal article

Armstrong, G., Hobbs, D. and Fussey, P. (2011) 'Sustaining and Securing the 2012 Olympic City'. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing. ISSN 10: 0754679454 ISSN 13: 978-0754679455

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Armstrong, G., Hobbs, D. and Lindsay, I. (2011) 'Calling the shots: the pre-2012 London Olympic contest'. Urban Studies, 48 (15). pp. 3169 - 3184. ISSN: 0042-0980

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Armstrong, G. and Testa, A. (2010) 'Football, fascism and fandom: The UltraS of Italian football'. Bloomsbury: A and C Black Publishers Ltd. ISSN 10: 1408123711 ISSN 13: 978-1408123713

Book

Armstrong, G. and Rosbrook-Thompson, J. (2010) 'Coming to America: Historical ontologies and United States soccer'. Identities, 17 (4). pp. 348 - 371. ISSN: 1070-289X

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