WaitonDr Stuart Waiton
Senior lecturer of sociology and criminology
Dr Stuart Waiton is a sociology and criminology lecturer at Abertay University and is author of Scared of the Kids: curfews crime and the regulation of young people, The Politics of Antisocial Behaviour: Amoral Panics and his latest book is entitled Snobs Law: Criminalising Football Fans in an Age of Intolerance. Key themes explored by Stuart Waiton are modern forms of criminalisation in society. Dr Waiton is also interested in the changing nature of the family and in particular the changing relationship between the family and the state. Most particularly this work is oriented to examine the rise and rise of ‘early intervention’ and most recently the emergence of the Named Person in Scotland.