Selected publications


Paterson, Jennifer, Brown, Rupert and Walters, Mark (2018) Understanding victim group responses to hate crime: shared identities, perceived similarity and intergroup emotions. Testing, Psychometrics, Methodology in Applied Psychology, 25 (2). pp. 163-177. ISSN 1972-6325

Walters, Mark A, Paterson, Jennifer L, Brown, Rupert and McDonnell, Liz (2017) Hate crimes against trans people: assessing emotions, behaviors and attitudes towards criminal justice agencies. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. ISSN 0886-2605

Owusu-Bempah, Abenaa and Walters, Mark (2016) Racially aggravated offences: when does section 145 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 apply? Criminal Law Review (2). pp. 116-123. ISSN 0011-135X

Perry, Barbara, Perry, Joanna, Schweppe, Jennifer and Walters, Mark (2015) Introduction. Understanding hate crime: research, policy and practice. Criminal Justice Policy Review, 27 (6). pp. 571-576. ISSN 0887-4034

Walters, Mark Austin (2015) “I thought ‘he’s a monster’… [but] he was just… normal”. Examining the therapeutic benefits of restorative justice for homicide. British Journal of Criminology, 55 (6). pp. 1207-1225. ISSN 0007-0955

Walters, Mark Austin and Tumath, Jessica (2014) Gender ‘hostility’, rape, and the hate crime paradigm. Modern Law Review, 77 (4). pp. 563-596. ISSN 0026-7961

Walters, Mark Austin (2014) Conceptualizing 'hostility' for hate crime law: minding 'the minutiae' when interpreting section 28(1)(a) of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998. Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, 34 (1). pp. 47-74. ISSN 0143-6503

Walters, Mark Austin (2013) Why the Rochdale Gang should have been sentenced as 'hate crime' offenders. Criminal Law Review (2). pp. 131-144. ISSN 0011-135X

Walters, Mark Austin and Hoyle, Carolyn (2012) Exploring the everyday world of hate victimization through community mediation. International Review of Victimology, 18 (1). pp. 7-24. ISSN 0269-7580

Walters, Mark Austin (2011) A general theories of hate crime? Strain, doing difference and self control. Critical Criminology, 19 (4). pp. 313-330. ISSN 1205-8629

Walters, Mark (2007) Sexual orientation discrimination in the European Union: the framework directive and the continuing influence of the European Parliament. International Journal of Discrimination and the Law, 8 (4). pp. 263-293. ISSN 1358-2291

Walters, Mark (2006) The Cronulla riots: exposing the problem with Australia's anti-vilification laws. Current Issues in Criminal Justice, 18 (1). pp. 165-169. ISSN 1034-5329

Walters, Mark (2006) Victim impact statements in homicide cases: should 'recognising the harm done... to the community' signify a new direction? International Journal of Punishment and Sentencing, 2 (2). pp. 53-71. ISSN 1449-9045

Walters, Mark (2005) Cops and consultation: police accountability community teams in New South Wales. Alternative Law Journal, 30 (3). pp. 112-115. ISSN 1037-969X

Walters, Mark (2005) Hate crimes in Australia: introducing punishment enhancers. Criminal Law Journal, 29 (4). pp. 201-216. ISSN 0314-1160


Kyd, Sally, Elliot, Tracey and Walters, Mark (2017) Clarkson and Keating criminal law: text and material (ninth edition). Sweet and Maxwell. ISBN 9780414061521

Walters, Mark Austin (2014) Hate crime and restorative justice: exploring causes, repairing harms. Clarendon Studies in Criminology . Oxford University Press, Oxford. ISBN 9780199684496

Keating, Heather, Cunningham, Sally Kyd, Walters, Mark Austin and Elliot, Tracey (2014) Criminal law: text and materials (eighth edition). Sweet & Maxwell. ISBN 9780414032972

Book Section

Walters, Mark Austin (2016) Challenging orthodoxy: towards a restorative approach to combating the globalization of hate. In: Schweppe, Jennifer and Walters, Mark Austin (eds.) The globalization of hate: internationalizing hate crime? Oxford University Press, Oxford, pp. 294-313. ISBN 9780198785668

Schweppe, Jennifer and Walters, Mark Austin (2016) Conclusion: Internationalizing hate crime? In: Schweppe, Jennifer and Walters, Mark Austin (eds.) The globalization of hate: internationalizing hate crime? Oxford University Press, pp. 314-318. ISBN 9780198785668

Schweppe, Jennifer and Walters, Mark Austin (2016) Introduction: The globalization of hate. In: Schweppe, Jennifer and Walters, Mark Austin (eds.) The globalization of hate: internationalizing hate crime? Oxford University Press, pp. 1-14. ISBN 9780198785668

Walters, Mark Austin (2016) Readdressing hate crime: synthesizing law, punishment and restorative justice. In: Brudholm, Thomas and Johansen, Birgette (eds.) Hate, politics, law. Oxford University Press. (Accepted)

Schweppe, Jennifer and Walters, Mark Austin (2015) Hate crimes: legislating to enhance punishment. In: Oxford handbooks online. Criminology and criminal justice . Oxford Univeristy Press, Oxford.

Walters, Mark (2014) Repairing the harms of hate crime: a restorative justice approach. In: Hall, Nathan, Corb, Abbee, Giannasi, Paul and John, Grieve (eds.) The Routledge international handbook on hate crime. Routledge international handbooks . Routledge. ISBN 9780415818902

Walters, Mark (2014) Restorative approaches to working with hate crime offenders. In: Chakraborti, Neil and Garland, Jon (eds.) Responding to hate crime: the case for connecting policy and research. The Policy Press, Bristol, pp. 247-261. ISBN 9781447308768

Walters, Mark (2012) Hate crime in the UK: promoting the values of dignity and respect for young victims through restorative justice. In: Gavrielides, Theo (ed.) Rights and restoration within youth justice. de Sitter Publications, Whitby, Ontario. ISBN 9781897160626

Walters, Mark and Hoyle, Carolyn (2010) Healing harms and engendering tolerance: the promise of restorative justice for hate crime. In: Chakraborti, Neil (ed.) Hate Crime: Concepts, policy, future directions. Willan Publishing. ISBN 9781843927792

Walters, Mark (2006) Changing the criminal law to combat racially motivated violence. In: Racism, religious intolerance and the law. UTS Law Review, 8 . Halstead Press, Sydney, pp. 66-86. ISBN 1920831401

Edited Book

Schweppe, Jennifer and Walters, Mark Austin, eds. (2016) The globalization of hate: internationalizing hate crime? Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780198785668

Edited Special Journal Issue

Perry, Barbara and Walters, Mark, eds. (2016) Special issue: Hate crimes. Criminal Justice Policy Review, 27 (6). ISSN 0887-4034

Reports and working papers

Schweppe, Jennifer, Haynes, Amanda and Walters, Mark (2018) [Comparative report] Lifecycle of a hate crime. Project Report. Irish Council for Civil Liberties.

Paterson, Jennifer, Walters, Mark A, Brown, Rupert and Fearn, Harriet (2018) The Sussex Hate Crime Project: final report. Project Report. University of Sussex.

Walters, Mark, Wiedlitzka, Susann and Owusu-Bempah, Abenaa (2017) Hate crime and the legal process: options for law reform. Project Report. University of Sussex.

Walters, Mark, Brown, Rupert and Wiedlitzka, Susann (2016) Preventing hate crime: emerging practices and recommendations for the effective management of criminal justice interventions. Project Report. Sussex Crime Research Centre, Sussex, UK.

Walters, Mark and Brown, Rupert (2016) Causes and motivations of hate crime. Project Report. Equality and Human Rights Commission.

Brown, Rupert, Walters, Mark, Paterson, Jennifer and Fearn, Harriet (2016) Findings from the Sussex hate crime project. Project Report. House of Commons.

Walters, Mark and Paterson, Jennifer (2015) Transphobic hate crime and perceptions of the criminal justice system. Project Report. Transgender Equality Inquiry, Women and Equalities Committee, UK Parliament.


Craig, Elizabeth, Danisi, Carmelo, Dustin, Moira, Ferreira, Nuno, Held, Nina, Millns, Susan, Taggart, Paul, Velluti, Samantha and Walters, Mark (2016) Written submission from the School of Law, Politics and Sociology, University of Sussex (OEU0007)to the Women and equalities Committee inquiry: ensuring strong equalities legislation after EU exit. Houses of Parliament.

Walters, Mark (2016) Evidence submitted to parliamentary inquiry: hate crime and its violent consequences. House of Commons.