Paul Wilson (criminologist)

Paul Richard Wilson (1941 - ) PhD, OAM is an Australian author, sociologist and criminologist.

He currently holds the Chair of Criminology at Bond University. Prior to this he held academic appointments at the University of Queensland and several American Universities. He also was a Fulbright Scholar.

He has authored 24 books on crime and related social issues, He is an occasional columnist for several Australian newspapers. In 2003 he was awarded the Order of Australia Medal for 'services to education, particularly as a writer and lecturer in the field of criminology and to the community through raising public awareness of social justice issues'.


* "The Police and the Public in Australia and New Zealand" (with D. Chappell), University of Queensland Press, Brisbane (1969)
* "The Sexual Dilemma: Abortion, Homosexuality, Prostitution and the Criminal Threshold"University of Queensland Press, Brisbane (1971)
* "The Policeman’s Position Today and Tomorrow: An Examination of the Police Force" (with J. Western), University of Queensland Press, Brisbane (1972)
* "The Australian Criminal Justice System" (with D. Chappell), Butterworths, Sydney (1972)
* "Australian Social Issues: Perspectives for Social Action", Butterworths, Sydney (1972)
* "Immigrants and Politics", Australian National University Press, Canberra (1973)
* "Crime and the Community" (with J. Brown,) University of Queensland Press, Brisbane (1973)
* "Deviance in Australia" (with A. Hiller), Cheshire, Melbourne (1975)
* "The Helping Professions: A Critical Appraisal" (with A. Pemberton and P. Boreham), University of Queensland Press, Brisbane (1976)
* "Public Housing for Australia", University of Queensland Press, Brisbane (1976)
* "Delinquency in Australia: A Critical Appraisal", University of Queensland Press, Brisbane (1977)
* "Of Public Concern", University of Queensland Press, Brisbane (1977)
* "The Australian Criminal Justice System" (with D. Chappell), revised, Butterworths, Sydney, (1977)
* "Planning for Turbulent Environments" (with J. Western), University of Queensland Press, Brisbane (1977)
* "The Other Side of Rape," University of Queensland Press, Brisbane (1978) ISBN 0 7022 1167 2
* "Mental Disorder or Madness" (with E. Bates), University of Queensland Press, Brisbane (1979)
* "The Two Faces of Deviance" (with J. Braithwaite), University of Queensland Press, Brisbane (1979)
* "Intimacy" , Cassell Collier-Macmillan, Sydney (1979)
* "The Man They Called a Monster", Cassell, Sydney (1981)
* "Black Death, White Hands", Allen and Unwin, Sydney 1982 (revised editions 1985, 1988).
* "Murder of the Innocents: Child Killers and Their Victims", Rigby, Adelaide (1985)
* "Street Kids" (with J. Arnold), Dove, Melbourn (1986)

External links

* [ Conversations with Paul Wilson - includes photo - ABC Radio]

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