Anqi Shen

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Organised Crime, Gender and Justice, Gender and Judging, Gender and Law, The Legal Profession, Policing, Criminal Justice

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Biography

Anqi Shen is Professor of Law at Northumbria Law School. She is Adjunct Professor with the School of Law at Nanjing University and Nanjing University of Finance and Economics, and Fellow of Jiangsu Research Centre of the Development of the Regional Rule of Law in China. She has held visiting posts at the Australian National University, Zhejiang Police College and Nanjing Normal University. Shen is currently on the Editorial Board of Women and Criminal Justice (Taylor & Francis) and of Trends in Organised Crime (Springer).

 

Shen’s research interests include sentencing, policing, organised crime (including human trafficking, counterfeiting, gangs, sex management and fraud), youth justice, gender and crime, the legal profession, migration and crime, and gender and law enforcement. She is author of Offending Women in Contemporary China: Gender and pathways into crime (Palgrave, 2015), of Women Judges in Contemporary China: Gender, judging and living (Palgrave, 2017), of Internal Migration, Crime and Punishment in Contemporary China (Springer, 2018) and of Women Police in Contemporary China: Gender and policing (Routledge, 2022), and co-author of Fake Goods, Real Money: The counterfeiting business and its financial management (Policy Press, 2018). Her work also appears in journals in Europe, Northern America, the Asian-Pacific Region and China.

 

Before joining Northumbria University, Shen was Reader in Law at Teesside University where she was a member of the REF Steering Group and UoA Lead for Law. Prior to coming to Britain, she was a police officer and subsequently a practising lawyer in China.

 

ORCID ID: 0000-0002-3665-5450 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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