- Armstrong, G. and Rosbrook-Thompson, J. (2022). Interrogating the Public Health Approach: Lessons from the Field of Urban Violence. Urbanities, 12, pp. 85–91.
- Rosbrook‐Thompson, J. and Armstrong, G. (2022). Respectability and boundary making on a superdiverse housing estate: The cross‐racial deployment of intra‐ethnic stereotypes. The British Journal of Sociology, 73(2), pp. 259–272. doi:10.1111/1468-4446.12922.
- Rosbrook-Thompson, J. (2021). The construction and understanding of mixed-race identities at a superdiverse youth football club: Hybridity, confusion and contra-fusion. The Sociological Review, 69(2), pp. 365–381. doi:10.1177/0038026120915159.
- Rosbrook-Thompson, J. (2019). Legitimacy, urban violence and the public health approach. Urbanities, 9, pp. 37–43.
- Rosbrook-Thompson, J. (2018). Understanding Difference amid Superdiversity: Space, ‘Race’ and Granular Essentialisms at an Inner-City Football Club. Sociology, 52(4), pp. 639–654. doi:10.1177/0038038516660039.
- Armstrong, G. and Rosbrook-Thompson, J. (2017). ‘Squashing the Beef’: Combatting Gang Violence and Reforming Masculinity in East London. Contemporary Social Science, 12(3-4), pp. 285–296. doi:10.1080/21582041.2017.1385833.
- James, G.A. and Rosbrook-Thompson, (2016). Faith, space and selfhood in East London 'Youth gang' culture. Urbanities, 6(2), pp. 18–38.
- Rosbrook-Thompson, J. (2015). ‘I’m local and foreign’: Belonging, the city and the case for denizenship. Urban Studies, 52(9), pp. 1615–1630. doi:10.1177/0042098014540347.
- Armstrong, G. and Rosbrook-Thompson, J. (2012). Terrorizing defences: Sport in the Liberian civil conflict. International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 47(3), pp. 358–378. doi:10.1177/1012690211433480.
- Armstrong, G. and Rosbrook-Thompson, J. (2010). Coming to America: Historical Ontologies and United States Soccer. Identities, 17(4), pp. 348–371. doi:10.1080/1070289x.2010.492295.
- Rosbrook-Thompson, J. and Armstrong, G. (2010). FIELDS AND VISIONS. Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race, 7(2), pp. 293–314. doi:10.1017/s1742058x10000299.
London EC1V 0HB
James Rosbrook-Thompson is Senior Lecturer in Criminology. His research focuses on serious youth violence, informality, 'race', ethnicity, and superdiversity. He has published widely on these topics, including two research monographs and papers in high-impact, peer-reviewed journals. His most recent book (co-authored with Dr Gary Armstrong), 'Multi-Occupancy Housing in London: A Living Tapestry', was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2018. He is Assistant Editor of Urbanities: Journal of Urban Ethnography.
- PGCert, Anglia Ruskin University, United Kingdom, Sep 2012 – Jun 2013
- PhD, London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom, Sep 2006 – Jun 2011
- MA, School of Oriental and African Studies, United Kingdom, Sep 2005 – Sep 2006
- BSc, Brunel University London, United Kingdom, Sep 2002 – Jun 2005
Publications by category
- Rosbrook-Thompson, J., Gary, A. and Rosbrook-Thompson, J. (2018). Multi-Occupancy Housing in London: A Living Tapestry. Palgrave Macmillan.
- Rosbrook-Thompson, J. Sport, Difference and Belonging. Routledge.
- Rosbrook-Thompson, J. and Armstrong, G. (2018). The Beginnings and the Ends: A ‘Superdiverse’ London Housing Estate. The Palgrave Handbook of Urban Ethnography (pp. 113–131). Springer International Publishing. ISBN 978-3-319-64288-8.
- Armstrong, G. and Rosbrook-Thompson, J. (2011). Managing urban disorder?: "The street" and its malcontents in the London borough of Camden. Young Men in Uncertain Times (pp. 265–293). ISBN 978-1-78238-312-3.