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Oliver Smith, Ph.D.

Associate Professor (Reader) in Criminology at Plymouth University | Deviant Leisure Group

Dr. Oliver Smith is a criminologist and ethnographer with an interest in leisure, harm, consumerism and culture. He is the author of ‘Contemporary adulthood and the night-time economy’, which uses the night time economy (NTE) as a lens through which to examine the relationship between global consumer culture and harms associated with the erosion of traditional forms of adult identity. Dr. Smith is a founding member of the Deviant Leisure group as well as the Critical Criminology sub-group of the British Society of Criminology.

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