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Dr Gilbert has done extensive research in the areas of crime and justice. He is New Zealand’s leading authority on gangs and the author of Patched: The history of gangs in New Zealand and award winning and best selling book, which stemmed from New Zealand most extensive underworld ethnography. He co-edited Criminal Justice: A New Zealand Introduction, and he writes a column for the New Zealand Herald.
- Gilbert J. and Martin S. (2019) A Rebel in Exile. Richmond: Hardie Grant Books. 272.
- Gilbert J. (2013) Patched: The History of Gangs in New Zealand. Auckland: Auckland University Press. 360.
- Gilbert J; Newbold GC (Ed.) (2017) Criminal Justice: A New Zealand Introduction. Auckland: Auckland University Press. 342.
- Gilbert J. (2019) New Zealand: Patched gangs, police and political corruption. In Allum F; Gilmour S (Ed.), Handbook of Organised Crime and Politics: 363-373.Edward Elgar Publishing. http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9781786434579.00036.
- Gilbert JD. (2018) Do We Need More Prisons? The Big Questions: What Is New Zealand's Future?Penguin Books.