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Published by Willan Publishing (UK) .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Crime & criminology,
  • Jurisprudence & General Issues,
  • General,
  • Law,
  • Sociology,
  • Criminology,
  • Critical criminology

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsKerry Carrington (Editor), Russell Hogg (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8767422M
ISBN 101903240689
ISBN 109781903240687

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Critical Criminology. First published in , this collection of essays expands upon the themes and ideas developed in the editors¿ previous work, the visionary and groundbreaking text: The New Criminology.   A key concern of the book is to review the possibilities and strategies of pursuing critical criminological scholarship in the context of an increasingly dominant administrative criminology paradigm, reflected in the rise of neo-liberalism, a 'governmentalised' criminology of risk, crime control and situational crime prevention. Articles and books can be sole or multiple-authored. Membership in the Division on Critical Criminology is required to be either a nominee or an award recipient. In order to be considered for either a best scholarly book the publication must not be published on-line or in print before By contrast, critical criminology presents perspectives and narratives that challenge state-defined concepts of crime, oppose official crime statistics, and question the authority and universality of positivist analyses of criminality.