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Title New directions in criminological theory / edited by Steve Hall and Simon Winlow
Edition 1st ed
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 354 pages)
Contents Introduction: the need for "new directions" in criminological theory / Steve Hall and Simon Winlow -- Epistemological and political reflections -- Criminological knowledge : doing critique, doing politics / Pat Carlen -- Political economy and criminology : the return of the repressed / Robert Reiner -- Critical criminology, critical theory and social harm / Majid Yar -- The current condition of criminological theory in North America / Walter DeKeseredy -- Criminological theory, culture, and the subject -- The biological and the social in criminological theory / Tim Owen -- From social order to the personal subject : a major reversal / Michel Wieviorka -- The discourse on "race" in criminological theory / Colin Webster -- Using cultural geography to think differently about space and crime / Keith Hayward -- Consumer culture and the meaning of the urban riots in England / Steve Hall -- Censure, culture, and political economy : beyond the death of deviance debate / Colin Sumner -- Criminological theory, and violence -- Psychosocial perspectives : men, madness, and violence / D.W. Jones -- All that is sacred is profaned : towards a theory of subjective violence / Simon Winlow -- Late capitalism, vulnerable populations, and violent predatory crime / David Wilson -- Crime and criminological theory in the global age -- Outline of a criminology of drift / Jeff Ferrell -- It was never about the money : market society, organized crime and UK criminology / Dick Hobbs -- After the crisis : new directions in theorising corporate and white-collar crime / Kate Burdis and Steve Tombs -- Crimes against reality : parapolitics, simulation, power crime / Eric Wilson 18. Global Terrorism, Risk and the State / Sandra Walklate and Gabe Mythen
Summary This edited collection brings together established global scholars and new thinkers to outline fresh concepts and theoretical perspectives for criminological research and analysis in the 21st century. Criminologists from the UK, USA, Canada and Australia evaluate the current condition of criminological theory and present students and researchers with new and revised ideas from the realms of politics, culture and subjectivity to unpack crime and violence in the precarious age of global neoliberalism. These ideas range from the micro-realm of the 'personality disorder' to the macro-realm of globa
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Criminology.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Criminology.
Form Electronic book
Author Hall, Steve, 1955-
Winlow, Simon.
LC no. 2011047915
ISBN 0203117867