Marginality & Condemnation: An Introduction to Criminology

An Introduction to Criminology
Fernwood Publishing Co Ltd
  • 2. Auflage
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  • erschienen am 10. Oktober 2008
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 509 Seiten
978-1-55266-242-7 (ISBN)
Argues that the marginalized in society are most likely to feel the full force of criminal (in)justice, and addresses the range of criminological analysis. This book contains chapters on pluralist theory, the sex issue in criminological discourse, official statistics, street crime and the politics of defining crime.
  • Englisch
  • Black Point, Nova Scotia
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  • Kanada
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  • Höhe: 233 mm
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  • Breite: 174 mm
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  • Dicke: 26 mm
  • 803 gr
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Caroly n Brooks is an instructor of sociology and researcher at the University of Saskatchewan. She is co-editor of the first edition of Marginality and Condemnation. Her publications and research focus on globalization and punishment, theoretical criminology, intimate partner violence, photovoice methods and Indigenous peoples' health. Bernard Schisel is a professor of sociology at the University of Saskatchewan. He is co-editor of the first edition of Marginality and Condemnation. His research focuses on the marginal position that children and youth occupy in western democracies and how such institutions as law, education, medicine, the political economy and the military exploit children and youth in very subtle, politically acceptable and publicly endorsed ways. His most recent books are Still Blaming Children and The Legacy of School for Aboriginal People (with Terry Wotherspoon).
Part One: Explaining Crime: Theoretical Approaches--Consensus Criminology: The Limits of Orthodox Theories of Crime (Bernard Schissel) * The Emergence of Pluralist Theories in Criminology (Lauren Eisler) * Critical Criminology: Rejecting Short Term Solutions to "Crime" (Carolyn Brooks) * The Sex Question in Criminology (Elizabeth Comack) Part Two: The Public Construction of Crime: Misrepresentation or Reality?-- Misrepresentation Race and Crime in the Toronto Print Media (Scott Wortley) * The Social Construction of "Dangerous" Girls and Women (Karlene Faith & Yasmin Jiwani) * Crime Statistics and the "Girl Problem" (Sandra Bell) Part Three: The Historical Shape and Form of Crime--Aboriginal People and Social Control: The State, Law and "Policing" (Les Samuelson & Patricia Monture) * A Residential School Survivor's Story (Helen Cote & Wendy Schissel * A Criminal Justice History of Children and Youth in Canada: Taking Stock in the YCJA Era (Shahid Alvi) Part Four: The Contempo rary Shape and Form of Crime--"But They're Not Real Criminals": Downsizing Corporate Crime (Laureen Snider) * Welfare Fraudsters and Tax Evaders: The State's Selective Invocation of Criminality (Janet Mosher) * Crime-Making on the Street: A Critical Perspective (Willem De Lint & Christian Pasiak) * Aren't Women Violent, Too? The Gendered Nature of Violence (Elizabeth Comack, Vanessa Chopyk & Linda Wood) Part Five: The Contemporary Shape and Form of Punishment--The Politics of Imprisonment (Carolyn Brooks) * "Armed and Dangerous"/"Known to Police": Racializing Suspects (Carl James) * Women in Prison in Canada (Helen Boritch) * Doing Time (Donald Morin) Part Six: Changing Responses to Crime--The Application of Criminological Theory to Contemporary "Crime" Issues (Carolyn Brooks & Bernard Schissel) * Restorative Justice, Inequality and Social Change (Rob White) * A Letter from Saskatoon Youth Court (Kearney Healey) * Index
Praise for the first edition: "Marginality and Condemnation ...Part One: is a comprehensive and accessible introduction to critical criminology ... it shows students how to use the theories to understand and explain a number of crime and justice issues. This book is an excellent resource for ... teaching ... a critical criminology perspective." -- Dawn Anderson, University of Regina, co-author of Manufacturing Guilt: Wrongful Convictions in Canada

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