Discovering Criminology

From W. Byron Groves

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Author: Graeme Newman

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 1483532860

Category: Social Science

Page: 300

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Collection of theoretical and philosophical papers published in memory of renowned critical criminologist W, Byron Groves. A major contribution to the field of theoretical and philosophical criminology, paving the way for the burgeoning field of critical criminology as it is known today.

Philosophy, Crime, and Criminology

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Author: Bruce A. Arrigo,Christopher R. Williams

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

ISBN: 9780252090417

Category: Social Science

Page: 304

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Philosophy, Crime, and Criminology represents the first systematic attempt to unpack the philosophical foundations of crime in Western culture. Utilizing the insights of ontology, epistemology, aesthetics, and ethics, contributors demonstrate how the reality of crime is informed by a number of implicit assumptions about the human condition and unstated values about civil society. Charting a provocative and original direction, editors Bruce A. Arrigo and Christopher R. Williams couple theoretically oriented chapters with those centered on application and case study. In doing so, they develop an insightful, sensible, and accessible approach for a philosophical criminology in step with the political and economic challenges of the twenty-first century. Revealing the ways in which philosophical conceits inform prevailing conceptions of crime, Philosophy, Crime, and Criminology is required reading for any serious student or scholar concerned with crime and its impact on society and in our lives.

Theories of Delinquency

An Examination of Explanations of Delinquent Behavior

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Author: Donald J. Shoemaker

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019084129X

Category: Social Science

Page: 400

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Theories of Delinquency is a comprehensive survey of the theoretical approaches towards understanding delinquent behavior. Donald Shoemaker aptly presents all major individualistic and sociological theories in a standard format with basic assumptions, important concepts, and critical evaluations. Theories covered include biological and psychological explanations, anomie and social disorganization, differential association, drift theory, labeling theory, critical theories, and explanations of female delinquency. Now in its seventh edition, Theories of Delinquency contains up-to-date discussions based on current research, incorporates new developments in social disorganization theory and related concepts of collective efficacy and criminology of place, and presents a fresh look at bio-social and psychological connections to crime and delinquency and the general theory of crime. Clearly written, consistently organized, and thoroughly updated, Theories of Delinquency remains essential reading for advanced undergraduate and graduate students of crime and delinquency.

Revolution in Penology

Rethinking the Society of Captives

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Author: Bruce A. Arrigo,Dragan Milovanovic

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN: 1442202599

Category: Social Science

Page: 236

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Revolution in Penology is a thoroughly original and thought-provoking critique of penal harm, the recursive pains of imprisonment cycle, and the normalization of violence. Relying on selected insights derived from continental philosophy, cultural studies, and chaos theory, internationally renowned social theorists, Bruce A. Arrigo and Dragan Milovanovic, deconstruct the human agency/social structure duality that sustains the prison form, its parts and segments understood as correctional principles/practices, and the prison industrial complex that is informed by and stands above them all.

The New Primer in Radical Criminology

Critical Perspectives on Crime, Power, and Identity

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Author: Michael J. Lynch,Raymond J. Michalowski,W. Byron Groves

Publisher: Willow Tree Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 287

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The third edition of this text defines radical criminology as a way of doing criminology that frames the problem of crime in terms of class, race, gender, culture and history. Whereas the preceding edition, published in 1989, viewed social class as the central focus of radical criminology, over the past decade the scope of radical criminology has expanded to include race, gender, culture, history, post-modernism and left-realism, among other movements.

Critique and Radical Discourses on Crime

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Author: George Pavlich

Publisher: Ashgate Pub Limited

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 194

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Reassessing the genres of critique evident in previous forms of radical criminology, this book formulates a different genre of critique appropriate to the uncertainties of postmodern conditions, showing how these genres can be articulated to differently conceived radical discourses on crime.

Forthcoming Books

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Author: Rose Arny

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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A primer in radical criminology

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Author: Michael J. Lynch,W. Byron Groves

Publisher: Harrow & Heston

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 158

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Radical Criminology

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Author: Michael J. Lynch

Publisher: Dartmouth Publishing Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 501

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This text contains a variety of works that represent the radical tradition within criminology and criminal justice. The essays provide some background into radical assumptions, feature contemporary advances, include empirical examinations and illustrate substantive issues.

Explaining Criminal Conduct

Theories and Systems in Criminology

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Author: Paul Knepper

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 356

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How do we understand the nature and origin of crime in society today? Criminology is the special field of study that addresses this question, and criminologists have offered hundreds of explanations for crime. In his book, Explaining Criminal Conduct, Knepper argues that these many different explanations derive from seven basic, organizing areas relative to our ideas about human nature, the human body, the mind, society, language, [race relations, and spirituality]. He assesses how adequately each area helps us understand crime and the criminal, and the theoretical positions that shape ongoing social policy. The first chapter introduces the process of intellectual inquiry that is followed in criminology. Chapters Two through Eight each consider one of the basic theoretical areas of criminological explanation, beginning with the thought of a key founder and tracing its elaboration through contemporary practice. In addition, each chapter assesses the coherence of that particular approach and its value in the formation of public policy. The final chapter sketches a moral basis for government intervention. The criminologist's task is not just to uncover some unknown source of criminal behavior by means of social-scientific technique. Criminology's greatest promise lies in its articulation of those enduring elements of moral tradition that provide an appropriate basis for ethical public policy concerning crime. Explaining Criminal Conduct expresses the hope for an understanding of criminal conduct grounded in respect for the dignity of each human being.

Race and criminal justice

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Author: Michael J. Lynch,E. Britt Patterson

Publisher: Harrow & Heston

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 203

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New Perspectives in Criminology

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Author: John E. Conklin

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780205183883

Category: Social Science

Page: 315

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This reader includes the most up-to-date and engaging selections for a criminology course to be found under one cover, meeting an unfulfilled demand in the marketplace. All publication dates are between 1990 and 1996.

Gesammelte Schriften

"Zur Kritik der instrumentellen Vernunft" und "Notizen 1949-1969"

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Author: Max Horkheimer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783596273805

Category: Philosophy

Page: 443

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Criminology

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Author: John E. Conklin

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon

ISBN: 9780205307753

Category: Social Science

Page: 610

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This book remains organized around a conceptual scheme, unlike the core of most other books on this subject which use a "crime-of-the-week" approach (for example, a chapter on violent crime, a chapter on organized crime, and so on). This book contains as much material on those crimes as other books, but the material appears in chapters that treat conceptual issues, such as learning to commit crime and the organization of criminal behavior. This edition includes references to current writings in professional journals and books in criminology, sociology, and other disciplines. New material reports on stalking, crime and the racial composition of communities, maltreatment and delinquency, female violent offenders, and effective crime-prevention measures. Also included are references to recent events such as the Columbine High School murders and Abner Louima police brutality case. For anyone interested in criminology and sociology.

Books in Print

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Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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