1st Edition

Controversies in Critical Criminology

ISBN 9781583605219
Published January 1, 2003 by Routledge
226 Pages

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Book Description

These original essays introduce students to the complex and influential field of critical criminology. It presents many of the theories of critical criminology — Marxist, Feminist, Left Realist, Postmodern, Constitutive, Peacemaking, and Restorative Justice — and explores how, despite their distinctions, each theory is rooted in radical criminology, and all are critical of mainstream criminology.

Table of Contents

1. Marxist Criminology 2. Feminist Criminology 3. Left Realism on Inner-City Violence 4. Postmodern Justice and Critical Criminology: Positional, Relational, and Provisional Science 5. Constitutive Criminology 6. Cultural Criminology 7. Peacemaking Criminology 8. Restorative Justice: A Paradigm of Possibility 9. Crimes of the State 10. Crime and Embodiment 11. Masculinities, Femininities and Homicide: Competing Explanations for Male Violence 12. Accounting for Hate Crime

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