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Jacked Up and Unjust: Pacific is lander Teens Confront Violent Legacies

Katherine Irwin and Karen Umemoto

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520283022
eISBN:
9780520958883
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283022.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Based on a nine years of ethnographic research, the authors examine multiple inequalities that underscore youth violence. They feature the experiences of inner city as well as rural girls and boys in ... More


Caught Up: Girls, Surveillance, and Wraparound Incarceration

Jerry Flores

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520284876
eISBN:
9780520960541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284876.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Caught Up follows the lives of 50 Latina girls in “El Valle” Juvenile Detention Center and “Legacy” community school located 40 miles outside of Los Angeles, CA. Their path through these two ... More


Criminal Trajectories: A Developmental Perspective

David M. Day and Margit Wiesner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479880058
eISBN:
9781479888276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479880058.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book is a nontechnical, accessible, scholarly volume about criminal trajectories within a developmental context. The book provides a comprehensive overview of criminal trajectories as a concept ... More


Introduction

Deborah Jump

in The Criminology of Boxing, Violence and Desistance

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529203240
eISBN:
9781529203264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203240.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

Violence is a powerful resource, and boxing is a legitimised version. This book aims to give the reader a powerful tale of legitimacy, and also a darker, more sinister version of illegitimate ... More


A Criminology of War?

Ross McGarry and Sandra Walklate

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781529202595
eISBN:
9781529202649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529202595.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

With the academic study of ‘war’ gaining renewed popularity within criminology in recent years, this book illustrates the long-standing engagement with this social phenomenon within the discipline. ... More


The light to fight the shadows: on education as liberation

Kris MacPherson

in Degrees of Freedom: Prison Education at The Open University

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447353065
eISBN:
9781447353089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447353065.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Education

Kris McPherson writes of his experience of imprisonment in Scotland, his life in crime and his struggle to leave both behind him. Assembling powerful arguments from his prison life and his studies ... More


Climate change and criminology

Rob White

in Climate Change Criminology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529203950
eISBN:
9781529204001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203950.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the concept of Climate Change Criminology. Climate Change Criminology rests upon the four pillars of crime and harm; global connectedness and ... More


In the heat of the moment

Rob White

in Climate Change Criminology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529203950
eISBN:
9781529204001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203950.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter presents a variety of explanations and typologies relating to the crime–climate relationship. It is clear that there are many specific causes for particular kinds of crime, and that it ... More


Criminological responses to climate change

Rob White

in Climate Change Criminology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781529203950
eISBN:
9781529204001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203950.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This concluding chapter summarises the main propositions and areas of concern for Climate Change Criminology. It also emphasises the role of criminologists as public intellectuals and political ... More


Literature Review and Background

Katherine Irwin and Karen Umemoto

in Jacked Up and Unjust: Pacific is lander Teens Confront Violent Legacies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520283022
eISBN:
9780520958883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283022.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

The youth’s narratives can add depth to many literatures, and chapter one reviews some of the core assumptions within the fields of youth violence, critical youth studies, and punishment in the ... More


The Criminology of Boxing, Violence and Desistance

Deborah Jump

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529203240
eISBN:
9781529203264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203240.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

There is an assumption in criminal justice that boxing will immediately work to reduce offending among young men. Many practitioners cite discipline and respect as the desisting elements inherent in ... More


A Review of Gang Literature

Robert McLean

in Gangs, Drugs and (Dis)Organised Crime

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529203028
eISBN:
9781529203035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203028.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Having outlined the purpose of the book in Part I, in the last chapter, chapter 2 reviews existing US and British gang literature. This chapter breaks down the gang concept and analyse literature ... More


Scottish Gang Literature

Robert McLean

in Gangs, Drugs and (Dis)Organised Crime

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781529203028
eISBN:
9781529203035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529203028.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

While chapter 2 outlined gang research in three main ways - context, structure, and literature – the discussion was largely situated within the wider US, European, and broader UK context. Yet ... More


Critical Criminology: The Renewal of Theory, Politics, and Practice

Eugene McLaughlin

in What is Criminology?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571826
eISBN:
9780191728839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571826.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter begins by detailing the theoretical, political, and research coordinates of a Critical Criminology that coalesced into an orthodox Marxist position in the course of the 1980s and 1990s. ... More


Values in criminology and community justice

Malcolm Cowburn, Marian Duggan, Anne Robinson, and Paul Senior (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447300359
eISBN:
9781447311706
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300359.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This edited book considers the values both implicit and explicit in criminology and criminal justice. Taking Becker’s influential article “Whose Side Are We On?” (1967) as a starting point, the book ... More


The Criminal of Passion: Its Construction in Italian Legal and Medical Discourses, 1860s–1920s

Gian Marco Vidor

in Emotional Bodies: The Historical Performativity of Emotions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780252042898
eISBN:
9780252051753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042898.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the categorization of the criminal of passion in the second half of the nineteenth century, in Italy. In this period, legal and medical scholars switched the focus of the ... More


The Future of Wildlife Criminology

Angus Nurse and Tanya Wyatt

in Wildlife Criminology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781529204346
eISBN:
9781529204384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529204346.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

Are there only crimes against humanity (Derrida, 2002)? Certainly not. And Wildlife Criminology aims to expose the range of crimes against non-humans that are overlooked, ignored, and hidden and ... More


The value(s) of cultural criminology

James Banks and David Moxon

in Values in criminology and community justice

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781447300359
eISBN:
9781447311706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300359.003.0007
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter examines the values and the value of cultural criminology. It explores the characteristics and criticisms of the diverse range of perspectives, values and theoretical traditions held, ... More


The Origins of Different Penological Identities

Michele Pifferi

in Reinventing Punishment: A Comparative History of Criminology and Penology in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198743217
eISBN:
9780191803079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743217.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The chapter examines the causes of the formation of two different penological identities in Europe and the United States and their characteristics, focusing on the distinction between US pragmatism ... More


Theoretical Conclusions

Katherine Irwin and Karen Umemoto

in Jacked Up and Unjust: Pacific is lander Teens Confront Violent Legacies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520283022
eISBN:
9780520958883
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520283022.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter eight showcases our theoretical interpretations of our findings reviewed in chapters three through seven. Featuring racial and gender inequalities, which we call the system of colonial ... More


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