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Criminal Lives: Family Life, Employment, and Offending

Barry S. Godfrey, David J. Cox, and Stephen Farrall

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199217205
eISBN:
9780191696046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217205.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book uses historical data to directly address modern criminological debates. There is currently a huge growth of interest in histories of crime, and intellectual conversations and connections ... More


‘Scientific’ Criminology

Clive Emsley

in Crime, Police, and Penal Policy: European Experiences 1750-1940

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199202850
eISBN:
9780191707995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199202850.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter begins by noting how in the last third of the 19th century, the usual suspects — beggars, vagabonds, prostitutes, the day-labouring poor of the cities and their children — continued to ... More


Criminal justice 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/9781529203950.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter addresses how criminal justice institutions are responding to climate change. This entails description of court cases intended to bolster the reduction of carbon emissions and the ... 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


What is Criminology?

Mary Bosworth and Carolyn Hoyle (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199571826
eISBN:
9780191728839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571826.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

Criminology is a booming discipline, yet one which can appear divided and fractious. The chapters in this book respond to a series of questions designed to investigate the state, impact, and future ... More


Conclusion: Critical Practice and Public Policy

Adam D. Reich

in Hidden Truth: Young Men Navigating Lives In and Out of Juvenile Prison

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262669
eISBN:
9780520947788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262669.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the implications for criminological scholarship and for juvenile correctional reform, arguing that the criminological literature is limited because it fails to acknowledge the ... More


Criminology and the Role of Experimental Research

Mike Hough

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/9780199571826.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses the role of experimental research in policy-focused criminology. It makes some fairly simple points in response to a current tendency to overstate the contribution that ... More


The Eternal Recurrence of Crime and Control: Essays in Honour of Paul Rock

Tim Newburn

David Downes and Dick Hobbs (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199580231
eISBN:
9780191702280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580231.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book features contributions from criminologists from the UK, the US, and Australia, brought together to honour the work of Paul Rock, former Professor of Social Institutions at the London School ... More


What is Criminology? An Introduction

Mary Bosworth and Carolyn Hoyle

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/9780199571826.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Philosophy of Law

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of how criminology appears to be fragmenting at the precise moment that, as a discipline, it appears to be so vibrant and successful. It then sets out the ... More


Opportunity Makes the Thief-Taker: The Influence of Economic Analysis on Crime Control

Lucia Zedner

in The Politics of Crime Control: Essays in Honour of David Downes

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199565955
eISBN:
9780191701948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565955.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter argues that opportunity theory has deep theoretical underpinnings. It also illustrates how the sociology of deviance's influence in policy-circles has declined as a simplified form of ... More


Felipe Pichardo Moya's “La comparsa”: Afro-Cuban Carnival as Sinister Spectacle

Thomas F. Anderson

in Carnival and National Identity in the Poetry of Afrocubanismo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035581
eISBN:
9780813038131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035581.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines a poem that is widely held to be one of the most significant precursors to the poetry of Afrocubanismo. Pichardo Moya's “La comparsa” was originally published in 1916—just four ... More


Research Methods

Benjamin J. Goold

in CCTV and Policing: Public Area Surveillance and Police Practices in Britain

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199265145
eISBN:
9780191699023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265145.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In many ways, working alongside police officers and CCTV operators requires a researcher to confront a number of difficult questions about the role of observer and to re-examine many of the ethical ... More


The Provenance of Fear

Stephen Farrall, Jonathan Jackson, and Emily Gray

in Social Order and the Fear of Crime in Contemporary Times

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199540815
eISBN:
9780191701191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199540815.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter outlines the emergence of the fear of crime as a piece of political rhetoric and as an object of criminological interest. This chapter draws upon qualitative interviews with twenty-eight ... More


The Technology of Confinement

Robert A. Ferguson

in Metamorphosis: How to Transform Punishment in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300230833
eISBN:
9780300235296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300230833.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter considers how prison technology is especially one-sided and imposed because it is not shared. Philosopher Jacques Ellul has argued that technical mastery (technopoly) can narrow thought ... More


The triumph of experts over jurors: Justice in France since World War I

James M. Donovan

in Juries and the Transformation of Criminal Justice in France in the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833636
eISBN:
9781469604404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895771_donovan.10
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the destruction of the independent jury system in France which was laid by the Positivists of the pre-World War I era. It emphasizes that the liberals' abandonment of their ... More


Media in homicide: from consumption to participation

Elizabeth Yardley

in Social Media Homicide Confessions: Stories of Killers and their Victims

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447328001
eISBN:
9781447328025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328001.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the extent to which criminologists have addressed issues relating to media representation of homicide. It first considers the shifts in media and the degree to which ... More


Marxist Criminology: Whose Side, Which Values?

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/9781447300359.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

Becker, in his famous article ’Whose side are we on’, (unintentionally) raises questions that demand renewed attention from Marxist criminologists: Whose side are they on, and what values guide their ... More


Conceptual Foundations: Insights from Criminology and the Sociology of Work

Randy Hodson and Gary F. Jensen

in Deviant and Criminal Behavior in the Workplace

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722602
eISBN:
9780814722626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722602.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This introductory chapter addresses why neither crime at the workplace nor crime generated by workplace experiences has received much attention in criminology. To some degree this neglect reflects ... More


Introduction: What is the Story?

Lois Presser and Sveinung Sandberg

in Narrative Criminology: Understanding Stories of Crime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479876778
eISBN:
9781479895731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876778.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This introductory chapter defines narrative criminology and describes the role of narrative criminologists. Narrative criminology is any inquiry based on the view of stories as instigating, ... More


“The Race of Pale Men Should Increase and Multiply”: Religious Narratives and Indian Removal

Robert M. Keeton

in Narrative Criminology: Understanding Stories of Crime

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781479876778
eISBN:
9781479895731
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479876778.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter presents U.S. Congressional Representative Wilson Lumpkin’s speech on the relocation of Native American tribes from the southeastern United States to federally controlled lands west of ... More


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