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BeschreibungThe book examines the development of criminological theory over the past twenty five years, with detailed analysis of the relationship between criminological theorizing, criminal justice, social justice, and politics.
InhaltsverzeichnisPreface and AcknowledgementsIntroduction: Understanding some key features of criminology
Perspectives in criminological theory
Understanding 'right realism'
Understanding 'left realism'
Gendering the criminal
Crime, politics and welfare
Criminal victimization, politics and welfare
Conclusions: New directions for criminology Glossary
PortraitSandra Walklate is currently Eleanor Rathbone Chair of Sociology at the University of Liverpool having held previous posts at Manchester Metropolitan University, Keele, Salford and Liverpool John Moores. Her current publications include Imagining the Victim of Crime (2007) Open University Press/MacGraw-Hill and an edited collection with Gabe Mythen entitled Beyond the Risk Society: Critical Reflections on Risk and Human Security (2006) also with the Open University Press/MacGraw-Hill. She is currently compiling The Handbook of Victims and Victimology for Willan Publishing.
Untertitel: Current Theoretical Debates. 3 Rev ed. Illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Open University Press
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2007
Seitenanzahl: 208 Seiten