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Criminology and Political Theory

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ISBN-13:
9781473903586
Veröffentl:
2009
Einband:
EPUB
Seiten:
176
Autor:
Anthony Amatrudo
eBook Typ:
Adobe Digital Editions
eBook Format:
EPUB
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

The ideal text developed for students to combine political theory and criminology.
A lucid, sophisticated and timely vindication of the importance of Marxist, feminist and other radical perspectives on the state and political economy to the analysis of crime, control and justice. It offers a valuable guide to issues of political philosophy for students and teachers of criminology, critically deconstructing the taken-for-granted categories of law and criminal justice. - Professor Robert Reiner, London School of Economics, UK




This clear and concise book sets out the relationship between political theory and criminology. It critically analyzes key theories and debates within criminology and addresses the major political ideas that lie beneath them. Organized around key criminological concepts and issues, the book covers:



" power and ideology


" the nature of the state


" social control and policing


" punishment


" economics and criminal activity


" morality.



The book has been carefully developed to support practical teaching and learning and contains chapter summaries, further reading and a comprehensive glossary, which combine to provide a full understanding of the themes.




The Nature of the State

Economics and Criminal Activity

Rights and Obligations

Police and Policing

The Aims of Punishment

The Concept of Censure

Desert and Proportionality

Fairness

Ethics and Our Moral Actions

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