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Emotions, Crime and Justice

Edited by: Susanne Karstedt, Ian Loader, Heather Strang

ISBN13: 9781849466837
Published: July 2014
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 2011)
Price: £22.99
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The return of emotions to debates about crime and criminal justice has been a striking development of recent decades across many jurisdictions. This has been registered in the return of shame to justice procedures, a heightened focus on victims and their emotional needs, fear of crime as a major preoccupation of citizens and politicians, and highly emotionalized public discourses on crime and justice. But how can we best make sense of these developments? Do we need to create 'emotionally intelligent' justice systems, or are we messing recklessly with the rational foundations of liberal criminal justice?

This volume brings together leading criminologists and sociologists from across the world in a much needed conversation about how to re-calibrate reason and emotion in crime and justice today. The contributions range from the micro-analysis of emotions in violent encounters to the paradoxes and tensions that arise from the emotionalization of criminal justice in the public sphere. They explore the emotional labour of workers in police and penal institutions, the justice experiences of victims and offenders, and the role of vengeance, forgiveness and regret in the aftermath of violence and conflict resolution. The result is a set of original essays which offer a fresh and timely perspective on problems of crime and justice in contemporary liberal democracies.

Subjects:
Criminology
Contents:
Acknowledgements
List of Contributors
Handle with Care: Emotions, Crime and Justice
SUSANNE KARSTEDT

PART I: EMOTIONS IN TRANSGRESSION AND CRIME
1. Forward Panic and Violent Atrocities
RANDALL COLLINS
2. Making Sense of ‘Senseless Violence’
WILLEM DE HAAN
3. Shame, Pride and Workplace Bullying
ELIZA AHMED AND JOHN BRAITHWAITE
4. The Sensual Dynamics of Processes of Personal Reform:Desistance from Crime and the Role of Emotions
ADAM CALVERLEY AND STEPHEN FARRALL
5. Trends in Crime and Fear: Lessons from Chicago, 1994 –2003
WESLEY G SKOGAN
6. Moral Indignation in the East Of England: A Youthful Twist on Ranulf’s Ageing Thesis
ANNA KING AND SHADD MARUNA

PART II: EMOTIONAL EXPERIENCES OF JUSTICE
7. Empathy for the Devil: The Nature and Nurture of Revenge
LAWRENCE W SHERMAN AND HEATHER STRANG
8. Reintegrative Ritual: Restorative Justice and Micro-Sociology
MEREDITH ROSSNER
9. Shame, Ethical Identity and Conformity: Lessons from Research on the Psychology of Social Influence
NATHAN HARRIS
10. Procedural Justice, Emotions and Resistance to Authority
KRISTINA MURPHY

PART III: ‘EMOTION WORK’ IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE INSTITUTIONS
11. Dealing with Defiant Citizens: Building Emotional Intelligence into Police Work
BAS VAN STOKKOM
12. Managing Prisoners, Managing Emotion: The Dynamics of Age, Culture and Identity
ELAINE CRAWLEY

PART IV: VIOLENCE, RECONCILIATION AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION: DEALING WITH COLLECTIVE EMOTIONS
13. Alienation, Love and Hate as Causes of Collective Violence
THOMAS J SCHEFF
14. Dealing with Emotions in Peacemaking
JOHN D BREWER

PART V: DEMOCRACY AND PENAL SENTIMENTS
15. Divided Sympathies: David Hume and Contemporary Criminology
RICHARD SPARKS
16. The Power and Limits of Populism: An Illustration from Recent Penal Developments in New Zealand
JOHN PRATT
17. Playing with Fire? Democracy and the Emotions of Crime and Punishment
IAN LOADER

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