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Theoretical Criminology: From Modernity to Post-Modernism

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ISBN13: 9781859412206
ISBN: 1859412203
Published: April 1995
Publisher: Routledge-Cavendish
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £37.99



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This book incorporates many of the exciting debates in the social sciences and philosophy of knowledge concerning the issues of modernity and post-modernism. It sets out a new project for criminology, a criminology of modernity, and offers a sustained critique of theorising without a concern for social totalities. It reviews the history and present state of criminology and identifies a range of social problems and large scale social processes which must be addressed if the subject is to attain intellectual commitment.

This book is designed to place criminological theory at the cutting edge of contemporary debates.br It marks a new development in criminological texts and will serve a valuable function not only for students and academics but for all those interested in the project of understanding crime in contemporary conditions.

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Subjects:
Criminology
Contents:
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Narrating the Mood of the Times: Confusion, Self-Doubt, and Ambivalence
The Problem of Modernity
The Theorists of Modernity: An Introduction to Max Weber, Karl Marx, Emile Durkheim and Freidrich Nietzsche
The Problem of Classical Criminology: Stabalising Disorder through law: or how to achieve the Rule of Law and hide the chaos of early Modernity
Reading the Texts of Classical Criminology
Criminological Positivism I
Criminological Positivism II
Criminological Positivism III
Positivism and the Dream od Organised Modernity
Morality, Normalcy and Modernity
Locality and Criminology
Criminology and the Culture of Modernity
Culture and Crime in the Post-Modern Condition
Labelling Theory, and the work of david Matza
Crime and the Existentialist Dilemma
Modernity, Gender and Crime
Contemporary Social Stratification and the Development of the Underclass
Building Criminological Theory in Post-Modernism