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Ideology, Crime and Criminal Justice

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ISBN13: 9781903240908
ISBN: 1903240905
Published: June 2004
Publisher: Willan Publishing
Format: Hardback
Price: £90.00



In this book six leading criminologists address the central issues of ideology, crime and criminal justice in a series of essays originally presented at a symposium held in honour of Sir Leon Radzinowicz in Cambridge in March 2001. This book is concerned with the key themes of the history of criminal justice, the history and development of criminological thought, and criminal justice policy. Each of the contributed chapters makes an original and important contribution to the development of the discipline of criminology.;The book consists of essays by six leading criminologists focusing on the key issues of ideology, crime and criminal justice, and is valuable reading for anybody interested in the past and present of the discipline of criminology, explored through essays on morality, prisons, policing, criminal justice and penal policy.

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Contents:
Introduction, by Anthony Bottoms and Michael Tonry; Obituary of Sir Leon Radzinowicz, by Anthony Bottoms; 1 Ideology and Crime, by David Garland (New York University); 2 Moral beliefs, moral attachments and legal compliance by Anthony Bottoms (University of Cambridge); 3 'A liberal regime within a secure parameter?': dispersal prisons and penal practice in the late twentieth century, by Alison Liebling, University of Cambridge); 4 The English police: a unique development?, by Clive Emsley (Open University); 5 Gentlemen convicts, dynamitards and Paramilitaries: the limits of criminal justice, by Sean McConville (University of London); 6 Criminology and penal policy: the vital role of empirical research, by Roger Hood (University of Oxford); A tribute to Sir Leon Radzinowicz, by Roger Hood