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Criminology and Political Theory

Anthony Amatrudo

9781412930505

SAGE Publications Ltd


Crime & criminology; Politics & government

Paperback

176 pages

$91.95  $82.75

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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.

By:   Anthony Amatrudo
Imprint:   SAGE Publications Ltd
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 156mm,  Spine: 15mm
Weight:   272g
ISBN:  

9781412930505


ISBN 10:   1412930502
Pages:   176
Publication Date:   July 2009
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational ,  A / AS level ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
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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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