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Routledge Handbook of Critical Criminology

Edited by: Walter S. DeKeseredy , Molly Dragiewicz

Print publication date:  October  2011
Online publication date:  October  2011

Print ISBN: 9780415779678
eBook ISBN: 9780203864326
Adobe ISBN: 9781135192808

10.4324/9780203864326
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The Routledge Handbook of Critical Criminology is a collection of original essays specifically designed to offer students, faculty, policy makers, and others an in-depth overview of the most up-to-date empirical, theoretical, and political contributions made by critical criminologists around the world. Special attention is devoted to new theoretical directions in the field, such as cultural criminology, masculinities studies, and feminist criminologies.

Its diverse essays not only cover the history of critical criminology and cutting edge theories, but also the variety of research methods used by leading scholars in the field and the rich data generated by their rigorous empirical work. In addition, some of the chapters suggest innovative and realistic short- and long-term policy proposals that are typically ignored by mainstream criminology. These progressive strategies address some of the most pressing social problems facing contemporary society today, and that generate much pain and suffering for socially and economically disenfranchised people.

The Handbook explores up-to-date empirical, theoretical, and political contributions, and is specifically designed to be a comprehensive resource for undergraduate and post-graduate students, researchers, and policy makers.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Finding a Political Voice Download PDF
Chapter  2:  The History of Critical Criminology in the United States Download PDF
Chapter  3:  History of Critical Criminology in Australia Download PDF
Chapter  4:  History of Critical Criminology in Canada Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Latin American Critical Criminology Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Marxist Criminology Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Left Realism Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Critical Perspectives on Law Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Feminist Perspectives in Criminology Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Cultural Criminology Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Postmodern Criminology Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Convict Criminology Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Masculinities Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Peacemaking Criminology Download PDF
Chapter  15:  “Since I Couldn’t Get out of My Own Skin” Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Critical Historical Perspectives on Crime Download PDF
Chapter  17:  A Critical Interpretation of Animal Exploitation Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Crimes of the Powerful Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Girls’ Violence and Juvenile Justice Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Private Prisons, the Criminal Justice–Industrial Complex and Bodies Destined for Profitable Punishment Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Antifeminist Backlash and Critical Criminology Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Rural Crime and Critical Criminology Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Hate Crime Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Gender and Policing Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Critical Issues in Intimate Partner Violence Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Human Trafficking Download PDF
Chapter  27:  War on Terror, Human Rights, and Critical Criminology Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Media and Crime Download PDF
Chapter  29:  The Contemporary Youth Gang Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Adult Women in Conflict With the Law Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Children and Human Rights Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Drugs and Critical Criminology Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Curbing State Crime by Challenging Empire Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Confronting Campus Sexual Assault Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Violence and Social Policy Download PDF
Chapter  36:  The International Criminal Court Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Prisons Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Confronting State Oppression Download PDF
Introduction_Critical_criminology_past_present Download PDF
Part_II Download PDF
Part_IV Download PDF
Part_III Download PDF
Part_I Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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