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Contemporary Criminological Theory: Crime and Criminal Behaviour in the Age of Moral Uncertainty (Hardback)Roger Hopkins Burke (author)
This book offers a critical introduction to trends and developments in contemporary criminological theory. Designed both as a companion to An Introduction to Criminological Theory – also by Roger Hopkins Burke and published by Routledge – and as a standalone advanced textbook, it develops themes introduced previously in more detail, incorporates new critical and radical concepts and explores cutting-edge advances in theory. Key topics include the following:
• Constitutive, anarchist, green and species, bio-critical, cultural, abolitionist and convict criminologies
• Globalization and organized crime
• Southern theory
• Critical race theory
• Terrorism and state violence
• Gender, feminism and masculinity
• Radical moral communitarianism
These key issues are discussed in the context of debates about the fragmentation of modernity and the postmodern condition; the rise of political populism, risk, surveillance and social control, and speculation about living in post-COVID-19 society and the future of neoliberalism.
Written in a clear and direct style, this book will appeal to both undergraduate and postgraduate students of criminology, sociology and politics and is essential reading for advanced students of criminology looking for a way to engage with contemporary themes and concepts in theory.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Number of pages: 528
Weight: 1161 g
Dimensions: 246 x 174 mm
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