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Crime in context : a critical criminology of market societies

Author: Ian R Taylor
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1999.
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"This book is a wide-ranging account of the relationship between the development of a 'free market society' in Europe and North America and the fears and anxieties provoked by crime. It offers an evaluation of the theoretical schools in social theory and in criminology which continue to dominate the academy, but whose purchase on contemporary realities is everywhere slipping." "A major new work by one of the leading  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Taylor, Ian R.
Crime in context.
Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1999
(OCoLC)680568891
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian R Taylor
ISBN: 0813368065 9780813368061
OCLC Number: 42138725
Description: 304 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Social transitions of the late twentieth century : 'crime' and 'fear' in context --
The ninth transition : the rise of market society --
Young people, crime and fear in market societies --
Crime in the city : housing and consumer markets and the social geography of crime and anxiety in market society --
Fraudsters and villains : the private temptations of market society --
Lethal markets : the legal and illegal economies in firearms --
The market in social control --
Crime in the future(s) market.
Other Titles: Critical criminology of market societies
Responsibility: Ian Taylor.
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