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A philosophy of the social construction of crime

Author: David Polizzi
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This book situates the social construction of crime and criminal behaviour within the philosophical context of phenomenology and explores how these constructions inform, and justify, the policies  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Polizzi
ISBN: 9781447327325 1447327322
OCLC Number: 936200760
Description: 1 volume ; 20 cm
Contents: Phenomenology, Social Construction, and Criminality: Some Beginning Observations;The Phenomenology of the Social Construction of Crime: Social Context and Structural Realities, and the Meaning of being;The Social Construction of Criminal Behavior: toward a phenomenology of strain;Some closing reflections.
Responsibility: David Polizzi.


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"There is nobody else who could so commandingly occupy the disciplines of criminology, philosophy and psychology to write such a book. It will become the standard text." Anthony Amatrudo, Middlesex Read more...

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