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Criminology, civilisation and the new world order

Criminology, civilisation and the new world order

Author: Wayne Morrison
Publisher: Abingdon : Routledge/Cavendish, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Examines the relationship between a modern discipline's presentation of truth and modernity, globally conceived. The history and composition of criminology - the discourse of crime and its ordering -  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Morrison, Wayne.
Criminology, civilisation and the new world order.
Abingdon : Routledge/Cavendish, 2006
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne Morrison
ISBN: 1904385885 9781904385882 1904385125 9781904385127
OCLC Number: 70122971
Description: xii, 410 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. September 11, sovereignty and the invasion of 'civilised space' --
Ch. 2. Relating visions : patterns of integration and absences --
Ch. 3. Criminal statistics, sovereignty and the control of death : representations from Quetelet to Auschwitz --
Ch. 4. The Lombrosian moment : bringing the visible and the invisible, or restricting the gaze in the name of progress? --
Ch. 5. Civilising the Congo, which story, whose truth : wherewith criminology? --
Ch. 6. 'A living lesson in the museum of order' : the case of the Royal Museum for Central Africa, Brussels --
Ch. 7. Contingencies of encounter, crime and punishment : on the purposeful avoidance of 'global criminology' --
Ch. 8. A reflected gaze of humanity : reflections on vision, memory and genocide --
Ch. 9. Teaching the significance of genocide and our indifference : the Liberation War Museum, Dhaka, Bangladesh --
Ch. 10. Enlightenment, wedding guests and terror : the exceptional and the normal revisited.
Responsibility: Wayne Morrison.


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