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Values in criminology and community justice

Author: Malcolm Cowburn
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats

This timely and thought-provoking collection of writings considers values in crime theory, criminal justice and research practice, uncovering the many different 'sides' that criminologists, policy  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Malcolm Cowburn
ISBN: 9781447300359 1447300351 9781447300366 144730036X
OCLC Number: 862805808
Description: XIV, 394 Seiten
Contents: A brief introduction ~ Malcolm Cowburn;Section One: Values of criminological theories;Judging offenders: the moral implications of criminological theories ~ Simon Cottee;Post-modernism and criminological thought: 'Whose science? Whose knowlege?' ~ Liz Austen with Malcolm Cowburn;Marxist criminologies: whose side, which values? ~ David Moxon;A contemporary reflection on feminist criminology: whose side are we on? ~Victoria Lavis and Tammi Walker;Bringing the boys back home: re-engendering criminology ~ Anthony Ellis and Maggie Wykes;New 'racisms' and prejudices? The criminalisation of 'Asian' ~ Sunita Toor;The value(s) of cultural criminology ~ James Banks and David Moxon;Justifying 'green' criminology: values and 'taking sides' in an ecologically informed social science ~ Gary R. Potter;Section Two: Values in criminal justice;A moral in the story? Virtues, values and desistance from crime ~ Fergus McNeill and Stephen Farrall;The value of values in probation practice? ~ Jean Henderson;Developments in police education in England and Wales: values, culture and 'common-sense' policing ~ Craig Paterson and Ed Pollock;Race, religion and human rights: valuable lessons from prison ~ Muzammil Quraishi;The public-private divide: which side is criminal justice on? ~ Stephen Riley;Working with victims: values and validations ~ Marian Duggan;Money as the measure of man: values and value in the politics of reparation ~ Claire Moon;Section Three: Values in research, policy and practice;The Emperor's new clothes? Can Big Society deliver criminal justice? ~ Kevin Wong;What's valuable, what's valued in today's youth justice? ~ Anne Robinson;Economic values and evidence: evaluating criminal justice policy ~ Kevin Albertson, Katherine Albertson, Chris Fox and Dan Ellingworth;Reflections on values and ethics in narrative inquiry with (ex-)offenders ~ Paula Hamilton and Katherine Albertson;Working with different values: extremism, hate and sex crimes ~ Malcolm Cowburn, Marian Duggan and Ed Pollock;Value for money? The politics of contract research ~ Paul Senior.
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