Beyond Criminology: Taking Harm Seriously

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Oktober 2004



Reassesses conventional notions of crime by examining potential categories of social harm inflicted by globalisation


1 Introduction 2 Beyond criminology? - Paddy Hillyard and Steve Tombs 3 Towards a political economy of harm: states, corporations and the production of inequality - Paddy Hillyard and Steve Tombs 4 Violence in democratic societies: towards an analytic framework - Jamil Salmi 5 A theory of moral indifference: understanding the production of harm by capitalist society - Simon Pemberton 6 State harms - Tony Ward 7 Re-orientating miscarriages of justice - Michael Naughton 8 The victimised state and the mystification of social harm - Joe Sim 9 The war on migration - Frances Webber 10 Workplace injury and death: social harm and the illusions of law - Steve Tombs 11 Prime suspect: murder in Britain - Danny Dorling 12 Gendering harm through a life course perspective - Christina Pantazis 13 Heterosexuality as harm: fitting in - Lois Bibbings 14 Children and the concept of harm - Roy Parker 15 Poverty, death and disease - Dave Gordon 16 Conclusion Notes on Contributors Index


Paddy Hillyard is Professor of Social Administration and Policy at the University of Ulster, and the author of Suspect Community (Pluto Press, 1993). Steve Tombs is Professor of Sociology at Liverpool John Moores University. Christina Pantazis is Research Fellow and Dave Gordon is Professor of Social Justice at the University of Bristol.
EAN: 9780745319049
ISBN: 0745319041
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: PLUTO PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2004
Seitenanzahl: 348 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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