realist criminology

realist criminology

Dictionary of sociology. 2013.

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  • criminology, critical — Also termed radical criminology, this perspective emerged in the early 1970s, as an explicitly politicized body of work. Drawing on varieties of Marxism (and in some cases anarchism ), it adopted a conflict perspective and placed emphasis upon… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • criminology, realist — Sometimes also termed ‘Left Realism’, realist criminology emerged in the mid 1980s, in the work of Jock Young and others in Britain (see, for example, the special issue of Contemporary Crises, 1988). Its proponents emphasize social causes of… …   Dictionary of sociology

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  • РЕАЛИСТИЧЕСКАЯ КРИМИНОЛОГИЯ — (REALIST CRIMINOLOGY) Направление в британской криминологии, появившееся в 1980 е гг., иногда его называют также «левым реализмом». Преступность в рамках этого направления объясняется с точки зрения социальной депривации и неравенства, поэтому… …   Социологический словарь

  • Left realism — Left Realist Criminology emerged out of Critical Criminology as a reaction against what was perceived to be the Left s failure to take a practical interest in everyday crime, leaving it to the Right Realists to monopolise the political agenda on… …   Wikipedia

  • Jock Young — is a sociologist and criminologist.He began teaching at Enfield College of Technology.He was a member of the National Deviancy Conference in the late 1960 s and 1970s [Hopkins Burke, R. (2001) An Introduction to Criminological Theory , Cullompton …   Wikipedia

  • Roger Matthews — is a British criminologist. He is currently Professor of Criminology at London South Bank University.Matthews is one of the key figures in left realism, a criminological critique of both the dominant administrative criminology and the left… …   Wikipedia

  • John Lea — is a left realist criminologist based at the Crime and Conflict Research Centre, Middlesex University.He graduated from the London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London with a BSc in Economics in 1967, before gaining MSc …   Wikipedia

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