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- Author(s)Simon Winlow,Steve Hall
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication26/05/2015
- GenreSocial Issues, Services & Welfare
- Series TitleNew Directions in Critical Criminology
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content Note1 black & white illustrations, 2 black & white tables, 1 black & white line drawings
- Weight181 g
- Width129 mm
- Height198 mm
- Table Of Contents1. Introduction 2. Mainstream Classical and Contemporary Theories 3. The Critical Tradition 4. The Radical Realist Response 5. Untangling the Politics of Criminological Theory 6. Ultra-Realist Criminological Theory 7. Conclusion: Approaching the Reality of Our Times.
- Author BiographySteve Hall is Professor of Criminology at Teesside University and Co-Director of the Teesside Centre for Realist Criminology. In the 1970s he was a nomadic musician, general labourer and avid reader of anything political or philosophical. In the 1980s he worked with young offenders in the deindustrializing North-East of England, and he was politically active during the steelworks and mine closures in County Durham. In the 1990s he began teaching, researching and publishing. Essentially a criminologist, he has also published in the fields of sociology, history and radical philosophy. He is author of numerous articles and Theorizing Crime and Deviance (Sage, 2012), and co-author of Violent Night (Berg, 2006), Criminal Identities and Consumer Culture (Routledge, 2008), Rethinking Social Exclusion (Sage, 2013) and Riots and Political Protest (Routledge, 2015). He is co-editor of New Directions in Criminology (Routledge, 2012). Simon Winlow is Professor of Criminology at Teesside University and Co-Director of the Teesside Centre for Realist Criminology. He completed his PhD at the University of Durham in the 1990s before commencing work as a researcher on the ESRC Violence Research Programme and a lecturer in criminology and sociology in various UK universities. He is the author of numerous articles and Badfellas (Berg, 2001), and co-author of Bouncers (Oxford University Press, 2003), Violent Night (Berg, 2006), Criminal Identities and Consumer Culture (Willan/Routledge, 2008), Rethinking Social Exclusion (Sage, 2013) and Riots and Political Protest (Routledge, 2015). He is co-editor of New Directions in Criminological Theory (Routledge, 2012) and New Directions in Crime and Deviancy (Routledge, 2012).
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