Crime, Shame and Reintegration / Edition 1

Crime, Shame and Reintegration / Edition 1

by John Braithwaite
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521356687

ISBN-13: 2900521356687

Pub. Date: 04/28/1989

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A contribution to general criminological theory is supplied by this study's claim that the key to why some societies have higher crime rates than others lies in the way different cultures shame wrongdoing.

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A contribution to general criminological theory is supplied by this study's claim that the key to why some societies have higher crime rates than others lies in the way different cultures shame wrongdoing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900521356687
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/1989
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
236

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Whither criminological theory?; 2. The dominant theoretical traditions: labeling, subcultural, control, opportunity and learning theories; 3. Facts a theory of crime ought to fit; 4. The family model of the criminal process: reintegrative shaming; 5. Why and how does shaming work?; 6. Social conditions conducive to reintegrative shaming; 7. Summary of the theory; 8. Testing the theory; 9. Reintegrative shaming and white collar crime; 10. Shaming and the good society; References; Index.

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