The New European Criminology: Crime and Social Order in Europe

The New European Criminology: Crime and Social Order in Europe

by Vincenzo Ruggiero
     
 

This reader gathers together leading criminologists from all over Europe to consider crime and responses to crime within and across borders. It constitutes the most comprehensive collection available of key debates in the field.

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This reader gathers together leading criminologists from all over Europe to consider crime and responses to crime within and across borders. It constitutes the most comprehensive collection available of key debates in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415162937
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/21/1998
Pages:
548
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.25(d)
Lexile:
1490L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
List of contributors
Introduction: Towards a European criminological community1
Pt. IEuropean prospects17
1Crime, market-liberalism and the European idea19
2Conflicts and convergences in criminology: bringing politics and economy back in37
3Remarks on social control, state sovereignty and citizenship in the New Europe52
4From inclusive to exclusive society: nightmares in the European dream64
Pt. IIPenality and criminal justice93
5A crisis of youth or of juridical response?95
6Prison: between the law and social action101
7Between civility and state119
8The 'sensitive perimeter' of the prison: a key to understanding the durability of the penal institution125
9"The big thieves hang the small ones": equality before the criminal law in an unequal society136
10Prison and alternatives to prison in Spain146
11Another angle on European harmonisation: the case of the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture156
12Victims' perceptions of police services in East and West Europe180
Pt. IIICriminal business201
13Some observations on illegal markets203
14Drugs, war and crime in the post-Soviet Balkans216
15The market and crime in Russia230
16Russian organised crime: moving beyond ideology242
17The pentiti's contribution to the conceptualization of the Mafia phenomenon264
Pt. IVThe international and the local287
18Glocal organised crime: context and pretext289
19Crime and the sense of one's place: globalization, restructuring and insecurity in an English town304
20The moral crusade on violence in Sweden: moral panic, or material for small-talk indignation?323
21Youth deviance and social exclusion in Greece339
22Criminality or criminalization of migrants in Greece? An attempt at synthesis350
23Crime and the welfare state: the case of the United Kingdom and Sweden368
24Running risks and managing dangers: street robbery as a matter of trust395
Pt. VHorizons403
25'Ideology with human victims': the institution of 'crime and punishment' between social control and social exclusion: historical and theoretical issues405
26The delinquent as a fading category of knowledge425
27Corporate and state crimes against the environment: foundations for a green perspective in European criminology443
28War and crime in the former Yugoslavia462
29Towards a criminology of war in Europe480
Index507

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