State Crime and Immorality: The Corrupting Influence of the Powerful

State Crime and Immorality: The Corrupting Influence of the Powerful

by Mark Monaghan, Simon Prideaux


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781447316756
Publisher: Policy Press at the Univ of Bristol
Publication date: 03/15/2016
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Mark Monaghan is a lecturer in sociology, social policy, and crime at the University of Leeds, where Simon Prideaux is associate professor of social policy, disability, and crime.

Table of Contents

List of tables
About the authors
1. Introduction
2. Defining the State, its Institutions, Allies and Protagonists
3. The State, Corporations and Organised Crime
4. Drugs and Thugs: Examples of Organised Crime, State Collusion and Limited Responses
5. The Media as Both an Influential and Supportive Arm of the State
6. Beyond the Borders: State Terrorism from Without and Against the ‘Other’
7. Without and Within: State Crime in Northern Ireland (Violence, Collusion and the Paramilitaries)
8. Fighting the Enemy Within: Internal State Terrorism, Argentina’s ‘Dirty War’ (1976-83), the UK Miners’
Strike (1984-5) and the ‘Battle’
9. Conclusion: the role, nature and control of state crime 

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