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Criminalization, Representation, Regulation : Thinking Differently About Crime, Hardback Book

Criminalization, Representation, Regulation : Thinking Differently About Crime Hardback

Edited by Deborah R. Brock, Dr. Amanda Glasbeek, Carmela Murdocca


What is a crime and how do we construct it? The answers to these questions are complex and entangled in a web of power relations that require us to think differently about processes of criminalization and regulation.

This book draws on Foucault's concept of governmentality as a lens to analyze and critique how crime is understood, reproduced, and challenged.

It explores the dynamic interplay between practices of representation, processes of criminalization, and the ways that these circulate to both reflect and constitute crime and "justice."


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 480 pages
  • Publisher: University of Toronto Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Criminology: legal aspects
  • ISBN: 9781442608931



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