The Resource A philosophy of the social construction of crime, David Polizzi, (ebook)

A philosophy of the social construction of crime, David Polizzi, (ebook)

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A philosophy of the social construction of crime
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A philosophy of the social construction of crime
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David Polizzi
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eng
Summary
It is well known that the social definition of individuals and ethnic groups helps legitimize how they are addressed by law enforcement. The philosophy of the social construction of crime and criminal behaviour reflects how individuals, such as police officers, construct meaning from the perspective from which they emerge, which in turn influences their law enforcement outlook. In the field, this is generally viewed through a positivist frame of reference which fails to critically examine assumptions of approach and practice. Written by an international specialist in this area, this is the first book which attempts to situate the social construction of crime and criminal behaviour within the philosophical context of phenomenology and how these constructions help inform, and ultimately justify, the policies employed to address them. Challenging existing thinking, this is essential reading for academics and students interested in social theory and theories of criminology
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Polizzi, David
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364
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non fiction
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hoopla digital
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  • Criminology
  • Crime
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adult
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A philosophy of the social construction of crime, David Polizzi, (ebook)
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9781447327349
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11578762
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remote
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11578762
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
A philosophy of the social construction of crime, David Polizzi, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781447327349
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11578762
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11578762
System control number
MWT11578762
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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