Category Archives: Critical Criminology

Paranoia and the Dynamics of Exclusion

This is the subject of a lecture given by Geoff Sharp in the late 1960s. I dedicate it to his memory. Paranoia and the Dynamics of Exclusion Posted on February 10, 2011 by jimsresearchnotes Classic “mental illness” explanations and beyond: Edwin M. Lemert was one of … Continue reading

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The Radical Roots of Symbolic Interactionism

Early symbolic interaction was strongly influenced by critical criminology. Edwin Sutherland was both a critical criminologist and a symbolic interactionist: “Edwin Hardin Sutherland (Gibbon, Nebraska August 13, 1883 – October 11, 1950 Bloomington, Indiana) was an American sociologist. He is considered as one of the most … Continue reading

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