Tag Archives: Critical Criminology

Jack Douglas by John M. Johnson

John M. Johnson “The Vision and Broken Heart of Jack D. Douglas” in Symbolic Interaction  (2015, preview). I have read the preview of this article and it told me a lot about the man and his background. What a hard … Continue reading

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Faberman and Criminogenic Markets

“A Criminogenic Market Structure: the automobile Industry”  by Harvey A. Farberman was published in The Sociological Quarterly in 1975. I read it while I was a Lecturer in Politics at Adelaide University and thought the whole idea of criminogenic markets was very … Continue reading

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Geoff Sharp

First Published in jimsresearchnotes 3 Oct 2011 One of the most interesting points Jock Young makes in The Criminological Imagination (p. 208) is that the early criminology literature was part of “the deconstructionist impulse” which began in the United States in the early … Continue reading

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National Deviancy Symposium 1968-1973

Before leaving the Department of Sociology at Aberdeen University I went to two meetings of the National Deviancy Symposium at York in 1969 and 1970. as well as publishing, together with Gerry Popplestone, an article on labelling theory. I had also bought three … Continue reading

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