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Inequalities, Crime, and Citizenship

South, N (2007) 'Inequalities, Crime, and Citizenship.' In: UNSPECIFIED, (ed.) The Blackwell Companion to Social Inequalities. UNSPECIFIED, 350 - 371. ISBN 9780631231547, 0631231544

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Abstract

As Hagan and Petersen observe, "Linkages between social inequality and crime have been subjects of speculation as well as some dispute since the early days of European . . . and American Criminology" (1995: 1). Such "speculation" and "dispute" persist, not only in criminology but also in adjacent academic fields. In part, this is because the problems of crime (commission and victimization) and of inequality are real-world problems attracting sustained attention from politicians and policy makers, commentators and media, interest groups across a wide spectrum (criminal justice agencies, victim support groups, prison reform advocacy organizations) and, of course, the general public.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Sociology, Department of
Depositing User: Elena Pupaza
Date Deposited: 09 Mar 2017 16:13
Last Modified: 30 Jan 2019 16:18
URI: http://repository.essex.ac.uk/id/eprint/10685

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