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How well does theory travel? David Garland in the global south

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How well does theory travel? The article examines this question by exploring how David Garland's work on crime control in Britain and the United States might be used to shed light on crime control in South Africa. I argue that theory travels badly when what is transferred is not the hard work of genealogical method but the shiny concepts that are the product of somebody else's labour. Entire countries and regions appear to have come off an assembly line, each made from the same parts, each mo...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1111/hojo.12182

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Department:
Oxford, SSD, SIAS, Area Studies
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Howard Journal of Criminal Justice Journal website
Volume:
55
Issue:
4
Pages:
514–531
Publication date:
2016-01-01
Acceptance date:
2016-09-14
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-2311
ISSN:
0265-5527
Pubs id:
pubs:656087
URN:
uri:3dd86f96-ade0-4272-9490-1c614fb32c8e
UUID:
uuid:3dd86f96-ade0-4272-9490-1c614fb32c8e
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pubs:656087
Paper number:
4

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