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Criminal obsessions: Why harm matters more than crime

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Criminal obsessions is an innovative, groundbreaking critique of conventional criminological approaches to social issues. The contributors show how social harm relates to social and economic inequalities that are at the heart of the liberal state. This second edition of Criminal obsessions includes an additional essay by Simon Pemberton in which he develops theoretically the concept of social harm and discusses the future of the social harm perspective. Contributors to the edited collection ...

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Peer reviewed
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Oxford, Social Sciences, SOGE, Geography
Hillyard, P More by this author
Pantazis, C More by this author
Pemberton, S More by this author
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Publisher:
Centre for Crime and Justice Studies Publisher's website
Publication date:
2008-10-01
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pubs:647723
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uri:ba62580b-78ee-4726-ac39-78ca220e5c8d
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uuid:ba62580b-78ee-4726-ac39-78ca220e5c8d
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pubs:647723
ISBN:
978-1-906003-14-2
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