The Resource A philosophy of the social construction of crime, David Polizzi

A philosophy of the social construction of crime, David Polizzi

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A philosophy of the social construction of crime
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A philosophy of the social construction of crime
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David Polizzi
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eng
Summary
It is well known that the social definition of individuals and ethnic groups helps legitimize how they are addressed by law enforcement. The philosophy of the social construction of crime and criminal behaviour reflects how individuals, such as police officers, construct meaning from the perspective from which they emerge, which in turn influences their law enforcement outlook. In the field, this is generally viewed through a positivist frame of reference which fails to critically examine assumptions of approach and practice. Written by an international specialist in this area, this is the first book which attempts to situate the social construction of crime and criminal behaviour within the philosophical context of phenomenology and how these constructions help inform, and ultimately justify, the policies employed to address them. Challenging existing thinking, this is essential reading for academics and students interested in social theory and theories of criminology
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Polizzi, David
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index present
LC call number
HV6001
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non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Criminology
  • Crime
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Criminology
  • Crime
  • Criminology
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A philosophy of the social construction of crime, David Polizzi
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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1 online resource.
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online
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9781447327332
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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not applicable
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remote
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  • 4096151
  • 22573/ctt1t708b9
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  • (OCoLC)929851691
  • (OCoLC)ocn929851691
Label
A philosophy of the social construction of crime, David Polizzi
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781447327332
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 4096151
  • 22573/ctt1t708b9
System control number
  • (OCoLC)929851691
  • (OCoLC)ocn929851691

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