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Canadian-only ProductCriminology: Critical Canadian Perspectives

By Kirsten Kramar

Published by Pearson Education Canada

Published Date: Oct 30, 2010

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The contributions to this book provide a solid foundation of knowledge about theories of crime causation and measurement of crime, social control institutions, and criminological research.

Table of Contents

Preface

 

PART 1

Criminology Foundations

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Criminology: What is Crime?

Kirsten Kramar, University of Winnipeg

Chapter 2 - Criminal Law And Criminal Responsibility

Diana Young, Carleton University

Chapter 3 - Canadian Criminal Statistics: Knowledge, Governance and Politics

Kevin D. Haggerty, University of Alberta

Chapter 4 - A Specialized Criminal Justice System for Canadian Youth:

Critical Overview of Historical and Contemporary Developments in Law and Procedures Governing Youth Offending

Ruth M. Mann, University of Windsor

PART 2

THE RISE OF CRIMINOLOGICAL THOUGHT: THE LEGACY OF THE 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th CENTURIES

Chapter 5 - The Pathological Approach to Crime: Individually Based Theories

Heidi Rimke, University of Winnipeg

Chapter 6 - Sociological Theories of Crime and Criminality

Kirsten Kramar, University of Winnipeg

 

PART 3

CONTEMPORARY CONCEPTUAL TOOLS

Chapter 7 - Feminist Contributions to Criminology

Kirstin Kramar, University of Winnipeg

Chapter 8 - Critical Realist Criminology

Jon Frauley, University of Ottawa

Chapter 9 - On Postcolonialism and Criminology

Renisa Mawani, University of British Columbia and David Sealy, York University

Chapter 10 - Governmentality and Criminology

Randy Lippert, University of Windsor and Grace Park, York University

 

PART 4

CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON CURRENT ISSUES

Chapter 11 - Immigrant and Refugee Women and the Unintended Consequences of Domestic Violence Policy

Rashmee Singh, University of Toronto and American Bar Foundation

Chapter 12 - Governing Security

Benoît Dupont, Université du Montréal

Chapter 13 - “Speaking for the Dead”: Forensic Science and Wrongful Convictions

Kirsten Kramar, University of Winnipeg

Chapter 14 - Talking Trash with the Supreme Court of Canada: The Reasonable Expectation of Privacy Under the Charter

Richard Jochelson, University of Winnipeg

 

Index

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ISBN-10: 0-13-175529-3

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-175529-1

Format: Book

CDN$115.10

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