Tag: criminology

Insa Koch: The Making of Modern Slavery in Austerity Britain

focaal_admin , June 12th, 2020

Insa Koch, London School of Economics States’ claims that they are relieving human suffering have become a central element of their ongoing liberal legitimation amid their production of…


Book Review: The Use and Abuse of Music: Criminal Records by Eleanor Peters

Rose Deller , January 16th, 2020

In The Use and Abuse of Music: Criminal Records, Eleanor Peters introduces music as a powerful instrument for thinking critically about crime and its contested meanings, while also…

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In the Journals May, 2019

williamodum , May 30th, 2019

Welcome back to In the Journals, a brief look at just a few articles that have been published in previous months on policing, law, and governance. These readings…


In the Journals – March 2017

Sean Miller , April 3rd, 2017

Welcome back to In the Journals, a monthly review of just a fraction of the most recent academic research on security, crime, policing, and the law. With the…


The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatter Syllabus Project, Week 25: Kevin G. Karpiak on the banality of police violence

kevinkarpiak , March 29th, 2017

Desk of a Police sergeant in Munich, Germany © Wikimedia Commons The editors of Anthropoliteia are happy to continue an ongoing series The Anthropoliteia #BlackLivesMatterSyllabus Project, which will …


Indefinite detention for advocating jihadi violence

Dr. Marranci , February 1st, 2015

The Sydney Morning Herald contacted me for a comment on former judge Anthony Whealy’s suggestion to imprison terrorists and terrorist advocates indefinitely till proven de-radicalised. A short q…

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