The Sparking Discipline of Criminology
John Braithwaite and the construction of critical social science and social justice
Edited by Stephan Parmentier, Lode Walgrave, Ivo Aertsen, Jeroen Maesschalck, and Letizia Paoli
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction: Criminology in search of new frontiers
Ivo Aertsen, Jeroen Maesschalck, Letizia Paoli, Stephan Parmentier and Lode Walgrave
Laudatio for John Braithwaite
Between evangelism and charlatanism. Reflections on the social responsibility of criminology and other social sciences
Our sense of justice. Values, justice and punishment
Why criminology needs outsiders
Braithwaite, criminology and the debate on public social science
Ian Loader and Richard Sparks
Why research cannot but be trans-disciplinary in complex matters of ethos and justice
Opportunities and dangers of capitalist criminology
Selected publications by John Braithwaite by subject (1979-2010)
About the authors
Format: Edited volume - paperback
Size: 240 × 160 × 10 mm
Publication: December 06, 2011
Stock item number: 65146
Ivo Aertsen is Professor of Criminology and Restorative Justice at KU Leuven.
Jeroen Maesschalck is Professor of Criminology and Police Studies at KU Leuven.
Letizia Paoli is Professor of Criminology and Organised Crime at KU Leuven.
Lode Walgrave is Emeritus Professor of Criminology and Juvenile Justice at KU Leuven.
Stephan Parmentier is Professor of Sociology of Crime, Law and Human Rights at KU Leuven.
[...] it deserves to be read by all criminologists who make any claim to appreciating the breadth and depth of the criminological endeavour, and it will make an ideal basis for seminars of graduate students who are wrestling with the question of what is this thing called criminology.
David Biles, consultant criminologist in Canberra, Australia, former Deputy Director of the Australian Institute of Criminology for 'Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Books'.