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This new book by Richard Ericson explores the alarming trend across Western societies of treating every imaginable source of harm as a crime. It locates this trend in the 21st century obsession with insecurity fostered by neo-liberal governments. It is grounded in leading-edge theory and research across academic disciplines.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780745638294
ISBN-10: 0745638295
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 14mm)
Pages: 266
Imprint: Polity Press
Publisher: Polity Press
Publish Date: 13-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Richard V. Ericson

Richard Ericson is Professor and Director of Criminology at the University of Toronto.

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