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Description - Criminology, Civilisation and the New World Order by Wayne Morrison

Expertly authored by the co-editor of the best-selling text Cultural Criminology Unleashed, this book re-examines criminology in a global context. Wide-ranging and up-to-date, it covers the topics of colonialism and post-colonialism, genocide, state control, the impact of September 11th and the post-9/11 world. Exploring the relationship between a modern discipline and modernity, it reworks the history and composition of criminology in light of September 11th and the prevalence of genocide in modernity. Analizing statistics, anthropology and the everyday assumptions of criminology's history, this text addresses the political and scholarly grip on the territorial state and the absence of a global criminology. Rejecting the prevalent belief that September 11th and the responses it evoked were exceptions that either destroyed or revealed the absence of global legal order, the author argues that, in fact, they confirm the nature of the world order of modernity. A compelling and topical volume, this is a must read for anyone interested or studying in the areas of criminology and criminal justice.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781904385882
ISBN-10: 1904385885
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 424
Imprint: Routledge Cavendish
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Wayne Morrison

Wayne Morrison is a member of the School of Law, Queen Mary, University of London and Director of the University of London's External Undergraduate Programmes for Law.

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