A philosophy of the social construction of crime /

It is well known that the social definition of individuals and ethnic groups helps legitimize how they are addressed by law enforcement. The philosophy of the social construction of crime and criminal behaviour reflects how individuals, such as police officers, construct meaning from the perspective...

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Main Author: Polizzi, David (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Bristol : Policy Press, 2015.
Series:Policy Press shorts. Insights.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Phenomenology, social construction, and criminality: Some beginning observations
  • 2. The phenomenology of the social construction of crime: Social context and structural realities, and the meaning of being
  • 3. The social construction of criminal behavior: Toward a phenomenology of strain
  • 4. Some closing reflections.