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NCJ Number: 148891 Find in a Library
Title: Radical Criminology: New, Critical, or Marxist?
Journal: Revija za Kimininalistiko in Kriminologijo  Volume:45  Issue:1  Dated:(Januar-Marec 1994)  Pages:1-18
Author(s): Z Kanduc
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 18
Type: Best Practice/State-of-the-Art Review
Format: Article
Language: Serbo-Croatian
Country: Yugoslavia (Former)
Annotation: This summary of what is new, critical, and Marxist in radical criminology also reviews the paradigmatic value of radical criminology.
Abstract: In the first part of the text, contributions of radical criminologists are placed in a diachronic and synchronic structure of criminological theory. The antithetic critical nature of so-called critical criminology is cited, touching the question of whether the concept of Marxist criminology is feasible. In the second part, the evolution of radical criminology in different social and cultural environments is presented. 81 references
Main Term(s): Radical criminology
Index Term(s): Critical criminology; Epidemiology of crime; Marxism; Social control theory
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