Crime, Governance and Existential Predicaments

Crime, Governance and Existential Predicaments

by James Hardie-Bick, R. Lippens (Editor)


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This collection focuseson the existential predicaments and choices that underpin current debates and developments in the governance of crime and criminal justice and argues for the relevance of existentialist thought for enhancing a critical and philosophically inspired criminological imagination.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230283152
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 11/08/2011
Edition description: 2011
Pages: 203
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

DON CREWE Senior Lecturer in Criminology, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK
SIMON GREEN Lecturer in Community Justice and Criminology, University of Hull, UK
PHIL HADFIELD Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Criminal Justice Studies, University of Leeds, UK
CLAUDIUS MESSNER Associate Professor of the Philosophy of Law, University of Salento, Italy
DANNY O'ROURKE-DICARLO Lecturer in Social Science, York University, Canada
DAVID POLIZZI Assistant Professor of Corrections, Indiana State University, USA
JAMES SHEPTYCKI Professor of Criminology, York University, Canada

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors Introduction; J.Hardie-Bick & R.Lippens Goffman, Existentialism and Criminology; J.Hardie-Bick& P.Hadfield Subjectivation as Problem and Project: Is there an Existentialist Motif in Foucault?; C.Messner Vengeance and Furies: Existential Dilemmas in Penal Decision Making; S.Green Total Institutions and the Last Human Freedom; J.Hardie-Bick Existential Predicaments and Constabulary Ethics; D.O'Rourke & J.Sheptycki Heidegger, Restorative Justice and Desistance: A Phenomenological Perspective; D.Polizzi Crime, Harm and Responsibility; D.Crewe Mystical Sovereignty and the Emergence of Control Society; R.Lippens Index

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