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On globalisation and exceptionalism

Muncie, John (2011). On globalisation and exceptionalism. In: Nelken, David ed. Comparative Criminal Justice and Globalisation. Advances in Criminology. Farnham: Ashgate, pp. 87–106.

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The twin concepts of globalisation and exceptionalism appear antithetical. Globalisation implies degrees of convergence. Exceptionalism connotes difference and diversity. But both are routinely employed to describe contemporary trajectories in international criminal justice. ...

This chapter explores the theoretical origins of these sensitising concepts and examines their adequacy, either singly or jointly, as tools in unravelling the complexities of national and international criminal justice policy formulation, exchange, reform and implementation.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2011 David Nelken
ISBN: 0-7546-7681-1, 978-0-7546-7681-2
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > History, Religious Studies, Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: International Centre for Comparative Criminological Research (ICCCR)
Harm and Evidence Research Collaborative (HERC)
Item ID: 29681
Depositing User: John Muncie
Date Deposited: 06 Oct 2011 09:42
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2016 11:06
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