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Crisis, what crisis? Regulation and the academic orthodoxy

Tombs, Steve (2015). Crisis, what crisis? Regulation and the academic orthodoxy. Howard Journal of Criminal Justice, 54(1) pp. 57–72.

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What can criminology or socio-legal studies tell us about the causes of the financial crisis – a failure of regulation, at the very least – or ways in which further such crises might be prevented, mitigated, responded to? The article begins by setting out the emergence and dimensions of the academic orthodoxy on regulation – a series of shared assumptions regarding feasible and desirable forms of regulation. Then it undertakes
quantitative and qualitative content analysis of work on regulation and the crisis to assess the extent to which this orthodoxy has been reassessed in the light of events since 2007.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2015 The Howard League and John Wiley & Sons Ltd
ISSN: 1468-2311
Keywords: criminology; socio-legal studies; financial crisis; regulation; orthodoxy
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies > Social Policy and Criminology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: Harm and Evidence Research Collaborative (HERC)
Item ID: 42002
Depositing User: Steve Tombs
Date Deposited: 30 Jan 2015 11:48
Last Modified: 09 Aug 2019 05:02
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