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New modes of governance and the commodification of criminological knowledge

Walters, Reece (2003). New modes of governance and the commodification of criminological knowledge. Social and Legal Studies, 12(1) pp. 5–26.

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This article explores the influence of new modes of governance on the production of criminological knowledge. In doing so, it examines the rise of discourses on risk and critiques the ways in which academic environments are changing under new managerialist philosophies. The article further explores the increasing 'commodification of criminological knowledge' and analyses its effect on contemporary criminological scholarship. Finally, this article examines the contours of critical criminological scholarship and advocates for a criminology of resistance.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 1461-7390
Academic Unit/Department: Social Sciences > Social Policy and Criminology
Social Sciences
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: International Centre for Comparative Criminological Research (ICCCR)
Item ID: 9625
Depositing User: Mina Panchal
Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2007
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2016 16:46
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