By David F. Greenberg
During this accelerated and up-to-date moment variation of a respected reader in Marxist criminology, editor David F. Greenberg brings jointly writings approximately crime that diversity from vintage articles via Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels to various modern essays. Taking an explicitly Marxist standpoint, the articles care for quite a few points of criminology, together with equipped crime, delinquency, city crime, legal legislation, and legal justice. To the unique textual content, Greenberg has additional items on race and crime, gender and crime, rape, arson for revenue, and vehicle robbery.
With broad prefatory fabric ready through Greenberg, in addition to editorial notes, and a thesaurus of Marxist terminology, Crime and Capitalism is an essential textual content for college students and pros within the fields of criminology, felony justice, social heritage, and sociology.
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There can be no slave without a master, no serf without a lord, no worker without a capitalist. ), the distinction itself is qualitative. This means that class is not defined by income, occupational prestige, or lifestyle, though all these things may influence one's consciousness of one's class, that is, one's subjective class identification. Introduction 17 When one class lacks the means of production, it is in a position to be exploited by those classes who do. Serfs are permitted to cultivate land for their own use only on condition that they pay feudal rent to the lord.
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It is not certain, though, whether crime rates are lower because social inequality is considerably less, as Lane (1971:74) indicates to be the case, or because law enforcement is more effective. Prison populations in the Soviet Union are several times higher than in the United States, and restrictions on geographical mobility in the Soviet Union make possible a degree of social control not available in the United States in the "war against crime" (Shelley, 1980). Introduction 31 REFERENCES American Friends SeIVice Committee (AFSC) Working Party (1971).
Crime and Capitalism: Readings in Marxist Criminology by David F. Greenberg