New PDF release: Crime And Capitalism: Readings in Marxist Crimonology

By David F. Greenberg

ISBN-10: 1566390265

ISBN-13: 9781566390262

During this multiplied and up to date moment version 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 quite a few modern essays. Taking an explicitly Marxist viewpoint, the articles take care of numerous facets of criminology, together with equipped crime, delinquency, city crime, felony legislations, 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 vast prefatory fabric ready through Greenberg, in addition to editorial notes, and a word list of Marxist terminology, "Crime and Capitalism" is an crucial textual content for college kids and execs within the fields of criminology, felony justice, social background, and sociology. David F. Greenberg is Professor of Sociology at long island college and the writer of "The development of Homosexuality".

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28 For the work of Central and East European criminologists, see All-Union Institute 11974), Buchholz et al. (1974), Dzekebaev (1974), Godony 11974a, b), Jasinski (1978), Vermes (1978),and Redo 119S0l. For Western work on crime in socialist societies, see Connor 11972), Juviler 11976), Brady 11977), Wilson, Greenblatt, and Wilson (1977), Solomon (1978), Volgyes (1978), Salas 11979), Balkan, Berger, and Schmidt 11980:324-34), Shelley 11980), and Greenberg 11980b). 29 For example, Quinney praises Cuba and China as places where "popular justice institutions have been created and supported by the state.

Gordon 11971) and Quinney 1197B:399l. On the other hand. Steven Spitzer's (1975) sketch of a Marxian approach to deviance theory is exemplary in taking explicit account of both base and superstructure. 24 To the extent that this is true. Marxist and non-Marxist criminology are not in competition with one another. and it would be meaningless to ask which is better. except insofar as one was concerned with judgments about the relative importance of the questions that each perspective raised. 25 The difficulties in operationalizing Sutherland's differential association theory.

Becoming Deviant. : Prentice-Hall. Meier, Robert (19761. " Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology 67:461-69. , and Edward W. Bohlander 119761. " Sociological Inquiry 46:95-106. Mike, Barry 119761. " International Journal of Criminology and Penology 4:211-38. Mills, C. Wright (19591. The Power Elite. New York: Oxford University Press. Mitford, Jessica (19741. Kind and Usual Punishment. New York: Vintage. Mugsford, S. K. (19741. " The Sociological Quarterly 15:591-96. Police on the Homefront. Philadelphia: American Friends Service Committee.

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