Criminology and criminal policy movements
- Eugenio Raúl Zaffaroni and Edmundo Oliveira.
- Lanham, Maryland : University Press of America, 
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- xvii, 476 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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- Includes bibliographical references (pages 407-437) and index.
- Preface. History, Science, and Politics: Criminology's Foundations and Challenges - Emilio C. Viano Introduction Chapter 1. Seeking the Enemy: From Satan to Cool Criminal Law - Eugenio Raul Zaffaroni Chapter 2. Criminology and Psychiatry: The Trauma of the First Meeting - Eugenio Raul Zaffaroni Chapter 3. Criminal Law and Social Protest - Eugenio Raul Zaffaroni Chapter 4. Organized Crime: A Frustrated Category - Eugenio Raul Zaffaroni Chapter 5. Is a Non-Authoritarian Enemy Criminal Law Possible? - Eugenio Raul Zaffaroni Chapter 6. Girardin: Abolitionism between the Second Empire and the Third French Republic - Eugenio Raul Zaffaroni Chapter 7. Globalization and the Current Orientations in Criminal Policy - Eugenio Raul Zaffaroni Chapter 8. The "Dangerous Classes": The Failure of a Pre-Positivist Police Discourse - Eugenio Raul Zaffaroni Chapter 9. The Legitimation of Penal Control over the "Strangers" - Eugenio Raul Zaffaroni Chapter 10. The Path of Criminology - Eugenio Raul Zaffaroni Chapter 11. Can Criminal Law Really Contribute to the Prevention of Crimes Against Humanity? - Eugenio Raul Zaffaroni Chapter 12. Crime and Heredity - Edmundo Oliveira Chapter 13. The Delinquent by Tendency - Edmundo Oliveira Chapter 14. Importance and Usefulness of the Criminological Exam - Edmundo Oliveira Chapter 15. The Scientific Character of Criminology - Edmundo Oliveira Chapter 16. Criminology and Criminal Policy - Edmundo Oliveira Chapter 17. Prison: Past, Present and Future - Edmundo Oliveira Chapter 18. Justification for Punishment in Judicial Organization - Edmundo Oliveira Chapter 19. Penitentiary Consensualism - Edmundo Oliveira Chapter 20. Prison and Human Rights - Edmundo Oliveira Chapter 21. Technological Progress and Penal Reform - Edmundo Oliveira Chapter 22. Globalization, Cyberspace and Organized Crime on the Internet - Edmundo Oliveira Bibliography Index About the Author.
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- These studies recover the historical roots of thinking that are in conflict with, and critical of, present-day tendencies. Criminological theory over the last few decades has oscillated between extremes: on one side there are calls for increasing the state exercise of punitive power as the only means of providing security, in the face of both urban and international rime; while the other side highlights the need for reducing the exercise of punitive power because of the paradoxical effects that it produces. Useful for academics, practitioners, professionals and students, this book will certainly contribute to a wider awareness in crime prevention and criminal justice.
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